James Beard award winning chef Jimmy Schmidt’s acclaimed Rattlesnake restaurant offers Certified Prime Angus beef, using seasonal organic and sustainable ingredients in creating their flavorful meals. Try the Filet, infused with Porcini and Truffle oil, and grilled atop Ragout of Chanterelles, roast shallots and Mache, and gold smashed potatoes. Prime CAB steaks and chops include an 8 0z Filet Mignon, Xtra cut Prime 13 oz Filet, 16 oz New York Strip, 20 oz KC Strip and the 24 oz Beef Porterhouse. Specialty Toppings and crusts include crunchy parmesan, pistacio-cumin, Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese and the honey Tellicherry pepper bacon.
Their Prime CAB is hand-selected from Rattlesnake chefs to insure their in-house quality and consistency. As a seasonal special entrée try the filet which is vacuum infused with coffee and cocoa. Lamb lovers will enjoy the rack of Michigan Spring lamb, roasted with garlicky hazelnut crust, ragout of artichokes and argula, red pepper millet, Zinfandel essence and spring onion oil. Awards include the Ivy Award, Gourmet Americas Top Tables and Americas Best Restaurants and the Wine Spectators Award Winning Wine Lists.
300 River Place Detroit, Mi. 48207 313.567.4400
ANGELINA ITALIAN BISTRO
Steeped in the traditions of Italy, with a refreshingly modern attitude, Angelina’s Italian Bistro is a fine new addition to Grand Circus Park. With floor to ceiling windows, offering beautiful views of the Detroit Opera House and Comerica Park, the bistro provides true urban flair with atmosphere a’ la mode. Featuring house-made hand crafted pasta’s, organic pork, free-ranged poultry and the freshest seafood. It also features an antipasti bar with an open kitchen view. However, Angelina’s New York Strip Steak, with horseradish whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus and cranberry reduction is a carnivores delight, $26.
Don’t miss the Arancini – fried risotto, roasted red pepper, mozzarella and aioli, $8.5 or the Angelina Minestrone $3/$4, both a pleasant surprise. The full bar highlights Detroit’s own Motor City Brewing Works and the Bistro features an extensive wine list from around the world, favoring Italian, Californian and Australian reds. Bubbly, ports and a creative martini list are sure to satisfy, with the Tuaca Sorbet and Cioccolata amongst the most inviting this time of year.
1565 Broadway Detroit Mi. 48226 313. 962. 1355