Located along a stretch of Orchard Lake Road that is home to several Indian restaurants, Udipi is the only vegetarian one. Unusual and delicious dishes, including vada, a savory donut made of lentil flour and dotted with bright green cilantro, and dosa, a crêpe made of rice flour, filled to overflowing with tomatoes, potatoes and onions. House-made naan, too.
State Bar is attached to the ever-popular State Theatre. The decor is romantic and there are a variety of beers, liquors, and appetizers. Black and white historic photos of a once-magnificent Detroit—impressions of a beloved city—hang on every wall. Perfectly soothing. All are welcome.
Time and again, Burt Lancaster chose to make smart, truly adult movies that challenged both himself and his audience. A new biography paints a detailed and sympathetic (but not always flattering) portrait.