October 19, 2019

15 cozy fall dishes to try at Detroit-area restaurants

Fall is upon us, and with it comes cozy sweaters, bonfires, and some of the most comforting food you'll eat all year. Whether it be candied yams, savory stews, or pumpkin cheesecake, there's something for everyone. You can warm up with these hearty dishes on crisp fall days, offered by restaurants all over metro Detroit.

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Parc
800 Woodward Ave, Detroit; 313-922-7272; parcdetroit.com
Butternut Squash Orecchiette: Roasted butternut squash served with broccoli rabe, mint pesto, pecorino, and toasted sunflower seeds.
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Parc

800 Woodward Ave, Detroit; 313-922-7272; parcdetroit.com
Butternut Squash Orecchiette: Roasted butternut squash served with broccoli rabe, mint pesto, pecorino, and toasted sunflower seeds.

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The Meeting House 
301 Main St., Rochester; 248-759-4825; themeetinghouserochester.com
Lightly Smoked Chicken Breast: Maple-basted spaghetti squash served with baby carrots, sugar snap peas, and sage. 
Roasted Vegetable: Mixed greens served with butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, toasted pumpkin seeds, white balsamic vinaigrette, and chèvre.
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The Meeting House

  301 Main St., Rochester; 248-759-4825; themeetinghouserochester.com
Lightly Smoked Chicken Breast: Maple-basted spaghetti squash served with baby carrots, sugar snap peas, and sage.
Roasted Vegetable: Mixed greens served with butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, toasted pumpkin seeds, white balsamic vinaigrette, and chèvre.

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Beverly Hills Grill
31471 Southfield Rd., Beverly Hills; 248-642-2355; beverlyhillsgrill.com
Pan Seared Walleye: Roasted redskin potatoes, tomatoes, corn, kale, peas, tomato fennel broth, and sesame-lime vinaigrette. 
Veal Saltimbocca: Fingerling potatoes, artichokes, grape tomatoes, asparagus, crispy prosciutto, and lemon sage white wine butter sauce.
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Beverly Hills Grill

31471 Southfield Rd., Beverly Hills; 248-642-2355; beverlyhillsgrill.com
Pan Seared Walleye: Roasted redskin potatoes, tomatoes, corn, kale, peas, tomato fennel broth, and sesame-lime vinaigrette.
Veal Saltimbocca: Fingerling potatoes, artichokes, grape tomatoes, asparagus, crispy prosciutto, and lemon sage white wine butter sauce.

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Commonwealth Cafe
300 Hamilton Row, Birmingham; 248-792-9766; gocommonwealth.com?
Baklava Pancakes: Served with toasted pistachios, maple syrup, and pistachio honey butter.
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Commonwealth Cafe

300 Hamilton Row, Birmingham; 248-792-9766; gocommonwealth.com
? Baklava Pancakes: Served with toasted pistachios, maple syrup, and pistachio honey butter.

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One Eyed Betty’s
175 W. Troy St, Ferndale; 248-808-6633; oneeyedbettys.com
Betty Burger: Burger served with pecan smoked bacon, sharp cheddar, garlic aioli, greens, tomato, onion, and a side of fries.
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One Eyed Betty’s

175 W. Troy St, Ferndale; 248-808-6633; oneeyedbettys.com
Betty Burger: Burger served with pecan smoked bacon, sharp cheddar, garlic aioli, greens, tomato, onion, and a side of fries.

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Parks & Rec
1942 Grand River Ave, Detroit; 313-446-8370; parksandrecdiner.com
Sweet Potato Cakes: Sweet potatoes, candied pumpkin seeds, whipped honey butter, and bourbon caramel.
Lamb Sammy: Lamb patty served with a house biscuit, tzatziki sauce, pickled relish, poached eggs, and mint dust. 
Pumpkin Custard Cakes: Pannukakku topped with apple jam, honeycomb, and brown sugar.
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Parks & Rec

1942 Grand River Ave, Detroit; 313-446-8370; parksandrecdiner.com
Sweet Potato Cakes: Sweet potatoes, candied pumpkin seeds, whipped honey butter, and bourbon caramel.
Lamb Sammy: Lamb patty served with a house biscuit, tzatziki sauce, pickled relish, poached eggs, and mint dust.
Pumpkin Custard Cakes: Pannukakku topped with apple jam, honeycomb, and brown sugar.

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Inn Season Cafe
500 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-547-7916; theinnseasoncafe.com
Fourth Street Burger: Multigrain patty served on a bun with cheese or vegan Daiya cheese, sautéed onions, lettuce, and tomato. Comes with coleslaw, blue corn tortilla chips, and a choice of sauce.
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Inn Season Cafe

500 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak; 248-547-7916; theinnseasoncafe.com
Fourth Street Burger: Multigrain patty served on a bun with cheese or vegan Daiya cheese, sautéed onions, lettuce, and tomato. Comes with coleslaw, blue corn tortilla chips, and a choice of sauce.

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Lockhart’s BBQ
202 E. 3rd St., Royal Oak; 248-584-4227; lockhartsbbq.com
The Smoked Brisket Mess: Smoked brisket served with an egg scramble of smoked sausage, country potatoes, onions, bell peppers, smoked cheddar cheese. Comes with roasted tomato salsa and a homemade biscuit.
Lockhart's Bowl: Smoked brisket, pork or chicken in a spicy BBQ sauce. Served with jalapeño brown beans, rice, corn, purple cabbage, scallions, and avocado.
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Lockhart’s BBQ

202 E. 3rd St., Royal Oak; 248-584-4227; lockhartsbbq.com
The Smoked Brisket Mess: Smoked brisket served with an egg scramble of smoked sausage, country potatoes, onions, bell peppers, smoked cheddar cheese. Comes with roasted tomato salsa and a homemade biscuit.
Lockhart's Bowl: Smoked brisket, pork or chicken in a spicy BBQ sauce. Served with jalapeño brown beans, rice, corn, purple cabbage, scallions, and avocado.

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Cafe Muse
418 S. Washington Ave, Royal Oak; 248-544-4749; cafemuseroyaloak.com
Cider House Donut French Toast: French toast served with braised apples and cider cream reduction.
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Cafe Muse

418 S. Washington Ave, Royal Oak; 248-544-4749; cafemuseroyaloak.com
Cider House Donut French Toast: French toast served with braised apples and cider cream reduction.

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Rose’s Fine Foods
10551 E. Jefferson Ave, Detroit; 313-309-7947; rosesfinefood.com
Buckwheat Pancakes: Pancakes made with organic buckwheat flour and topped with Michigan maple syrup and cultured butter.
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Rose’s Fine Foods

10551 E. Jefferson Ave, Detroit; 313-309-7947; rosesfinefood.com
Buckwheat Pancakes: Pancakes made with organic buckwheat flour and topped with Michigan maple syrup and cultured butter.

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