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At Atlas, you’ll find Carolina catfish, pork taquitos, short ribs, ravioli and polenta, Hawaiian shrimp and Moroccan beef. Ingredients — which don’t necessarily remain with their cuisine-of-origin — include lemongrass, cactus, Gorgonzola, wasabi, coconut, pancetta, caviar and black-eyed peas. It may sound like the chef is confused, but even if he were, open-minded taste buds should not quibble with the results.
The lofty open space on two floors can accommodate intimate or large groups, and caters to canines and molars, including lentil walnut burgers and roasted red pepper hummus for the latter. They also have beer and wine specials, including dollar Black Labels on Thursdays, and featured-wine Fridays. In this minimalist environment, friends gather to enjoy a pleasant "non-vibe" amid curated art exhibits. It was voted in 2007 by readers as the Best Bar for Conversation. Whether you have a penchant for windjammers, a thirst for beer specials, a hankering for food or a fondness for art, this place has the making of a good night any night.
A mainstay for WSU faculty and students, Circa features homemade soups, pizza, and their famous burgers, as well as daily drink specials.
"America's oldest active bowling center and Detroit's original home of Rock'n'Bowl – the traditional fun of bowling made even better, with live DJs spinning party music while you bowl on glowing blue lanes with the lights down low. The Garden Bowl has sixteen lanes, a cheap eats grill menu, a very groovy lounge area and a fully stocked bar. Call for information on how to book private parties!" – from the Majestic/Garden Bowl Web site.
Adorned with beer banners, farm implements and 10 TV monitors tuned to sports stations, the capacious, century-old former brothel is 30-yards long, with perhaps the longest bar in Detroit. Most patrons are satisfied with burgers, chili, sandwiches and drafts from Bud to boutique. But satisfying as these mundane offerings may be, there are also more than a dozen oversized appetizers, many Southwestern oriented, hefty a la carte salads, a singular, exceedingly thick, white-bean soup, and oversized entrees.
Serving up breakfast till noon on weekdays and till 3 on weekends, Honest John's is sure to keep you going, with Bloody Marys and Ghetto Blaster Ale and a full bar at any time of day. As many as 30 to 40 people can sit outside, complete with Waspinators to keep your eating adventure clean and fun. Note: The badass jukebox plays funk and Motown, and can be heard out on the patio.

"This is MotorCity Casino's pride and joy, as fine a restaurant as you'll find anywhere in the world. [Executive Master Chef] Michael Russell, one of only two practicing Certified Master Chefs in Michigan, promises this is where his vision will come to fruition."

"Lefty's Lounge is Detroit's premier sports pub. Boasting 15 giant TVs, amazing drinks specials, a superior menu and a relaxed atmosphere, Lefty's is THE place to relax and enjoy the game with your friends. Lefty's is located on the first floor of the historic Belcrest Apartments across the street from Wayne State University."

"Located above the Garden Bowl, the Magic Stick is home to ten billiard tables, a full bar and lounge area, one of Detroit's best jukeboxes and in the last several years has become one of the nation's most acclaimed small live music venues, hosting great live bands from across the country and around the corner. When there's no live music, the Magic Stick is open for billiards and beverages until 2 a.m."

THE MAJESTIC CAFE SAYS: Under the direction of our new chef, Raven Crane, the Majestic Cafe boasts an entirely new menu rooted in American comfort foods with a modern spin. Chef Raven’s approach emphasizes quality, fresh, ingredients – many from local suppliers. In the summer months, the Cafe will even feature produce grown in our own organic community farming plot. Whether it’s appetizer selections ranging from housemade mozzarella sticks to mussels; a selection of more than a dozen burgers and sandwiches; or one of our hearty entrees – the new Majestic Cafe menu offers something for everyone – including vegetarians and vegans. The Majestic Cafe is open Tuesday – Sunday until 2am. Happy hour drink specials are available Monday – Friday from 3pm – 6pm. Brunch is available Saturdays until 3pm, and Sundays until 6pm.

"Since 1987, The Majestic has been one of Detroit's premiere live music venues hosting great blues, rock, reggae, jazz and worldbeat concerts by the likes of Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Burning Spear, Jimmy Cliff, Beenie Man, John Scofield, Dr. John, Cassandra Wilson, Son Volt, G. Love & Special Sauce, Los Lobos and Wilco, just to name a few. The Majestic is also available for private parties and banquets." – from the Majestic's Web site.
It’s been 60 years since Mario Lelli opened this inviting Italian spot. Just down the street from the Hilberry Theatre, generations of theatergoers have enjoyed multicourse meals here. This is exactly the kind of place people think of when they think Italian restaurant. All the favorites from veal Tosca and spaghetti Bolognese to shrimp scampi and chicken cacciatore are served by a competent waitstaff in a series of rooms. Get everything from the humble chicken mariata soup ($4.50) to the mammoth chateaubriand for two ($65).

"Chromatics, an intimate lounge on the second floor of the MotorCity Casino Hotel, features a state-of-the-art sound system that allows many of those out on the gaming floor to enjoy the show without having to leave the action. Offering a wide variety of local entertainment, seven days a week."

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