Wednesday, May 24, 2000

Heaven is in the details

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2000 at 12:00 AM

What sets the Century Club apart is the attention to detail. The menu features solid favorites, heavily weighted toward meat-lovers, as well as vegetarian crepes and two fish entrées. A word of warning though: There are two theaters in the same building (the Gem Theatre and the Century Theatre), which can jam up the reservations desk especially on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2000

Understated elegance

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2000 at 12:00 AM

Annam co-owner Nguyen says that customers should feel comfortable eating their rolls with their fingers, as it’s done back home. It’s normal for restaurateurs to say they want you to experience and enjoy their culture, but as Nguyen lovingly explains her recipes, you get the feeling she really means it--light cuisine, generous portions, and comfortable atmosphere.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2000

Malt shop classics

Posted By on Wed, May 10, 2000 at 12:00 AM

Comet Burger's concept of the '50s is pink vinyl and stainless steel chairs, Formica tabletops decorated with little boomerangs (you'll recognize them when you see them), album covers on the walls, lots of TVs, and, of course, sliders and malts. The malts alone are worth the trip. As for the sliders, they're sliders, but grilled onions improve the flavor considerably.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2000

From sí to shining sea

Posted By on Wed, May 3, 2000 at 12:00 AM

The first Mexican seafood restaurant in Detroit has created a word-of-mouth reputation for anyone seeking high-quality seafood, Mexican food or Mexican seafood. All this good food plus a mural of Selena as a sultry mermaid. Take time to check out the elaborate outside mural too, with its crosslike anchor surrounded by brilliant fish.

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