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Bar & grill with great food and great nightlife.
Amadeus is a unique restaurant designed after the old-world cafes of Vienna. A variety of traditional dishes from Central Europe are offered, as well as desserts and a unique list of wines and beers. Enjoy candlelit dinners and live classical music on the weekends. Family owned and operated for almost 20 years.
"A favorite watering hole for Detroit's newspeople, Red Wings fans and all types of metro Detroiters. They come for the atmosphere and stick around for the burgers and typical pub grub."
The cool ambience, eclectic crowd to the airy high-ceilinged space, with wooden tables and couches scattered about, dominated by a horseshoe-shaped fieldstone bar. The open “kitchen” at one end of the bar is so tiny that it precludes elaborate culinary preparations. The generously proportioned starters that average around $5 include crunchy and succulent hot or honey barbecued chicken wings, and nine sandwiches ($4.99-$7.49) are constructed with organic bread from Avalon, range from veggie or grilled chicken paninis to several Reubens and a vegetarian “tofurkey lurkey” with tofu, swiss cheese, tomato and honey mustard. The highlight of the simple menu is the array of juicy beef, turkey, buffalo and vegetarian burgers ($4.49). As for liquid refreshment, many beers go for $4.50 a pint. Monday through Thursday during the 4-6 p.m. happy hour, they are marked down to $2.50.
BlackFinn began its corporate life in 1994 as an Irish pub, but the only remnant of those origins is the Guinness sauce and marinade that appear on several dishes and the Bailey’s Irish Cream that enhances a mousse. Referred to instead as “an American saloon,” the pub theme is emphasized on the walls in vintage photographs of celebrated saloons. The sprawling, boisterous lounge and the much more sedate dining room, which seat around 120 people, feature the sort of dark wooden tables and walls that one would expect to find in the classic urban tavern, although with more than 20 flat-screen TVs. The substantial appetizers average around $9, including a pulled pork sandwich and three chicken and three steak skewers. Along with chili and a soup of the day, BlackFinn offers New England clam chowder chock-full of potatoes and clam bits. Some sauces overwhelm the entrees, but the honey-dill glaze on the Atlantic salmon ($16.99) served with rice pilaf is just about right. Among the desserts, there is a bit of the Irish in the luscious dark chocolate mousse laced with Bailey’s, served in a tall glass. And the small 25-bottle wine list will appeal to penurious tipplers with relative bargains.
Irish pubs, which have long been a feature of the American drinking scene, have become a worldwide phenomenon, flourishing in such unlikely venues as Moscow and Tokyo. And so it makes sense that the Blarney Stone's everyday menu is all-American pub grub. The Susie-Q-Fish & Chips dinner ($10.95) is based on the original recipe of the celebrated drive-in restaurant. Burton fries his freshly-cut scrod encased in a secret-recipe batter that emerges as a thick, crispy but surprisingly light crust, accompanied by house-made tartar sauce and Susie's vinegar-based cole slaw. Try the order of five flavorful burger sliders ($5.95) - with pickles, onions and a tomato-mustard sauce. There are 10 other burger varieties, including, again for the health-conscious, bison or turkey.
Formerly Bookies Tavern on Washington, the new Bookies offers three levels and a full service kitchen. On the first level, patrons can sit at the stone and granite bar while watching the game on one of 6 hi-def plamsa TVs. The second floor features a private VIP area and the third has a roof-top deck with its own bar. The kitchen features moderately priced American food such as soups, salads and sandwiches. The kitchen is open until 11 p.m., after which a scaled down version of the menu is availabe. Free shuttle service around downtown is available during lunch and happy hours. Call at least one hour before desired pick-up time. Free shuttle service is also offered to all major events in the downtown area.
"Featuring an amazing 600-beer menu, including 40 draughts from around the world. Newly expanded for family dining. Try our famous steak sandwich and you'll come back again and again."
"Daily homemade specials plus burgers, sandwiches and more."
"Busters Lounge is one of southeast Michigan's friendliest nightclubs. Live entertainment every Friday and Saturday."
Classic, moderately priced Detroit bar & grill fare served in a modern upbeat and casual environment. Lunch and dinner are served daily Monday thru Saturday. Also open on Sundays during football season.
Large HD plasma TVs and a huge 142" HD projection screen put everyone close to the action of the big game.
The entertainment stage hosts the best in local, regional and national entertainers on the weekends!
"A neighborhood tavern that features blackboard specials in addition to the regular menu. Many dinner-size salads, large sandwiches (beef, turkey or veggie), burgers and standard entrées are the menu fare. Dozens of beers, select wine and a full bar is available. A regular 'Best Burger' winner in Ann Arbor's Current magazine."
"Lively dining atmosphere with impeccable service and food preparation. Champps offers a large menu with something for everyone and enormous portions. A state-of-the-art video set-up shows all the favorite games — 16 TVs placed throughout the restaurant make every seat the best during a sporting event. Nightly game-show promotions each weeknight (cash and prizes!) and Thursday night karaoke. The perfect 'night out' for food, fun, family and friends!"
"Specialty casual theme restaurant and bar with generous portions, '8-to-80' crowd appeal, and distinctive, fun promotions."
"Chapman's is a fresh American kitchen, specializing in steaks, burgers, seafood and bar food. We have 50 beers, including 14 on tap. Our Chapman's Chill Chamber offers Bud and Bud Light at 22 degrees - colder than ice. We have a non-smoking environment. We love kids - we offer wii sports and a great kids menu. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday. Patio dining if weather permits. "
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This multimedia performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art could be a great way to get into alignment for a weekend of electronic music. The headline act is Chromatic Jackie, a collaborative ensemble is made up of a dancer, a musician and a visual artist. The trio, which recently made its first live appearance at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design, mixes computer-generated visuals from artist Dana Bell, sound fragments from Sam Consiglio (formerly of Adult. and Tamion 12 Inch) and movement from dancer Sari Nordman, all choreographed to an original sound piece written for this project. James Marlon Magas will perform as Magas, and the guy has been making music since he was in avant-rock bands Couch and Lake of Dracula in the early 1990s. He’s gone on to become an electronic solo musician with releases on the Ersatz Records label. Between performances, super-popular DJ sets from Disco/Secret and Macho City.
Bang Tech 12 started in 1996 in Detroit There are branches and artists in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee and Florida as well as France, Scotland, Croatia and The Netherlands. 4 rooms of sound, over 40 performers from around the globe for an all day/all night event.
Ron Zakrin, showcases his latest body of work, Beauty & The Beats. This entirely new collection of work is inspired by electronic music in celebration of this year’s Movement Festival.
CASSY, DEREK PLASLAIKO, ORCHARD LOUNGE, NATE MANIC, THE BLACK MADONNA, ARAN DANIELS, MISTER JOSHOOA, MIKE PETRACK
733 Saint Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226
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