Down-To-Earth Pleasure

/Danny Raskin/Jewish News/PDF

Savor the well-grounded goodness at the Root Restaurant & Bar. There is much to be said about the kind of restaurant so many people have been hoping to find… Where they can enjoy the amenities of upscale dining styles with … Continue reading

Top Chef

/Nicole Rupersburg, Joe Hakim/ Real Detroit Weekly/PDF

James Rigato Executive Chef at the Root Restaurant & Bar, White Lake
 The Root Restaurant & Bar is another unexpected culinary mecca in what most outsiders consider a culinary wasteland. Located in a strip mall – a strip mall! Take … Continue reading

Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Butter-Poached Shrimp

/Molly Abraham/HOUR Detroit Magazine/PDF

The Root’s James Rigato adds zing to a pumpkin favorite with buttered-poached shrimp JAMES RIGATO, a Schoolcraft College culinary-school grad, describes his style as modern American. In his role as executive chef at The Root Restaurant in White Lake Township, … Continue reading