The Art of the Craft

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Creative craft cocktails in the suburbs at the highly regarded Root farm-to-table restaurant. Beautiful, lively bar area. Friendly, attentive service. Diverse seasonal drinks featuring fresh, house-made infusions, syrups and other ingredients; many use Michigan products. Well-executed classics and original creations … Continue reading

The 2014 Eater Awards for Detroit

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This year’s winners for restaurant of the year and more. It is time now—drumroll, trumpets, gongs—to announce the winners of the 2014 Eater Awards. In over a dozen categories in 24 cities, the winners comprise a diverse group of the … Continue reading

James Rigato The Root’s Top Chef

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Chef Rigato graduated Schoolcraft College’s Culinary program at age 17. He spent the next 7 years working around metro Detroit in some pretty respectable kitchens including Morel’s, Shiraz, Rugby Grille at The Townsend Hotel and Bacco Ristorante. In 2007, chef … Continue reading