1) BIRMINGHAM — Tre Monti Ristorante manager Zharko Palushaj's new "European-style" shop La Strada Dolci e Caffé debuted Wednesday. The 50-seat eatery features tie-wearing baristas, espresso drinks, and a menu of meats, cheeses, pastries, and more. Status: Soft Open. 243 E Merrill St.
2) TROY — Rapidly expanding juice bar empire Beyond Juice added yet another new location in Somerset Collection's north side on level one. The new spot will give out free smoothies and juices to the first 200 customers in line. Beyond Juice's menu features grab and go raw foods, as well as build-your-own wraps, salads, and quinoa bowls. Status: Opens Saturday. 2800 W Big Beaver Rd.
4) ANN ARBOR — Plum Market debuted its second location this month just north of the U-M campus. Status: Certified Open. 3601 Plymouth Rd.