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Anthony Bourdain Praises Salt & Cedar; Como’s Reopens Bar

Plus, more restaurant news from around town.

Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

ADVENTURES IN MARKETING — While shilling Balvenie scotch this year, Anthony Bourdain shot a series of videos titled Raw Craft that seek to "uncover the true meaning of craftsmanship." One film short features Bourdain expounding on the "passion" driving Eastern Market letterpress studio Salt & Cedar. Check it out below. [Metro Times]

The Balvenie Rare Craft: Salt & Cedar

Salt & Cedar documentary. #BalvenieRCC #SaltandCedar #AnthonyBourdain

Posted by Salt & Cedar on Friday, December 18, 2015

CHEF SHUFFLES — The Lark served its final meal on December 23, closing a long chapter in West Bloomfield fine dining. However, the restaurant's chef John Somerville wasn't adrift for long. Somerville has landed a position at Lelli's On the Green in Farmington Hills. [Hour Detroit]

BOOZE NEWS — Como's was slapped with a rather untimely 50-day liquor license suspension over the holiday weekend after receiving two state violations. However, it seems the restaurant is back to serving adult beverages today. [Deadline Detroit/Facebook]

STAR WATCH — Keegan Michael Key followed up his American Coney Island meal with a visit to Abick's Bar on Christmas Eve. [Facebook]

So, this happened tonight. Thanks, Keegan!

Posted by Abick's Bar on Wednesday, December 23, 2015


22812 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 (248) 548-5005 Visit Website

Steven Lelli's On The Green

27925 Golf Pointe Blvd, Farmington Hills, MI 48331 (248) 994-1111 Visit Website

Abick's Bar

3500 Gilbert Street, , MI 48210 (313) 894-9329 Visit Website