Hotly anticipated Cass Corridor Chinese-American eatery The Peterboro is a little more than two weeks away from opening. DBusiness reports that the restaurant is aiming to swing open during open during the week of March 14.
The restaurant will bring Chinese-American dishes including crab Rangoon, roast pork, and salt and pepper shrimp back to the old Chinatown block. Chef de Cuisine Brion Wong, formerly of Antietam, is also planning to introduce his own riff on almond boneless chicken. The bar program says partner chef Marc Djozlija is designed to complement spicy food, with four rotating daily specials, sake, sherry, international beer, and wine including a pineapple wine.
Partner Dave Kwiatkowski is designing the 72-seat restaurant with "rustic" industrial details, a horseshoe bar, banquette seating, and a 30-seat patio set to open come warmer weather.
Meanwhile, The Detroit Optimist Society restaurant group, which operates The Sugar House, Wright & Co., Café 78, and Honest John's, is also quietly working on a new speakeasy-style bar in Capitol Park. The group is sparing on the details but says it's headed for The Albert building and could open in the next several weeks. Eater is reaching out for more information. Stay tuned.