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January 31, 2017
DOWNTOWN — After nearly 13 years at the top of Detroit’s Renaissance Center, Coach Insignia will vacate its perch in February. According to Fox 2, the restaurant will serve its final meal on February 14 and its lease expires on February 28. Epicurean Group, which owns Novi Chophouse among other restaurants and catering companies, plans to retain all of its staff. In a statement to the Detroit Free Press, Epicurean Group president Eric Djordjevic says the restaurant was unable to negotiate a new lease. [Fox 2/Freep]
TROY — Fine dining eatery Tre Monti Ristorante appears to have also called it quits — at least for the time being. The restaurant, which underwent some major upheavals over the past year including a new chef and the loss of its longtime GM Zharko Palushaj, states on its website that Tre Monti is “closed for remodeling and restructuring.” [Freep]
HAMTRAMCK — Amar Pizza’s original Conant Street shop has shuttered temporarily while the restaurant relocates to its new location at Joseph Campau. While the restaurant has yet to determine a reopening date, the owners recently launched a new location in Fraser. [EaterWire]
EASTERN MARKET — Just past its one year anniversary, Northern Italian eatery La Rondinella shut its doors this month. The space will be taken over by sister eatery Supino Pizzeria. [Freep]
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