Welcome to the Plywood Report, a roundup of all the latest intel on Detroit's and metro Detroit’s coming restaurant attractions.
BRUSH PARK — Cincinnati-based taco chain Bakersfield is still on track for a fall opening. The 100-seat restaurant is going in right around the corner from New Order Coffee and Grey Ghost at 3100 Woodward Ave. It’s expected to open around the second week of December. Parent company Thunderdome reveals that it may also bring a southern comfort food chain called the Eagle to metro Detroit within the next two years. [Crain’s]
ROSEDALE — Forthcoming brewpub Rosedale Beer & Bistro has pushed back its opening timeline to spring 2018 due to some “unexpected” delays. The restaurant, which was a semifinalist in the 2017 Hatch Detroit competition, will focus on “American-style and Southern” food with between 10 and 12 beers on tap. [EaterWire]
ISLANDVIEW — Detroit-based corned beef sandwich chain Bread Basket Deli is opening a new franchise location on East Jefferson in the next few weeks. The restaurant seats roughly 70 people. [Metro Times]
NEW CENTER — Hotly anticipated New Center restaurant Wilda’s is now on track for an early 2018 debut at the corner of East Grand Boulevard and Woodward Avenue. Lucy Peters (formerly a partner in Rose’s Fine Foods), has teamed with Sopheana Duch and metro Detroit-turned-New York chefs Max and Eli Sussman. [Metro Times]