Welcome to the Plywood Report, a roundup of all the latest intel on Detroit's and metro Detroit’s coming restaurant attractions.
BLOOMFIELD HILLS — A second location of Detroit fish house staple Joe Muer Seafood will swim into Bloomfield Hills on June 9. The 9,000-square-foot restaurant designed by Ron & Roman will seat around 250 diners and feature its traditional menu with surf and turf dishes, sushi, and a raw bar. [Crain’s]
DEARBORN — Car-themed chain Ford’s Garage is on track to debut at 21367 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn by the end of the month. The restaurant, which was announced last fall, pays a licensing fee to the eponymous car company for the rights to use its name and logos. Ford’s Garage’s menu features build-your-own “Assembly Line” burgers, macaroni and cheese, boozy milkshakes, and more. A new coffee shop is also apparently opening next door. [DBiz]
TROY — National chain Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is opening its first Michigan restaurant at 2100 W. Big Beaver Road in Troy on June 19. [Crain’s]
UNIVERSITY DISTRICT — Long-awaited restaurant start-up Social Sushi’s new 2,600-square-foot space on Livernois Avenue is expected to seat around 60 patrons. According to co-founder Jay Rayford, the eatery is investing in technology that will assemble seaweed on rice so employees won’t have to be trained in sushi rolling. The restaurant is expected to open in September. [Crain’s]