Welcome to the Plywood Report, a roundup of all the latest intel on Detroit's and metro Detroit’s coming restaurant attractions.
CORKTOWN — Hotly anticipated new Corktown restaurant Lady of the House is charging towards opening day. The restaurant, which still hasn’t announced its official opening date, fastened new neon “Lady” signage above the entrance of the eatery last week. [EaterWire]
JEFFERSON CHALMERS — Coriander Kitchen & Farm, which was a finalist in 2016’s Hatch Detroit competition, is hosting meals throughout the summer in conjunction with Detroit River Sports events. The restaurant helmed by chef Alison Heeres and farmer Gwen Meyer is expected to go brick-and-mortar next year. Coriander will have a casual setting with outdoor seating adjacent to the canal. The restaurant currently has spots available for its Women’s Paddle & Brunch. [Freep/EaterWire]
JEFFERSON CHALMERS — Also in the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood, food truck Norma G’s is working towards brick-and-mortar status at 14700 E. Jefferson Ave. Owner Lester Gouvia hopes to open this fall with a casual, fine-dining take on Caribbean and Trinidadian cuisine. [Metro Times]
ROYAL OAK — Vinsetta Grill’s replacement, Kruse & Muer On Woodward, is still a few weeks out from its big debut. The restaurant is currently under construction with the framing for booths in place. The building also gained new signage last week. [Facebook]
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