Restaurants serving bags of steamed seafood began popping up in Detroit a couple of years ago, and this one-pot trend shows no signs of letting up. The seafood boil, a communal meal of seafood, sausage, corn, potatoes, and Cajun seasonings, has long been a staple in the U.S. south.
Pick a catch, sauce, and level of spiciness, then wait for a large plastic bag (or two) of steamed succulent seafood, corn and potatoes soaked in spices. Eating out of a bag with butter dipping, juices dripping, and finger licking can be a bit messy, so break out the napkins and paper towels.
New spots specializing in seafood boils are slated for Allen Park, Canton, Eastpointe, Livonia, Sterling Heights, and Detroit’s downtown, and the Avenue of Fashion this spring. Until then, here are 10 places where to order a seafood boil right now.
A number of metro Detroit restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on the map points. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still many safety concerns and the state is advising that people avoid in-person dining. For updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the state of Michigan’s coronavirus tracker. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More