HERB'd - A BLOG FOLLOWING THE VEGETARIAN & VEGAN DINING TRAVELS OF TWO UNLIKELY FRIENDS IN DETROIT. STARTED IN THE SUMMER OF 2016, HERB'd SPOTLIGHTS, CRITIQUES & UPLIFTS THE BEST VEGETARIAN CUISINE IN DETROIT.
Read Original Publication at The Metropolitan | Written by Julén Godman Top restaurant lists that the media push out, basically every week, are stupid. This isn’t a personal opinion, it’s a fact. They are purposely designed to elicit clicks and shares. And headlines that suggest that Detroit is one of the top vegan hotspots in the country…Read more STOP SAYING DETROIT IS ONE OF THE MOST VEGAN FRIENDLY CITIES IN AMERICA
Lady K and I have been meditating for some time now on how best to approach one of Detroit’s newest restaurant installations, The Apparatus Room, held within the Detroit Foundation Hotel. When evaluating places like this, one must take into account who or what are the driving forces behind the food, drinks and design. K and I have…Read more The Apparatus Room | This is Not a Bad Review
An afternoon at Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails last week was again outstanding. Lady K, my dining aficionado, and I frequently find ourselves in the mood for something light whilst we adventure around the city – and this little emerald has certainly kept itself at the front of the pack. As it gets hotter, I’ve been…Read more CHARTREUSE | A Viridescent Dancing Flower
La Bohème, a small piece of Paris and an ode to the 1896 Italian libretto, recently opened to the public in Detroit’s West Village. What is the elephant in the room? It is my own initial reservations about this place – namely because I was told (before ever giving it a chance) that it was a…Read more La Bohème is NOT Malformed Parody
My dining compatriot, Lady K and I often find ourselves at Cass Corridor’s Selden Standard – this time, on our twentieth visit, was no different. While K situated herself up at the chef counter, she gave me a side glance that could only be interpreted as unimpeachable – as if in overall exclamation that we…Read more SELDEN STANDARD, RITUAL OF THE SEASONS
Oloman Cafe may perhaps be just another cute and cozy noshery that could be located just about anywhere. It has art on the walls, a wide and open floor plan, and a hodgepodge of succulents by the window. They make a decent espresso, offer good pastries and have very attentive service. But after stopping by…Read more OLOMAN CAFE, TASTE & THOUGHT
This lush French country inspired hideaway, lodged comfortably in a single story corner building in Corktown, offers a unique perspective on the Detroit dining scene. Le Petit Zinc, though not directly affiliated, perhaps reflects into a reminiscent perspective of Detroit’s 18th century epicurean amenities. In the past I’ve seen a lot of articles talk about the significance…Read more LE PETIT ZINC, ON Y VA!