Morels & Le Chef Lebanese Cuisine

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots.


Published:

MORELS:

The successor to the original in Bingham Farms bears no resemblance in setting to its predecessor but does highlight the prized mushroom and its exotic cousins in many dishes, from gnocchi with morels to a silky bisque and a tasting of mushrooms. The true emphasis here is on Michigan products, including an all-Michigan beer list and many wines. The country-house setting in a freestanding building offers a view of herb gardens through big windows. Entrees range from veal tenderloin and beef brisket to crab-encrusted walleye and a classic burger.

32729 Northwestern Hwy., Farmington Hills; 248-254-3840. D nightly $22 H

LE CHEF LEBANESE CUISINE:

An unlikely location in a Home Depot shopping plaza just might be part of the charm of this handsome restaurant that exceeds expectations with its well-appointed dining room and many amenities that back up the well-prepared fare from the perspective of Northern Lebanon, accompanied by wines from Lebanon’s lush Bekaa Valley. The menu encompasses the wide scope of Middle Eastern dishes, such as classic lamb and chicken, vegetarian preparations, and side dishes that customize each meal.

32621 Northwestern Hwy., Farmington Hills; 248-932-1300. L & D daily $18 H

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Content

Vegan Indulgence

Detroit’s first plant-based Coney Island changes the game

Molly's Picks: Detroit Shipping Company & Station Square

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Author’s Cuisine

At M Cantina in Dearborn, Junior Merino is creating a new kind of Mexican cuisine that is uniquely his own: gourmet, Puebla-inspired, from-scratch food and drink that is also halal

Gold Standard

Tucked into an industrial strip in Ann Arbor, a new restaurant offers French fare

Molly’s Picks: Culantro and SheWolf Pastificio & Bar

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots
Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Top Docs List 2018
  2. Memories of Miya
    Citizen Yoga founder, Kacee Must Leeb reflects on her sister’s suicide, its impact on her...
  3. Introducing the Piekie
    These cookie-shaped pies win big on-screen and off
  4. Mending Migraines
    Nausea, excruciating head pain, sensitivity to light and noise: The oppressiveness of the list of...
  5. The Sixth Man
    A youth basketball coach teaches lessons on and off the court
  6. Seeking Support
    Like many metro areas across the U.S., finding a therapist in and around Detroit can prove to be...
  7. Therapy in the Digital Age
    New innovations that revolutionize traditional approaches to counseling
  8. Food Recipe: Chili
    Michael Keys, of Red Crown in Grosse Pointe Park, shares his favorite chili recipe
  9. Author's Cuisine
    At M Cantina in Dearborn, Junior Merino is creating a new kind of Mexican cuisine that is...
  10. Seeing Clearly
    The co-founders behind Genusee on making eyewear with a mission