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

A Superb Adventure

The cuisine at Grey Ghost isn’t easily defined, but the results are original and well-prepared

Mandaloun Bistro Dishes Up Sophisticated Middle Eastern Fare

Culinary twists signal homage to Old World with decidedly New World influences at Bingham Farms restaurant

The Village Market

The Trattoria inside Plymouth's Cantoro is like a visit to a small Italian town

Molly's Picks

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

Molly's Picks

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

Most Popular

  1. 5 Michigan Breweries to Visit in the Lower Peninsula
    Hit the road to do some sightseeing around the Great Lakes State and sample some craft beers...
  2. Hour Media’s Real Estate All-Star Party 2017
    Hour Media's Real Estate All-Stars celebrated at the fourth annual Real Estate All-Star Party...
  3. Michigan Winemakers Explore Bordeaux’s Rich Heritage
    The famed region in France emphasizes differences, parallels to local industry
  4. Savor Detroit Spring 2017
    Hour Detroit's Savor Detroit, a five-night dinner series featuring ten top chefs, took place at...