Just a minute, Detroit! Pernoi in Birmingham originally opened as a fine-dining concept under the direction of Luciano DelSignore and Takashi Yagihashi. However, three months after opening, the eatery announced Yagihashi’s departure. As they faced challenges due to the pandemic, the restaurant rebranded and reopened under its new name: Casa Pernoi.
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