Two new restaurants, Seva and COLORS, have opened in Detroit's Midtown and downtown neighborhoods, both bringing unique characteristics that promise to raise the culinary bar in the Motor City.
Seva, the staple of vegetarian eating in downtown Ann Arbor since 1973, has opened a Detroit location in the G.R. N'Namdi Gallery
in Midtown at 66 E Forest Ave, between Woodward Avenue and John R Street. The restaurant and bar will feature a full vegetarian menu and enough seating for just under 100 people.
"We saw an opportunity in a great community," says Lauren Trendler, general manager of Seva Detroit
. "Midtown is very central to the arts, Wayne State and the DMC. We are also in a community that is turning around and we want to be a part of that."
restaurant has also opened in downtown Detroit's Paradise Valley district, formerly Harmonie Park. COLORS is in the basement of the Virgil Carr Building, 311 E Grand River Ave, where it serves traditional American fare for lunch and dinner.
COLORS is focused on sustainability, using local ingredients and products. The restaurant also is a training ground for people interested in joining the food service industry. It provides job training for those who want to become cooks, chefs, waitstaff or management.
Source: Lauren Trendler, general manager of Seva Detroit
Writer: Jon Zemke
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