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Common Grill Restaurant Review: The name of this establishment always elicits questions, yet proprietor Craig Common certainly doesn't have to worry about his restaurant being ordinary. It has been a destination from the start, when Common --- an alum of the Chuck Muer organization --- took over a defunct furniture store in the town not far from Ann Arbor and chalked the first listings on the blackboard. The menu has expanded greatly over the years to include more elaborate presentations, such as Chilean sea bass with steamed clams, asparagus and pancetta, and ravioli that’s garnished with shrimp, lobster and goat cheese. Just about everything is house-made, from dressings to desserts. Service is topnotch in this lively room with Edward Hopper-style murals and an open kitchen. There's a full bar and the wine list rounds up a large selection of reds and whites as well as sparkling vintages, or you can go with Craig's Choice for white and red.