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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Duet

3663 Woodward Ave. (Mack Ave.) Send to Phone
313-831-3838

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Duet Restaurant Review

: The proximity of the magnificently restored Orchestra Hall had a lot to do with the theatrical décor in this stunning restaurant which features loge-like booths rising above the heads of the crowd on the lower level, deep red plush fabric reminiscent of a vintage opera house wrapped around some of the exposed ductwork and stage lights on black wrought iron stands. This is all accomplished in a highly contemporary manner. That is reflected in the well-edited menu of just 13 entrée choices, each a house specialty in the hands of executive chef Jarad Bissel, who loves to blend international influences into his creative American cuisine. Dishes that typify his style include sesame-crusted swordfish served with lemon-scented purple sticky rice, warm Asian slaw and Asian pear sauce, thyme-marinated veal chop with artichoke barley risotto, and veal scaloppine with truffle-mashed potatoes in a balsamic and veal reduction. A perennially popular appetizer is the phyllo-wrapped shrimp with sautéed spinach and smoked bacon. Wines chosen by master sommelier Madeline Triffon accompany the eclectic fare. Many people like to return to Duet after a Detroit Symphony performance for one of the desserts, like the appropriately titled Chocolate Passion Mozart, a confection of chocolate mousse and passion fruit.



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