Wright and Company Wright & Company

Wright & Company

1500 Woodward Ave., 2nd Fl. (John R St.)
Detroit, MI 48226
Located in a former historic ballroom, this small-plates spot dishes up some of the most creative food around.
Openings: Dinner nightly


Wright & Company Restaurant Review:

This small-plates haunt inhabits a sleekly designed space with decorative tin ceilings, marble details and dark floors housed in a building dating back to 1891. The creative menu ranges from snacks like sriracha chicken skewers with marinated cucumbers and Chinese mustard, to braised pork belly with tomato jam and arugula on a brioche bun. Not to be overlooked are the lime-poached shrimp with avocado mousse, cilantro and tomato relish; ditalini pasta with Italian sausage, Gorgonzola and a walnut crust; and seared steak atop horseradish purée with chimichurri sauce. The dessert menu is limited but intriguing: butterscotch pudding with crushed ginger snaps and lemon zest whipped cream; vanilla panna cotta with raspberry sauce and almond bark. Natural wines and artisan beers add to the innovative feel. Sip a house cocktail like Dillinger’s Broom made with Beefeater Gin, dill, sugar, lemon, Cynar and black pepper. There’s a nice selection of wines by the glass as well as bubbles.

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