We’re all about a little Detroit food pride here at Daily Detroit, so wanted to share a neat nod we saw for two new Detroit restaurants and one in another city that’s hanging their hat on slinging Detroit-style pizza.
The Detroit entrants:
Ochre Bakery — opened by the founders of Astro Coffee down in Corktown, it’s already made a big splash. They use organic and local ingredients as much as they can, and their location is at Grand River and West Warren, near Woodbridge.
They also won a Motor City Match grant.
Ambitious coffee, bread, pastry, and breakfast situations in the cheeriest caféBon Appétit
Warda Pâtisserie— Located between Lafayette Park and Eastern Market on Gratiot, they have sophisticated internationally-influenced pastries (specifically North Africa, France and Asia).
Outstanding pastries (both sweet and savory) as works of art.Bon Appétit
And finally, there’s a spot out of Atlanta that’s serving Detroit style pizza. It’s called Nina & Rafi. Anyone down there have some intel on what it’s like? Get in touch. Here’s what Bon Appétit had to say:
A chef from Jersey makes Detroit-style pizza in Atlanta—and it couldn’t be more natural.
I’m always skeptical of Detroit-style pizza that isn’t from here, but in the name of research I’d be open to giving it a try.