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New Midtown Restaurant Smith & Co. Grand Opening is Tomorrow

Hi, friends! Tomorrow (9/20) a new restaurant will open its doors in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood– Smith & Co.

Located at 644 Selden Street, Smith & Co. will feature “a menu focused on the cultural blend that makes the city so unique, with locally sourced ingredients and a deliciously Detroit vibe.”

Smith & Co. Detroit restaurant
Smith & Co. will open its doors on Friday, September 20, 2019!

HONORING DETROIT FLAVORS AND CUISINES

This news comes from the Smith & Co. restaurant and general manager David Mammel is hoping to honor “the flavors and cuisines” of Detroit.

“What we’re hoping to build is a restaurant that honors the flavors and cuisines that this city has been serving for years. This neighborhood and building are the perfect place to do this with both having a rich, storied presence.”

David Mammel, General Manager of Smith & Co.

Mr. Mammel is the general manager of Smith & Co. Executive Chef Greg Antioho will also oversee the restaurant’s daily operation.

David Mammel General Manager of Smith & Co. Detroit restaurant
“What we’re hoping to build is a restaurant that honors the flavors and cuisines that this city has been serving for years. This neighborhood and building are the perfect place to do this with both having a rich, storied presence.” David Mammel, General Manager of Smith & Co.

SMITH & CO. HIGHLIGHTS

  • casual dining
  • open 7 days a week
  • lunch on Saturdays and Sundays
  • weekend brunch specials

According to the Smith & Co. news release, guests can enjoy the Detroit-centric culinary creations of small plates, sandwiches, salads, entrees, and desserts courtesy of Chef Greg Antioho.

Chef Greg Antioho Smith & Co. Detroit restaurant executive chef
Guests can enjoy the Detroit-centric culinary creations of small plates, sandwiches, salads, entrees, and desserts courtesy of Chef Greg Antioho.

SMITH & CO. MENU HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sugar Plum Salad
  • Empanadas with chorizo from Corridor Sausage in Detroit
  • sandwiches made with Detroit’s Avalon International Breads
  • McClure’s made-in-Detroit pickles
  • Vernors and Faygo Rock & Rye ice cream floats
  • cocktails and unique craft beers
  • exclusive beers from Nain Rouge (set to open later this year)

Smith & Co. will also use Michigan-made ingredients from some of your favorite brands such as Chelsea’s Fluffy Bottom Farms, Ypsilanti’s Sugarbush Farm’s, Ann Arbor’s White Lotus Farms, Grand Rapids’ Mrs. Dogs mustard, Okemos’ shrimp, Otto’s chicken, and Harrietta Hills’ trout.

Smith & Co. Detroit restaurant opening
Smith & Co. will also use Michigan-made ingredients from some of your favorite brands!

ARCHITECTURAL AND URBAN DESIGN OF SMITH & CO.

Smith & Co. shares the details of the architectural and urban design of the restaurant:

“While maintaining components from the original building built in 1917 from which family-owned Smith Welding Supply & Equipment Company operated for 90 years until 2007, architectural and urban design group, VolumeOne Design Studio, LLC, an international firm with a Detroit office, has created an atmosphere that encompasses the natural beauty of the Michigan outdoors with a mix of urban elements.

The 7,000-square-foot facility is a combination of wood, metals, brick, and concrete. With seating for up to approximately 160 in the dining area, it can easily accommodate very large parties. A unique concrete bar seats 19 for drinks and full-service dining with a surrounding lounge serving bar snacks and the beverage menu. Full-service dining will be available on the patio, which will share a courtyard with the brewery and another business, Barcade.”

Smith & Co. Detroit restaurant opening
Smith & Co is being developed by owners Jon Carlson, Greg Lobdell and Chet Czaplicka.

SMITH & CO. HOURS

You can visit Smith & Co. any day of the week, as the new restaurant will be open Sunday – Saturday. Here are the Smith & Co. hours of operation:

  • Monday – Thursday: 4 – 11 P.M.
  • Friday: 4 P.M. – midnight
  • Saturday: 11 A.M. – midnight
  • Sunday: 11 A.M. – 10 P.M.

Carryout and delivery will be offered Delivery will be provided through DoorDash and ordered online at www.smithandcodetroit.com.

You can make reservations for Smith & Co. on the website through Wisely.

Visit www.smithandcodetroit.com for more information about Smith & Co. You can follow Smith & Co. on Facebook at Smith &Co, Twitter at SmithCoDetroit, and Instagram at smithandcodetroit.


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