At W.D.'s Gumbo Café, wax paper lines red baskets that bear gifts of Cajun chicken sandwiches and sweetwater cornbread, while open-mic crooners serenade parties as they enjoy Southern fare. The tempting menu is a showcase of colorful New Orleans culture, with feasts of chicken and sausage gumbo in a savory brown roux, complimented by more squares of sweetwater cornbread. While health-conscious diners opt for a selection of raw juices or healthy smoothies.
Just a free weight’s throw away from Lifestyle Fitness Gold, health enthusiasts and exercisers fortify their physiques at Lifestyle Café Juice Bar, where staffers juice fresh fruits, veggies, flax seed, and wheatgrass. Meanwhile, organic juices and fruits compose blended smoothies for light meals and refreshing treats.
The Murder Mystery Company's talented troupe of improv actors performs live-action murder mysteries at public and private events to sharpen guests' latent detective skills. Throughout the play, the cast drops hints and misdirects blame, inviting audience members to get involved in a web of intrigue and hilarity. Besides public dinner parties, murder mysteries can unfold during corporate events, team-building exercises, and birthday parties for aging Sherlock Holmes impersonators.
Hummus Mediterranean Grill recalls traditional Lebanese hospitality with large portions of hummus, veggies, and grilled meats. Staffers squeeze the living bajeebies out of oranges, apples, and carrots at the raw-juice bar, a haven for vitamins and minerals to lounge in liquid form. Appetizers encourage the communal dining experience indicative of Middle Eastern cuisine, and sandwiches stuffed with chicken, lamb, and quail hush chatty stomachs.
In woks at Bangkok Cuisine, snow peas, shrimp, napa cabbage, and scallops snap sizzling drumrolls over the stove. Ingredients indigenous to Southeast Asia mingle in traditional Thai dishes, which also draw on the culinary traditions of the country’s neighbors. Catfish fillets marinate before chefs cover them in breading and garlic sauce, and shrimp, scallops, and squid evoke Thailand’s palm-tree-sprinkled coast. Chefs tailor each dish’s spiciness to individual palates, delighting daring diners with Thai peppers hotter than a fully-suited astronaut in a sauna. Fusion dishes include Chinese staples such as sweet-and-sour sauce.
When it comes to their menu, the cooks at Eastpointe Pub only have one thing on the mind, creating simple yet unique dishes. Starting at 7 a.m. six days a week, they top burgers with cheese and fried egg and fill burritos with scrambled eggs and a choice of ham or bacon. Similar treats carry over into the afternoon and evening, when the culinary team turns its attention to bar staples such as half-pound burgers, mini burritos, macaroni bites, and fried pickles.
Bartenders complement the kitchen's bites with a full selection of domestic drafts and well drinks, which, in turn, make perfect companions for watching sports on the bar's seven high-definition flat-screen TVs. That night's game can also serve as background fodder for patrons busy playing billiards or grooving and crooning to tri-weekly DJ sets and karaoke.