For centuries, the human palate was thought to contain four basic tastes, until the invention of chocolate-dipped Cheetos revealed the flavor of "shame." Stick to the four favorites with today’s Groupon: for $40, you get $80 worth of fine French dining at Cuisine.
Named Restaurant of the Year by the Detroit Free Press in 2002, Cuisine sears and sautés fine French-American delicacies in a modern milieu. Owner and Le Cordon Bleu graduate chef Paul Grosz draws on several years experience at high-end restaurants and billionaires-only diners around the globe to craft both deluxe progression and a la carte menus of specially prepared delicacies. Kick off a taste tour with the prepared meat charcutière of duck pâté, duck mousse, and beef sausage ($10) before quashing stomachs’ opera aspirations by muffling its baritone with a filet of beef tenderloin rossini seared with foie gras and potato cake ($33). The regionally raised Indiana duck arrives tuxedoed in an upscale assemblage of strawberries braised in red wine and buttered quinoa ($26). A tasty surprise dessert or cheese course ($9) concludes the feast with a shocking 11th-hour twist that leaves the door open for future meals.
Cuisine’s ambiance exemplifies chef Paul’s fervor for fine dining with mahogany woodwork, white linen-dressed tables, a glass chandelier centerpiece, and a strict "no seeing eye rhinos" policy.
670 Lothrop Rd.
Detroit, Michigan 48202