This week, "Art and Soul" is about the culinary arts. WEMU’s Lisa Barry is joined by Eater.com writer John Reyes, who talks about some Valentine’s Day dinner options in the Ann Arbor area.
JOHN REYES'S VALENTINE'S DAY DINING RECOMMENDATIONS
Dessous, located in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan on S. Main Street combines culinary influences from around the world, incorporating the diverse backgrounds of the people who have been part of this project over the years. Being extremely passionate about food and influenced by different heritages, the menu brings together a mélange of flavors, textures and contrasts. There are influences of Indian origin that features a homemade naan recipe, made one at a time on a cast iron skillet for every guest. There is also a touch of the spice markets in Jerusalem, a hint of Cuban cooking from the neighborhoods in Miami, and classic culinary principals from France for a unique experience you won't soon forget. Click here for the food menu and here for drink menu.
Located at W. Liberty Street in Ann Arbor, Alley Bar goes back over 130 years. This location has been a bar ever since Charles Binder's Saloon in 1880. The menu can be found here.
Located on S. Washington St. in Ypsilanti, this is a classic taqueria with plenty of Mexican dishes and drinks to choose from. Check out the menu here.
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