The Free Press’ picks for the 10 Best New Restaurants of 2012 range from a contemporary modern-American dining destination and a high-end steakhouse to an affordable pizzeria and an ultra-casual joint known for its massive beer selection.
Only venues that opened between Dec. 1, 2011, and Dec. 1 of this year were eligible for the list. Second locations of existing restaurants were not considered.
In alphabetical order, the restaurants are:
Crispelli’s Bakery & Pizzeria, Berkley
Gastronomy: A Modern American Bistro, Southfield
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, Birmingham
Lena, Ann Arbor
Local Kitchen & Bar, Ferndale
London Chop House, Detroit
One-Eyed Betty’s, Ferndale
Roadside B&G, Bloomfield Township
Sardine Room, Plymouth
Social Kitchen & Bar, Birmingham