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You Gotta See What They're Cooking Up At Mikette

This place is a feast for your eyes and your taste buds!

DETROIT – When you first walk into Mikette you are greeted by a fresh raw bar, bright colors and the smells of delicious, buttery French cuisine.

"A French restaurant was always near and dear to my heart," says owner Adam Baru. Adam is an experienced restaurateur, owning two other restaurants in Ann Arbor, but when he opened Mikette in 2016 it was different.
 
When Adam was growing up he was fortunate enough to spend time with a family in southern France. He became very close to the mother, whose nickname was Mikette, and she taught him all about food. That is were his passion for food began, so he named his new restaurant Mikette in her honor. 

"If you close your eyes and imagine what a bistro would look like in Paris, this is what your going to get," Adam states. The restaurant is colorful with lots of whimsical details. Even the ceiling is decorated with original French-style posters. "How cool to put them on the ceiling, versus putting them on the wall, which would be very what you would expect." says Adam. "So it is sort of tipping it on it's head a little bit, kind of like we are doing with the food."

Speaking of the food, they serve a variety of dishes all inspired by Adam's trips to France. This includes classic French cuisine (like a duck confit and a croque madame), dishes Adam fell in love with in France (like their version of a Falafel, L'as du Fallafel Rue De Rosier, Paris), and items that are truly American but use French techniques (like their French Dip). All of which are expertly crafted and made from scratch.

If you would like to try Mikette, they are located at 1759 Plymouth Rd in Ann Arbor Michigan. They are open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Friday and dinner only Saturday and Sunday.


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