If you're hungry for the latest restaurant news from around Oakland County, we've got you covered! Read on to find out what's new, what's closed and what's free.
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Liquid Lunch in Birmingham: The cafe specializing in smoothies, juices and tonics using all vegan, raw and organic ingredients has opened at Be Well Lifestyle Centers at 750 S. Old Woodward Ave. Visit liquidlunchcafe.com for more information.
Hogger's BBQ in Berkley: 2959 12 Mile Road. The Southern barbecue restaurant and 2012 Berkley Patch Readers' Choice award-winner has closed. "We have lost our lease after many months of disagreements with our landlord," an e-mail to customers earlier this month stated. "We are currently working negotiations with another building right here in Berkley."
KouZina in Royal Oak: 121 N. Main St. The new eatery offers Greek street food from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11 a.m.- 4 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and noon-9 p.m. Sunday. "Everything is made with the freshest ingredients. We don't even have a microwave," said Bobby Leslaris, one of the partners behind KouZina.
Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale: 344 W. Nine Mile Road. The restaurant is offering free s'mores at midnight on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in front of its wood-burning fireplace. Local also will launch a lunch menu next week. Starting Nov. 19, the restaurant will be open for lunch every weekday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit localkitchenandbar.com or check out Local's Facebook page for more information.
Love &Buttercream in Royal Oak: 3102 Crooks Road. The new bakery specializes in cookies, cupcakes, cakes and everything sweet. The store hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays.
Mamma Mia Tuscan Grille in Rochester: 543 N. Main. The new eatery offers warm comfort food 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1-9 p.m. Sunday. The bar remains open until 2 a.m. Call 248-402-0234 with questions.
Muses Taverna in Troy: 1893 E. Big Beaver Road. The new restaurant serves a variety of authentic Greek dishes from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.