Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Real Detroit Weekly: Iridescence

"As one of Detroit’s only AAA four-diamond-rated restaurants, Iridescence is in the ranks of the top restaurants in the country — the crème de la crème of local cutting-edge cuisine. Sitting atop the Motor City Casino with 60-foot floor-to-ceiling windows, Iridescence boasts a most spectacular panoramic view of the city of Detroit. The décor inside befits a hyper-trendy Las Vegas or Miami hotspot.

'But image isn’t everything, and a restaurant needs more than just curb appeal to make it truly spectacular. Thankfully, the food at Iridescence is as exquisite as the dining room itself — every plate a shining example of pure culinary art. Chef de Cuisine Derik Watson utilizes his formal background in French and Japanese culinary traditions to put surprising spins on classic Americana dishes. His specialty is classic comfort food gone couture..."

Read the rest of the article here.