Thursday, April 15, 2010

DRW Supper Club at 42 Degrees North

Once again Detroit Synergy’s Supper Club is partnering with Detroit Restaurant Week to bring you some of Detroit’s finest dining experiences at special Detroit Restaurant Week prices.

The inaugural Detroit Restaurant Week event attracted some 27,000 attendees during its first run last September and is back again April 16-25 for the Spring Edition. 17 of Detroit’s finest restaurants are once again offering special prix fixe three-course menus for only $27.00 (excluding tax and gratuity).

Join Supper Club as we visit for the first time Forty-Two Degrees North, the newest dining destination inside the Renaissance Center. Executive Chef Franz Josef Zimmer creates contemporary regional cuisine with emphasis on locally-sourced ingredients. On Wednesday, April 21 beginning at 6:00PM, Supper Club will experience his progressive American Midwest cuisine from the Restaurant Week menu in the boldly modern space with a stunning view of the Detroit River.

The menu for Detroit Restaurant Week is as follows:

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
(Pepper jack cheese, chive
beurre blanc, red and yellow pepper coulis)
Potato Skins
confit, brandy, smoked cheddar)
Tomato Mozzarella Salad
Zimmer’s olive oil, Thai basil, heirloom tomato, balsamic reduction, prosciutto
Spring Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan and Prosciutto
(Cherry balsamic dressing)
Four Onion Tart
(Maytag blue
cheese and watercress salad)

Spring Pea and Shiitake
Shrimp Scampi
(Grand Traverse Riesling, fresh herbs and
paperdelli pasta)
6 oz. Seared Filet
(Green peppercorn and
mushroom pan sauce, rosti potato, Stilton bleu fritter, baby vegetable)
Orange Balsamic Glazed Chicken
(Seared and finished in its own sauce of,
blood orange, white balsamic vinegar
and fresh baby mint, arugula, baby
vegetables, almond rice pilaf)
Seared Halibut
(3 tomato, caper
and olive salad with fresh basil and Chef Zimmer’s olive oil,
fingerling potatoes finished with a baked prosciutto chip)

Key Lime Pie
Chocolate Decadence
(with pistachio and
Caramel Flan
(with fresh berries)

All attendees will be billed individually at the restaurant; this is not a pay in advance event. We will be meeting at the restaurant at 6:00PM for a cocktail hour, followed by dinner at 7:00PM. Please note that the $27.00 fixed price does not include tax or gratuity; each person/party is responsible for their own check.

For more information about Detroit Restaurant Week, visit their website at Also be sure to visit the official blog of Restaurant Week,, which offers sneak previews of a number of different participating restaurants.

Because we are not selling tickets through the online store, please RSVP in advance. Space is limited. Email to RSVP and with any questions. Please pass this information on to your friends, family, and coworkers, and anyone else interested in Detroit dining!

Detroit Synergy is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to generate positive perceptions and opinions about Detroit by bringing together a diverse community and building upon the City's strengths and resources to realize a common vision for a greater Detroit. Please visit for more information about the group.