Thursday, June 3, 2010

Real Detroit: Como's

"Como's has been a Ferndale institution since 1961. They're just as popular on today's scene as they were back when your parents hung out, with great pizza and late weekend hours, during which they serve their great pizza until long after the bars have closed (seriously: if you think it's busy at 10 p.m., you should see it at 3 a.m.). You don't really need much else — but add a huge outdoor patio and daily drink specials ($3 wells, $1 PBR drafts and $3.25 24oz. Bud Light — all day every day), and you've got yourself a whole lot of win over here on this corner of 9 Mile and Woodward.

'Como's is a traditional Italian-American restaurant serving classic dishes like Veal Marsala, Chicken Siciliano, Shrimp Scampi and a variety of pastas served with meat, red, palomino and butter sauces. The appetizer selection is a long list of deep-fried favorites (basically, if you can bread it and drop it in a fryer, they've got it). But when people say 'Como's,' people mean pizza..."
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