Thursday, September 30, 2010

Real Detroit Weekly: Caucus Club

"Let's just get something out of the way: Barbra Streisand sang here for, like, a week. It was very early in her career and she left the Caucus Club gig to perform on the Tonight Show with Jack Parr, and that is how a star was born.

'But the Caucus Club is famous for more than just this Funny Girl. Originally opened to accommodate the overflow from the infamous London Chop House, the Caucus Club forged its own identity and remains one of the last bastions of old Detroit dining — a throwback to a former era at a time when throwbacks (especially to that particular era) are coming back in vogue. Thank you, Mad Men, for reacquainting us all with the pleasures of the three-martini lunch. For this, the Caucus Club is one of the best places in the city..."

Read the rest of the article here.