Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Real Detroit Weekly: Hilton Road Cafe

"How would you describe the menu here?" I ask owner and cook Effie Lambros. "Awesome," pipes in Sara, one of the regulars. "My dad says this is my kitchen."

Effie and her husband Steve took over this charming 28-seat restaurant in January 2008. "I was looking for a cute little restaurant in Ferndale and this popped up!" Effie happily exclaims. "I loved it the minute I came in; it had a homey vibe and I wanted it to stay that way." Just on the other side of Hilton Road from their home, the Lambros family has long-standing roots in Ferndale, and the cafe has become an extension of Effie's own kitchen. The bottom line is that food is their passion. "We're Greek!" Effie jokes.

Read the rest of the article here.