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Where to Eat in December: Basan Detroit, Forest, Oggi, and More


The festive season has arrived, when friends and family descend upon local restaurants to share a few moments together over food and drink without the pressure of preparation. (Skipping the cleanup doesn’t hurt, either.)

Despite a tricky business climate, we find the Detroit-area dining scene with plenty to celebrate this month. One of the city’s most popular hospitality groups recently opened its third concept in the shadow of the Little Caesars Arena, another is prepping its long-awaited coastal Italian spot in Midtown, and a third is trying its hand at a local version of the Christmas-themed pop-up bar.

Plus: renovations at a beloved Lebanese joint in Birmingham and a vinyl-inspired dinner series plants roots in New Center. All that and more in your Resy Hit List for December.