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rainsux Aug 20, 2011 01:14 PM

I was attending a picnic today and was chatting with an acquaintance and his
new (Russian) bride. When the topic of 'food' came up, she had a few favorites
that I do not recall being mentiioned before:

Allegro; NE corner of 14 Mile/NW/Orchard Lake. Apparently, "around the side." She says the food
is more authentic than Fiddler.

Anyone?

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    VTB Aug 20, 2011 07:23 PM

    May be worth a try. http://feyrr.com/allegro

    Can't say I've ever seen a dish described as, "Baby chicks, marinated and spiced, then press grilled to a crispy finish."

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      goatgolfer Aug 20, 2011 09:18 PM

      Same opening hours as TJ's Shanghai dumplings. We will have to see if they have red bean paste ice cream.

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        jjspw Aug 21, 2011 08:53 AM

        Er, I think I'd prefer bacon dumplings with mint sauce. ;-)

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          VTB Aug 21, 2011 11:27 AM

          C'mon you guys, I was serious. It's named Chicken Tabaka (item 8 on pg 2 of the menu----see link above).
          ...not that bacon dumplings with mint sauce would be bad, either.

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        goatgolfer Aug 21, 2011 12:10 PM

        According to that other food site (Y) they do a fixed price tasting menu for groups and you choose the specialties. It is a bit pricey compared to our other parties but has a possibility after the street chicken party.

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          interplanetjanet Aug 22, 2011 09:01 PM

          Hello Detroit,

          As a former Detroiter and daughter of Russian speakers; I can tell you that yes Allegro is a LOT better than Fiddler, but also slightly more expensive. It would definatley be an experience for ya'll to go on a friday or saturday night. They have entertainment (cant speak for the quality) Enjoy, Nah Zdarovyah!

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        Fibber McGee Aug 23, 2011 04:27 AM

        Is this where Yossi's was?

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