Coastal Italian Continues to Take Hold in Metro Detroit With Aurora Italiana

May 08, 2023 490

BY: Serena Maria Daniels

The Coastal Italian trend is continuing to infiltrate metro Detroit’s dining scene with the spring opening of Aurora Italiana, which aims to draw inspiration from Italy’s Amalfi Coast.

Barbat Holdings’s hospitality arm, Prime Concepts Detroit Brands, is in the midst of renovating an 8,500-square-foot space in West Bloomfield that was formerly housed in another, now-shuttered Italian eatery at 6199 Orchard Lake Rd. The place will feature commissioned artwork with a modern atmosphere and food influenced by the flavors of the island of Capri like a caprese salad made with burrata, cacio e pepe, and whole fish flown in daily from the Mediterranean.

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