CHOW Reviews Ollie’s Cuisine
By La Saj
There’s not much that hasn’t already been argued regarding DTW Lebanese food. And, in the end, even DTW’s median is inarguably delicious compared to other “Middle Eastern” food in the U.S..
Nevertheless I must pile on, by commenting that I’ve long anticipated the opening of an Ollie’s in Sterling Hts., based on accolades by momskitchen. Sure enough, the new (July) Van Dyke & 14Mile one was great tonight. I had the mixed combo for two. Every single item was solid and nicely balanced. While the bread, etc., wasn’t necessarily always individually the very best I’ve had in DTW, each was very nearly the best, across the board.
My other Eastside favorite is La Saj, but Ollie’s was just more consistent. To think this area was a complete wasteland during the first couple years following La Shish’s demise… Now there is respectable Bostaan, Oasis and terrific Ollie’s all within a mile of the GM Tech Center.
The management at Ollie’s is going full tilt to gush personal attention upon their customers. Best of luck.