shelby in the news

Nov 22, 2022

Eater - Where to Find Hidden Bars and Speakeasies in Detroit

Back alley bars, Prohibition-era watering holes, and classic cocktails

Eater - Where to Find Hidden Bars and Speakeasies in Detroit

Nov 17, 2022

Metromode - Dining Destinations

These repurposed restaurant spaces share a common mission across Metro Detroit

Metromode - Dining Destinations

Oct 19, 2022

Punch - We Could Use a Good, Cheap Drink

As inflation pushes the cost of a drink north of $20, cocktail bars across the country are embracing a grown-up version of happy hour

Punch - We Could Use a Good, Cheap Drink

Oct 12, 2022

Visit Detroit - Metro Detroit Speakeasies

Enjoy great drinks, subtle views at these metro Detroit speakeasies

Visit Detroit - Metro Detroit Speakeasies

Sep 19, 2022

Eater - 18 Fresh Detroit Bars to Check Out in September

Where to drink cocktails inspired by flavors of the African diaspora and more

Eater - 18 Fresh Detroit Bars to Check Out in September

Sep 14, 2022

Detroit Free Press - Where to eat near Detroit auto show: Restaurants, food trucks, pit stops

When hungry car enthusiasts flock to the North American International Auto Show, plenty of popular Detroit eateries will be ready to welcome diners with a wide scope of culinary tastes

Detroit Free Press - Where to eat near Detroit auto show: Restaurants, food trucks, pit stops

Sep 14, 2022

Eater - Here For The Auto Show? Here’s Where to Eat and Drink in Downtown Detroit

From swanky cocktail bars, classic steakhouses, and juicy smash burgers, here’s where to eat downtown

Eater - Here For The Auto Show? Here’s Where to Eat and Drink in Downtown Detroit

Aug 15, 2022

Detroitisit - 9 New Cocktail Bars in Detroit 2022 to Freshen Up Your Palate

2022 is All About the New! Grab Your Buddies & Check Out the Cool New Cocktail Bars in Detroit & Surrounds

Detroitisit - 9 New Cocktail Bars in Detroit 2022 to Freshen Up Your Palate

Jul 13, 2022

Eater - 13 Reliable Detroit Happy Hours

Where to find discounts on beer, wine, cocktails, and food too

Eater - 13 Reliable Detroit Happy Hours

Jun 9, 2022

Plate - This Millionaire’s Shortbread Is Fit to Be Served in a Historic Detroit Bank Vault

At shelby, the financier served with the smoked white fish is made with green herbs...

Plate - This Millionaire’s Shortbread Is Fit to Be Served in a Historic Detroit Bank Vault

Jun 1, 2022

Fortune - Ford and GM are going all in on electric cars, and thousands of jobs hang in the balance

If assembly line workers tend to live in bungalows in Sterling Heights or St. Clair Shores and spend weekends at their cottages in Mid-Michigan or the Upper Peninsula, the software crowd is more likely to own condos downtown and
spend nights at dining spots like Shelby, a James Beard Award–semifinalist cocktail
bar housed in a former bank vault

Fortune - Ford and GM are going all in on electric cars, and thousands of jobs hang in the balance

May 12, 2022

Eater - For a Touch of Retro Whimsy, Restaurants Are Turning to the Illustrated Menu

From Danny Meyer’s skyscraper restaurant Manhatta to dive bars in Brooklyn, these hand-drawn menu designs are bringing a new level of fun and creativity to the dining experience

Eater - For a Touch of Retro Whimsy, Restaurants Are Turning to the Illustrated Menu

May 6, 2022

NBC - I came for coffee and stumbled into a speakeasy

He guided me to a door, input some numbers on the door, and BOOM!

NBC - I came for coffee and stumbled into a speakeasy

Apr 1, 2022

Hour Detroit - Metro Detroit Bucket List: Cheers to These Drinking Spots

In our 2022 City Guide, we roundup what every local must do in their lifetime. Here are the must-visit places to get cocktails, wine, and beer in the area.

Hour Detroit - Metro Detroit Bucket List: Cheers to These Drinking Spots

Mar 31, 2022

Hour Detroit - Shelby’s Kir Kisses Cocktail Recipe

Enjoy the fluffy and fruity drink at home

Hour Detroit - Shelby’s Kir Kisses Cocktail Recipe

Feb 23, 2022

Eater - 2022 James Beard Award Semifinalist List

Warda Bougettaya of Warda Patisserie and downtown cocktail spot Shelby landed on this year’s “long list” JBFA

Eater - 2022 James Beard Award Semifinalist List

Feb 23, 2022

James Beard Foundation Announces 2022 Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation® announced today its 2022 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists in advance of the returning James Beard Awards® presented by Capital One

James Beard Foundation Announces 2022 Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists

Feb 9, 2022

Detroit Free Press - Here are the Top 10 best new restaurants in metro Detroit for 2022

Best new metro Detroit restaurants have heart in industry's darkest hour

Detroit Free Press - Here are the Top 10 best new restaurants in metro Detroit for 2022

Feb 8, 2022

Thirsty - Drink This Now: Kir Kisses By Detroit Bartender Andre Sykes

Ahhh February, the month of love … or at least that’s what the greeting card companies have led us believe

Thirsty - Drink This Now: Kir Kisses By Detroit Bartender Andre Sykes

Feb 8, 2022

Detroit Free Press - Best New Restaurant No. 5: shelby in Detroit

shelby is Detroit's most successful speakeasy

Detroit Free Press - Best New Restaurant No. 5: shelby in Detroit

Dec 31, 2021

Roadtrippers - Disco balls and $200 cocktails: Here are 8 of Detroit’s best speakeasies

These under-the-radar bars are bringing glamour and elegance back to the city once known as the “Paris of the Midwest”

Roadtrippers - Disco balls and $200 cocktails: Here are 8 of Detroit’s best speakeasies

Oct 7, 2021

Detroit News - Secret speakeasys and hidden bars in Metro Detroit

Shelby Detroit: One of the newer hideaways on this list, this cocktail lounge is located within lower-level cafe Coffee Down Under

Detroit News - Secret speakeasys and hidden bars in Metro Detroit

Sep 2, 2021

Thrillist - Everywhere You Need to Eat in Detroit Right Now

From birria tacos and döner kebab to caviar and steak

Thrillist - Everywhere You Need to Eat in Detroit Right Now

Aug 24, 2021

Detroitisit - Shelby’s Head Chef and Bartender Talk Future, Hobbies, and How to Find Your Dream Job

Head Chef Matt Tulpa and Head Bartender Andre Sykes Talk About Detroit’s New Bar, Shelby

Detroitisit - Shelby’s Head Chef and Bartender Talk Future, Hobbies, and How to Find Your Dream Job

Jul 9, 2021

ClickOnDetroit - Have dinner and drinks in this former Detroit bank vault

Shelby Detroit offers a unique dining experience under the streets of Detroit

ClickOnDetroit - Have dinner and drinks in this former Detroit bank vault

Jul 7, 2021

Spaces - From bank vault to bar: Shelby is a clandestine drinking spot in Detroit

Old meets new across its layered interiors

Spaces - From bank vault to bar: Shelby is a clandestine drinking spot in Detroit

Mar 18, 2021

Detroit News - Drink in the spring: Seasonal sips from Metro Detroit area cocktail bars

In true speakeasy fashion, there's no signage outside the Shelby. Look for owner Tarun Kajeepeta's other business, an Australian-style coffee shop.

Detroit News - Drink in the spring: Seasonal sips from Metro Detroit area cocktail bars

Mar 3, 2021

Deadline Detroit - Shelby Bar, A Downtown Detroit Newcomer, Has 'Speakeasy' Style

Shelby Bar, which began serving "handcrafted cocktails and food" a few weeks ago, is a flight below Shelby Street at Congress in Detroit's Financial District

Deadline Detroit - Shelby Bar, A Downtown Detroit Newcomer, Has 'Speakeasy' Style

Mar 1, 2021

Eater - Peek Inside Shelby, a New Cocktail Bar and Restaurant in the Financial District

Tucked away in the basement of a ten-story office building on Shelby Street, Tarun Kajeepeta breathes new life into a former bank vault

Eater - Peek Inside Shelby, a New Cocktail Bar and Restaurant in the Financial District