Grey Ghost, a Detroit take on a steakhouse and cocktail bar, is set to open its doors Thursday, July 28, 2016 in the Brush Park neighborhood, in the space previously held by Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe.

The name of the new eatery comes from the most notorious pirate on the Detroit River during prohibition, Grey Ghost of course, and the restaurant’s name gives recognition to the city’s rich history in addition to the present moment and the future.

The team is made up of partners John Vermiglio (chef), Josef Giacomino (chef), Will Lee (beverage director) and David Vermiglio (CFO).

The two talented chefs at Grey Ghost Detroit have comprised a menu made of five different categories– cured, raw, meat, not-meat and sides. Hungry guests can expect to see butcher cuts of meat in addition to Michigan-grown produce and carefully created dishes.

Lee developed the beverage menu, also split into categories– shaken, stirred and hand-batched draft.

Steel, the building’s original brick, raw wood and industrial elements make Grey Ghost loud with the spirit of Detroit. Textures, warm lighting and modern finishes add a touch of sophistication to the already enticing space.

The hope is that Grey Ghost will join the ranks of the currently inspiring dining scene in the city

and the team is excited to watch the potential of the Brush Park neighborhood come to life. Grey Ghost faces Woodward Avenue at 47 East Watson.

Stay tuned in to updates by following Grey Ghost on Facebook.

Erica N. Rakowicz/After 5

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