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By Reisa Shanaman Opened last November and serving lunch as of mid-January, Parc has joined the fray of hip, upscale and sophisticated restaurants to hit Detroit’s fast-growing food scene. Located in Campus Martius Park and offering 270-degree views of Downtown, it’s certainly a desirable destination. The name is a nod to the city’s French roots. The fare is meant to evoke memories of Executive Chef Jordan Hoffman’s Midwest upbringing while the intended atmosphere is “relaxed yet refined.” The restaurant’s motto, “Detroit starts here,” speaks to its prime location at the city’s “Point of Origin,” as designated by Judge Augustus B. Woodward when he laid out the plans for its streets after the fire of 1805. The space is bright, chic, minimalistic and modern. A seafoam green motif runs from the menus and plates to the barstools and ceiling. It coordinates quite nicely with the darkly stained hardwood floor and woodgrain tabletops. The servers all wear ties screen-printed by CyberOptix Tie Lab in Eastern Market as well as custom belts from Detroit Cargo, hand-sewn and stamped in Ferndale. Meanwhile, the kitchen staff don exclusive aprons made with locally produced canvas and hardware by Detroit Sewn. Each table is adorned with a […]