New restaurant Petty Cash to open July 7 on Detroit's Avenue of Fashion

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

New small plates restaurant and cocktail lounge Petty Cash will open on Livernois a bit south of Eight Mile on July 7. 

Petty Cash is a restaurant and cocktail lounge on Detroit's Avenue of Fashion.

Described as a “moody, elevated and soulful,” the neighborhood spot is owned by Art Hicks, Kelly McBride, Rufus Bartell and former NFL player Ron Bartell Jr.; he also owns nearby Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles. 

Inside the new restaurant Petty Cash in Detroit. It opens July 7.

According to a media alert sent this week, Petty Cash will offer indoor and outdoor dining and a locally sourced menu that caters to a variety of dietary needs. The 2,800-square-foot restaurant is helmed by executive chef Dominic McCord and bar manager Lani Ingersoll. A dining area designed by R&J Development pays homage to Black culture. 

Once open on July 7, Petty Cash will serve dinner and drinks 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Wed.-Thurs. and 5 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat. at 20050 Livernois in Detroit. Reservations can be made at; a $20 deposit per person is required. 

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