Saffron De Twah at 7636 Gratiot Ave. in Detroit takes American classics like fried catfish and chicken sandwiches and transforms them into something special, with an infusion of Moroccan flavors.
It also serves salads and dishes like a cauliflower shawarma sandwich and a Moroccan smash burger
Eater Detroit picked Saffron De Twah as Restaurant of the Year in 2019. The Detroit Free Press listed it as one of its Top 3 Best Restaurants. Hour Detroit put it in its Top 10 Best New Restaurants. And WDIV named it the Best Ethnic restaurant.
Deadline TV's Detroit Digest stopped by right before the pandemic blew up (so no masks or distancing), talked with owner Omar Anani and tasted his creations.