DETROIT (WXYZ) - There's a new restaurant in town by the name of Imperial and the executive chef stopped into 7 Action News.
The Ferndale restaurant offers a laid-back California vibe, focused on service L.A street tacos and hot dogs.
Prices range between $2.50 and $8 and the menu features many options including a vegetarian taco.
The executive chef was on hand in the studio to whip up one of the special recipes.
Pork belly al pastor w/pickled onion jalapeno relish and grilled pineapple:
Al Pastor Sauce:
1 pineapple-peeled and cored
1 red onion
1/4 cup dried ground guijillo chilis
2 Tbsp dried ground ancho chilis
4 bay leaves
1/4 cup chipotle in adobo
2 Tbsp anchiote paste
2 Tbsp mexican oregano
1 Tbsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp ground coriander
1 cinnamon stick
3 all spice berries
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup pineapple juice
3 Tbsp salt
8 oz rice vinegar
1: Toast the cloves, all spice berry, cinnamon, cumin, and coriander in a pan till fragrant. Grind in a spice grinder.
2: Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl with spices, and blend in rounds.
3: When finished it should start a little sweet, and finish with a little heat.
Onion and Jalapeno Pickle:
1 red onion-sliced thin
4 jalapenos-sliced thin
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp ground coriander
1 Tbsp salt
1 Tbsp sugar
1/4 oz. lime juice
1: Toss all ingredients in a bowl and leave out at room temperature for 2 hours tossing every 15 minutes.
I will have one person with me by the name of Melissa to help me set up and clean up...Anything else I need to know before Sunday?
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