A hidden gem in Novi, Shiro Restaurant is housed in a 1929 mansion and makes for a memorable dining experience. ", Shiro,", who gets it's name from a word that means ", white castle", in Japanese is an elegant three-story, white mansion dating back to the antebellum period. It has four white columns adorning the front porch, gabled attic windows and French doorways throughout. The main entrance leads into the manor's foyer, complete with a grand staircase. The restaurant's dining rooms are located throughout the house and include private dining rooms and a Japanese tatami room.
In addition to its wide-selection and creative combinations of sushi, Shiro offers traditional appetizers and entrees, including salads, noodle bowls, tempera, teriyaki meals, bento boxes and hibachi. Shiro's dinner menu also includes Filet Mignon and Rack of Lamb. Shiro utilizes fresh, quality ingredients, its sauces provide the signature element to accommodate its dishes. Everything from the sushi to the shumai is served with its own unique dipping sauce. Each type and variety of sauce is delicious, complementing the food like a fine wine.
In addition to the food, the restaurant has extensive wine and saki lists that offer several varieties by the glass or bottle.