A new Asian Corned Beef is now open in Detroit on Woodward Avenue


  • Lee DeVito

Here's some great news for fans of corned beef egg rolls, the hit made-in-Detroit Asian-Jewish deli fusion snack.

Asian Corned Beef, the local chain run by corned beef egg roll inventor and Vietnamese immigrant Kim White, has finally opened its long-awaited seventh location. The new restaurant is located at the former McDonald's at 19102 Woodward Ave., Detroit, and celebrates its grand opening on Friday until 7 p.m. with prizes and egg roll giveaways. The restaurant is also debuting a new roll — the lobster roll.

The corned beef egg roll is exactly what it sounds like: salty, cured deli meat, cheese, and cabbage wrapped in a crispy egg roll, sold for just $3 a piece.

Egg rolls from Asian Corned Beef. - TOM PERKINS
  • Tom Perkins
  • Egg rolls from Asian Corned Beef.

The seventh store was originally planned for Eight Mile Road, but residents of Detroit's Greenacres neighborhood mounted opposition to the restaurant over zoning concerns.

It's the chain's first location on Detroit's major North-South thoroughfare. An eighth location is also planned a bit further south on Woodward Ave. in a Highland Park strip mall.

More information on the chain is available at asiancornbeef.com.

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