will soon open in the Village offering counter service morning coffee and pastries, sit-down lunch and dinner crepes with soup and sweet treats for the taking throughout the day.
The new cafe opened by the owners of , Megan Spicer and Sheila Taylor, is still awaiting inspection by the Wayne County Health Department. They are hopeful the inspection will happen within the next several business days as they are prepared to open.
They had originally planned to open this week following the ribbon-cutting ceremony with the and officials, but the scheduling for the inspection has taken longer due, they said.
Spicer said they were hopeful the inspection would happen in time for this weekend's so they could participate but believed it to be unlikely.
The pair has hired a team of pastry chefs, a chocolatier and four crepe makers, Spicer said. They have been working to perfect crepe recipes as they await inspection, she said.
In addition to offering morning coffee and counter service, the cafe will have sit-down lunch and dinner service featuring crepes and soup as well as a retail portion with penny candy, breads and American Spoon products, she said.
Representatives from the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce celebrated the cafe with a ribbon-cutting ceremoney, also attended by City officials including Mayor Dale Scrace, Councilman John Stempfle and City Manager Pete Dame.
Sweet Little Sheila's will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, seven days a week. From 6 to 11 a.m., the cafe will offer counter service only with Seattle's Best Coffee and morning treats.
From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., the cafe will offer sit down service with crepes in addition to the counter service for walk-in customers.
To contact the cafe once it opens, the phone number is 313-881-2233 or by email, SLSCAFE@ymail.com.