Chefs to Watch 2015: Andy Hollyday, Selden Standard, Detroit

Peter Gianopulos

For years, no one paid much attention to the seedy old building on the corner of Selden Street and Second Avenue in Detroit. Boarded over with plywood and tatted up with gang graffiti, it was, for most people, a symbol of Detroit’s infamous urban blight—the kind of place you speed up to avoid instead of slowing down to consider.

Two years ago, however, Andy Hollyday, a self-...