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Birdie’s Something Chocolate Makes a Ganache With Panache

The local business is making sweet success out of a family recipe

The Detroit Hot Spot With Dual Personalities

Part restaurant, part night club, we explore the many facets of Sweet Soul Bistro

7 Michigan Breweries Worth a Trip

Check out these must-visit locations during your summer travels

Meet the Southwest Detroit Pizzeria Serving Sospeso

PizzaPlex in southwest Detroit is challenging what it means to be a new business on the block

Molly's Picks: Christine's Cuisine and Trattoria Serventi

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

The Dinner Series Addressing Privilege Through Food Comes to Detroit

Tunde Wey makes a case for a socially driven dining experience that goes beyond the plate

The Guilt-free Truth about Truffles

From ingredients to packaging, this sweet treat offers a healthy twist on snacking

City Bakery Finds a Home Inside the Fisher Building

Detroit gets a taste of New York with the bakery's first Midwest expansion

Maty’s African Cuisine Brings Authentic Senegalese Food to Detroit

The Old Redford restaurant is the first of its kind in the city

Nosh Pit Detroit Food Truck Finds a Permanent Home in Hamtramck

The vegan and vegetarian restaurant takes the spot of the former Yemans Street pop-up

Taste Test: Michigan Dill Pickles

Hour Media evaluates five local favorites on the basis of texture, taste, and tang

Molly's Picks: Bolero Latin Cuisine & Eatori Market

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Exploring the Art of Over-the-Top Cocktails

We gave five of metro Detroit’s top bartenders full creative freedom to craft their most avant-garde concoctions. What we got exceeded our highest expectations

Recipe: Irish Lamb Stew

Andiamo/Joe Muer Seafood Executive Chef Jim Oppat serves a family staple

Food News: Events, Openings, Menu Changes, and More

What's new in metro Detroit's dining scene

The Charm Is in the Details at Cellar 313

A charming interior meets well-curated wines at this quaint Grosse Pointe hotspot

2018 Restaurant of the Year: Parc

Excellent food, exceptional service, and a crisp and formal but distinctly unstuffy atmosphere sets Parc in Campus Martius apart

Avalon’s Cafe Is a Bakery With More Than Just Bread

Once tiny bakery’s Woodward outpost includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner — and drinks, too

Making Sense of ‘Meritage’

How the badge indicates that an American wine blend reaches Bordeaux-level quality

Foodtography 101

Sarah Fennel, the Detroit-based blogger behind Broma Bakery, shares her secrets

Cocktail Recipe: Man on the Moon

Chef Kate Williams Continues to Impress With Lady of the House

Inside the lovely, lively Corktown restaurant

Your Guide to Dining During the North American International Auto Show

Hop on the People Mover and check out these local eateries

This Jefferson-Chalmers Café Combines Cool Vibes With a Cryptic Name

Coffee and (______) is a small-town social center in the big city

Meal Prep Services: What to Know Before Committing to the Trend

Plus, tips from a metro Detroit-based dietitian on getting the most out of your meals

It's Game On for Detroit's 'Bar Arcade' Scene

M-Brew, Pop + Offworld, and Ready Player One pair microbrews with retro video games

Michigan’s Craft Distilleries Are Setting Their Sights on Bourbon

Proof that the best things require patience

How One of Detroit's Legendary Steakhouses Almost Didn't Happen

Even a catastrophic fire couldn't stop Capers

Cocktail Recipe: Your Grandfather's Coffee

Molly’s Picks: Gaudino’s and Prime + Proper

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Recipe: Sake-Steamed Manilla Clams

Ima's Mike Ransom's clams can be an appetizer or a full meal

Inside the Resurrected Takoi

The restaurant has survived arson and controversy to claim a top spot in Detroit's culinary scene

Food News: Detroit Welcomes Multiple New Eateries This Month

Macarons, Italian food, tapas: December was a good month for Detroit’s food scene

Molly's Picks: Atwater in the Park and Nick's 22nd Street Steak House

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Elevate Your Holiday Recipes With These Six Spices

From the classic to the unconventional

Cocktail Recipe: Coquito

Hour Detroit's managing editor shares her recipe for a Puerto Rican holiday tradition

Review: Inside Detroit Vegan Soul’s New Westside Location

It's one of several restaurant openings in Grandmont Rosedale this year

Sanders' Flagship Store Gets a Sweet Update

The Clinton Township candy shop boasts two chocolate fountains

Michigan's Wine Industry is Adding $5 Billion to the Local Economy

There are more than 130 wineries statewide

Recipe: Pannukakku

The Conserva’s Matthew Baldridge takes on his grandmother’s Finnish custard pancakes

This Bank-turned-restaurant is Another Reason to Love Clarkston's Dining Scene

The Fed Community is serving up good food in a kid-friendly atmosphere

Cocktail Recipe: Run For Your Money

River Bistro is One of Detroit's Hottest New Restaurants – and It's Not in Downtown

The Northwest Detroit restaurant is just the beginning for the hometown chef

Michigan's Microbrew Scene is Stocked with Some Edgy Labels

But when does clever cross the line?

Ready Player One Opens in Downtown Detroit

Nostalgia is the name of the game at this arcade bar and restaurant

New Menu Updates to Check Out This Fall

This Royal Oak Café Offers an Oasis for Local Vegans

Health-centric food and drink options shine at Cacao Tree

Print Your Best Artwork on Your Morning Latte at This Birmingham Cafe

From intricate latte art to unexpected flavors and a unique setup, Birmingham Roast is worth a visit

Cocktail Recipe: The New Bullshot

Celebrate National Pizza Month at These 14 Metro Detroit Pizzerias

The Vegan Impossible Burger Officially Debuts in Royal Oak

Midwest burger chain, B Spot, brings a new kind of burger to the grill

A Whole Lot of Cupcakes

Clarkston’s Union General readies for its 20th Anniversary

Get to Know Gather, the Restaurant That Sources Its Fresh Ingredients from Eastern Market

The restaurant's close proximity to the market promotes farm-to-table service

Oro Cheese Brings Old World Recipes to Metro Detroit Markets

A Shelby Township, family-run business is sharing their ancestral take on feta

This Grosse Pointe Cafe Pairs Street Tacos with Unexpectedly Feminine Decor

Come for the south-of-the-border fare. Stay for the whimsical tablescapes and dainty floral arrangements.

A Classic Steakhouse with Deep Metro Detroit Roots

Nick’s 22nd Street in Shelby Township serves well-prepared fare in a casual, neighborhood setting

DIY Home Vineyard

Become a home vintner with just a fraction of an acre

Keep Calm and Drink Rosé

Exploring a little local flavor in the heart of Provence

New Order Coffee Opens in Midtown

Recipe: Passion for Rye

Four Favorite Food Trucks

Summertime and the living is easy. And so is the food – enjoy the season with outdoor eats

Beat the Heat with Boba Tea

The beverage, popular in Asia, can be customized with different flavors and add-ins

Sylvan Lake Gets Neighborhood Butcher Shop

The old-fashioned market offers all-natural meat cut on the premises, just like the good old days

Bar Basics

A few essentials can help up your home cocktail-making game

Warm Bean Salad Recipe from Rose's Fine Foods

Chef Molly Mitchell takes a fresh approach to dried legumes

Spring Soup Recipe from Chef Matt Tulpa

Unique dish shows off exceptional seasonal produce

7 Greens Celebrates Third Anniversary, Plans to Add More Outposts

Fast-casual local chain stakes it claim in the farm-fresh, additive-free lunch market

Pot-Au-Feu Recipe from Parc Chef Jordan Hoffman

'Ridiculously delicious' dish a French take on a classic pot roast

Out of the Parc

Campus Martius restaurant boasts terrific food, polished service, and more

Dining at Detroit's Cuisine Restaurant a Special Event

When you simply want a quiet evening somewhere you just know you’ll have an outstanding meal, a visit (or revisit) to this classic New Center spot is in order

7 Detroit-Made Savory Pies to Check Out

Hour Detroit’s pie club slices into these decadent dishes from Dangerously Delicious Pies, Ackroyd's Scottish Bakery, and Achatz Pies

Hummus Recipe from The Root Chef Nick Rodgers

He offers a take on a deceptively simple dish that hits all the notes: tradition, cultural, local, healthy, and delicious

Ima in Corktown Dishes Up Udon Soup for the Soul

Japanese-inspired eatery glimpses into a chef’s culinary journey from Michigan to Chicago to San Francisco and back home

Five Favorite New Detroit Restaurants

It seems every time we turn our heads, a few more new spots open in metro Detroit. But that’s a challenge that we’re willing to tackle. Here are just five of our favorite spots that opened during 2016.

Detroit's Intu Tea Steeped in Personality

For Mary Jones, the tea business hasn't always been easy, but that hasn't stopped her from taking it on with personal flair.

2017 Restaurant of the Year: Bistro 82

With impeccable attention to details and the subtle evolution of ongoing menu items, the staff at Bistro 82 keeps pushing the envelope in a tireless quest to seek perfection

What Do Wine Rating Numbers Mean?

Wilfred Wong explains the range in understandable words.

Michigan Producers Offer Options for Fresh Produce in Winter

It may be cold, but that doesn't mean you can't eat your vegetables

Metamora’s White Horse Inn Worth the Drive

With dishes such as panko-crusted Reubens and Elvira’s Hungarian Goulash, menu boasts upscale comfort-casual fare

Good Morning, Grosse Pointe

Customers’ croissant cravings prompt Marais to serve up a sunrise version of ‘happy hour’

Changing Spaces

Whiskeys on the Water is just one of the new businesses revitalizing historical downtown Wyandotte

Recipe: The Teacher’s Pet

Recipe: Stir-Fry Simplicity

Brandon Kahlich’s eggplant dish is quickly prepared, healthy, and filling

Old Favorites

Reilly Craft Creamery scoops out traditional flavors — but their vegan vanilla gelato is a hit, too

Beyond Barbecue

For more than just table-top grilling, Chung Ki Wa in Sterling Heights dishes up authentic Korean fare

Recipe: The Dread Pirate

Politics of the Plate

Local pop-up focuses on educating diners through worldly cuisine

What’s Old is New Again

In Detroit’s faded Chinatown, the Peterboro takes Asian cooking to new and delightful heights

No-Frills, Fine Food

A small but mighty Spencer is making an impression on the Ann Arbor restaurant scene

Molly's Picks

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham noshes around town, tracking down some top spots

Cravings: Nick Janutol

Déjà Food: Of Streetcars and Optimists

Sangria Season

Dominick’s summertime drink is an Ann Arbor institution — and a closely guarded secret

Hatching a Concept

Atomic Chicken’s ‘chef-driven fast food’ idea comes home to roost in Clawson

Recipe: Shades of Kale

Former garnish veggie now sits atop Jeff Baldwin’s ‘most requested’ salad list

Recipe: Kaleidoscope Eyes

Recipe: Kaleidoscope Eyes

Drink Recipe: The Detroit

Does Detroit have its version of the Manhattan?

The Walmart Factor

South Africa’s competitively priced, high-quality wines find way back into U.S. market thanks to mega-retailer as well as Whole Foods

Vincenzo’s One-Man Show