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And the 2019 Restaurant of the Year Is: Prime + Proper

A polished ambience and masterful dishes at downtown Detroit’s Prime + Proper, reimagine the ethos of the American steakhouse

A First Look at Royal Oak’s Soon-to-Come Condados Tacos

The build-your-own taco joint will open this spring

Spicy Peanut Soba Noodles

The mother-daughter team behind recipe development site, Crowded Kitchen, cooks up mindful dishes starring ingredients from local makers

Japanese Exchange

Adachi brings a fresh Asian-inspired menu to a Birmingham landmark

Making the List

Choosing a restaurant’s wine offerings involves more than throwing darts in a cellar. Gerry Baker, assistant general manager and sommelier at MGM Grand Detroit’s Wolfgang Puck Steak, discloses the methodology behind building the ultimate wine list.

Nourishing the Mind, Body, and Spirit

The female-led team at Folk says wholesome food is about more than the ingredients

Home for Chinese New Year

An Ann-Arbor-based writer realizes the true way to celebrate has nothing to do with firecrackers or shiny envelopes

Pure and Simple

Drawing inspiration from the spring bridal runways and celebrity brides alike (we’re looking at you, Priyanka Chopra), this season’s wedding fashions marry minimalism and romance, with sleek yet scintillating silhouettes, dainty accessories, and the underpinnings to match

Live Long and Prosper

Ann Arbor’s Forever Labs builds a thriving business banking stem cells on the prospect of future cures and life extension

A Peek into Pinky’s, Royal Oak’s Next Rooftop Bar

The 150-seat space features pink decor and an outdoor garden

Time Off

Parks & Rec Diner offers a quiet and tasty escape

5 Food Trends to Follow Right Now

From vegan hot spots, to izakayas and food trucks-turned-restaurants

All About the Zip Sauce

Food blogger and Instagram sensation, Seoung Lee, a.k.a. @chowdowndetroit, says Eddie’s Gourmet in Oak Park arguably makes the best in town

Cocktail Recipe: Campus Martius Coffee

Upward Bound

As the city aims to remake itself into an urban center, will downtown Royal Oak businesses endure the growing pains of development?

Machine Learning

The next wave of artificial intelligence is making critical decisions in health care

A Survivor’s Story

A West Bloomfield resident shares his memories of living under occupied Poland during World War II

Detroit’s Got Spirits

Inside the local craft distillery boom from Ferndale to Ann Arbor and beyond

Heavyweight Estate

Cadillac King Don Massey's property hits the market

Metrics of Mary Jane Motoring

Research in a modest lab at John R and Mack addresses questions about cannabis and driving and takes me back to my wayward youth

Under Wraps

Lionel Perkins, senior project design engineer for camouflage at GM North America, unveils his latest project

The Meat of the Matter

The latest West Village eatery, Marrow, carves a space for Detroit’s meat-eaters

Driver's Ed

We’ve got auto questions, leading authorities have answers

Good for the Soul

Southern traditions get a healthier spin on Detroit’s east side

It’s a #WonderfulLife

Powered by likes and public approval, how social media is squandering the holiday spirit

2018 Candy Cane or Coal?

Santa has been keeping tabs on who’s been naughty and nice over the past year. He’s his jolly old self when awarding candy canes for good deeds but look out — he’s got an icy-cold North Pole attitude when punishing bad behavior.

New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn Style

Tips for celebrating 2019 from the pros at Brooklyn Outdoor

Main Review: SheWolf

Born in Detroit but inspired by Rome, SheWolf takes diners on a culinary journey

A Mother Without Borders

How a former educator in Grosse Pointe Park became an immigration activist

A Family Affair

Out of a quaint office space of their grandfather’s former business, owners of Downey Brewing Co., are making some of the best beer and hard cider in Dearborn

A Food Truck so Good

It’s now a full-service Caribbean restaurant

A Political Plate

Where Dearborn’s Arab political players meet, eat, and congregate to create change

Making Magic

Molecular gastronomist Jordan Dalaly proves eating is a multisensory process

Gathering Spot

Eastern Market restaurant finds its groove after a rocky beginning

Restaurant Hazel, Ravines, and Downtown Opens in Birmingham

Beth Hussey and Emmele Herrold establish the needed neighborhood hangout

A Lesson in Authentic Indian Street Food at Neehee's

The Troy location offers food for all of your senses

Vegan Indulgence

Detroit’s first plant-based Coney Island changes the game

All-Day Breakfast at Troy's First Watch

Author’s Cuisine

At M Cantina in Dearborn, Junior Merino is creating a new kind of Mexican cuisine that is uniquely his own: gourmet, Puebla-inspired, from-scratch food and drink that is also halal

Mission BBQ Opens in Troy

A new restaurant serves summer favorites with a side of patriotism year-round

Gold Standard

Tucked into an industrial strip in Ann Arbor, a new restaurant offers French fare

The Return of Home Economics

Across the city, talented chefs, bakers, and all-around do-gooders are finding ways to teach kids how to cook again

New Brewery Alert: Barrel & Beam

The Marquette-based brewery focuses on farmhouse and barrel-aged ales

The 'Dirty Gurlz Happy Hour'

Here's Why Petoskey’s Bay View Resort Is Under a Magnifying Glass

The history, facts, and recent allegations against the National Landmark

Expand Your Personal Library with These 6 Titles

New and notable reads to satisfy your inner bookworm

Ann Arbor-based Miss Kim’s Shares More Than Traditional Korean Cuisine

Zingerman’s spinoff also serves unique culinary techniques and practices

Review: Testa Barra Wows with Contemporary Dishes

The Macomb Township restaurant serves Italian fare that is on par with the surging Detroit food scene

7 Places to Get an Acai Bowl in Metro Detroit

Your guide for the Instagram-worthy dish

Every Day is Throwback Thursday at This Roseville Steakhouse

Mr. Paul's Chophouse has remained consistently delicious for more than 50 years

Fountain Detroit Opens a Summer Barbecue Hotspot

The Campus Martius Park destination offers a beachside experience

Meet the Detroit Startup Churning Out ‘Adult’ Cotton Candy

Spun Sugar puts spiked and sophisticated spins on the childhood favorite

This Family-Owned Butcher Shop Serves Detroit’s Top Restaurants

Ferndale’s Farm Field Table supplies grass-fed beef that’s a cut above competitors

Add These 6 Titles to Your Summer Reading List

New and notable reads to enjoy through the season

A Local Shop Makes the Case for Rolled Ice Cream

I-CE-NY is the go-to spot for this new trend

Outdoor Entertaining: Put the ‘Great’ in Your Party on the Lake

Sophisticated recipes, guides, and tips for a nautical brunch

Review: An Inside Look at the Newly Restored Detroit Club

The once elusive location returns with an exquisite menu and opulent interior

A Look Inside Bob’s Jukebox Emporium

Morningside resident Bob Welke is the man to call for vintage music machine repairs, restorations, and more

Checking in With Electric Six

With more than 20 years in the business and 14 albums under their collective belts, a cult-favorite band rocks on

4 Years In the Making, Planet Ant's Sci-Fi Rock Opera Takes Off

Meet the costumers, composers, and performers who made it happen

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 Gentleman’s Guide to Style

From grooming to shopping, a comprehensive directory for stylish men in metro Detroit

A Prime + Proper Progress Report

The Detroit steakhouse is on its way to becoming one of downtown’s destination dining 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 Suburban Polish Restaurant That Rivals Hamtramck

Troy’s Polka Restaurant is a thoroughly modern take on Polish traditions

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

Woman to Woman: A Candid Conversation on Body Image

Producer Alyonka Larionov and plus-size model Leah Vernon discuss their struggles with eating disorders

A Former Coney Island in Southwest Is Serving Vietnamese-inspired Dishes with Serious Flavor

Flowers of Vietnam offers chef-driven fare with a neighborhood joint vibe

The Greatest (Woman) Of All Time

Flint boxer Claressa Shields may have Olympic gold medals under her belt, but she’s just getting started

City Guide: Exploring Metro Detroit From A to Z

From the arts to the Detroit Zoo, here are some must-see area attractions and events

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

It’s a New Semester for Marygrove College

After cutting undergraduate programs, a beloved liberal arts college looks to reinvent itself

Meet the Digital Stewards of the Equitable Internet Initiative

The team bringing internet service to residents in three Detroit neighborhoods is building more than a wireless network — it’s building community

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

What’s the Source of the Steam Pouring Out of Detroit’s Sidewalks?

Environmental groups want to clear the air about the fuel behind a little-known power system

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

The Philosophy Behind Intentional, Unconventional Home Decor

Inside a former window dresser’s eclectic West Village home

An Anatomy of Deportation: Jose Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo

How current U.S. immigration policy divided an Ann Arbor family

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