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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 guarantees 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

Family Meal

Even among strangers, you’re never alone when you gather for Chinese hot pot

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

Beachy Keen

This casual and fun menu will ensure you spend minimal time in the kitchen and maximum time outside

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

How to Pair Cheese and Chocolate

Local cheesemonger enchants taste buds with chocolate and cheese pop-ups

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.

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

Vibrant and Distinct

Ann Arbor’s Cardamom serves up utterly fresh, sophisticated, and authentic Indian fare

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

The Hand That Feeds

Corktown grocery store aims to bring the neighborhood 100 percent locally sourced goods

Beyond Beer

Great Baraboo Brewing Co. was founded on suds, but there’s plenty else to like

From Their Table to Yours

For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time

Red, White, and Booze

Getting into the voting spirit with election-inspired cocktails

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

The Village Market

The Trattoria inside Plymouth's Cantoro is like a visit to a small Italian town

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

A Finer Diner

A coney island blossoms into Flowers of Vietnam on the weekends as a southwest Detroit chef works to bring his neighborhood a creative dining experience

Sunday Dinner, Five Days a Week

Supino Pizza owner pays homage to his family through La Rondinella’s authentic Italian regional dishes

A Different Dog

A wizened look beyond the coney to metro Detroit’s alternative hot dog offerings

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

Cream of the Crop

We tried a bunch of cool locally made ice cream — here’s the scoop

Fun by the Ounce

Sweeties candy and ice cream shop is a joyful addition to Kercheval Avenue shopping

Recipe: Kaleidoscope Eyes

Recipe: Kaleidoscope Eyes

Fresh Look

Roadhouse Roots

Karl’s Cabin is taking American comfort food to new heights

Jam-Packed Piety

Operated by a community of monks, the Jampot sells organic confections in Michigan’s Upper (upper) Peninsula

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

The Bee’s Knees

The deliciously retro Boodles offers old-school dining — including Caesar salads and ‘VIP’ selections prepared table side

Recipe: Giovanni’s carbonara fusilloni

Giovanni’s Randy Truant dishes up pasta, old-country style

Molly’s Picks: Savannahblue and Osteria 222

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

Hot Spot: Bucharest Grill

Our favorite burgers in metro Detroit

To honor National Burger Month, here are few of Hour Detroit staffers’ picks

A Side Order of Jazz

Friday nights in Dearborn are hopping at Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant

Call of the Forest

Executive chef Nick Janutol’s menu at reimagined Birmingham restaurant is brimming with originality

Fresh Bites: Former WWJ Transmitter building set for restaurant

News and notes about the metro Detroit food scene from Molly Abraham and the Hour Detroit staff.

Tapas Tonight?

Royal Oak’s La Dulce takes traditional small-plates dining to new heights.

Old World, New Tricks

Russian monastery serves up Eastern European dishes to a devoted following.

Sweet Success

Detroit Marshmallow Co. owner opens a Grosse Pointe Park dessert café location.

Southern Strength

Jambalaya according to Lula’s Louisiana Cookhouse’s John Beilfuss.

Eat Globally, Act Locally

Get the authentic flavor of favorite ethnic foods right in your kitchen with these Michigan-made products.

Growing Appeal

Craft beer popularity to spur a doubling of Michigan’s hop farm acreage

Third Time's a Charm?

Even during Michigan beer’s golden age of growth, success hasn’t come easy for brewmaster Scott King

Ode to Shawarma

Bucharest Grill’s most popular wrap has earned a place in the pantheon of Detroit foods

Artfully Casual

Corktown’s Rubbed reboots, branching out to offer ‘steakhouse vibe’ dinner service

Chill Fighter

Firebird Tavern’s Tony Piraino serves it up hot

Drink Recipe: Irish Mule

When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, Old Shillelagh knows how to throw a party

Hitting Z Spot

For nearly 40 years, a not-so-trendy gathering place has held down the fort in the suddenly popular Milwaukee Junction

Pizza Party

Buscemi’s opens sit-down locations to celebrate 60th anniversary

Game On

Legendary Golden Mushroom chef pens an outdoorsy cookbook.

2016 Restaurant of the Year

On a rebounding stretch on Second Avenue in Midtown, Selden Standard's Andy Hollyday takes casual high-end restaurants to the next level

Extraordinarily Good

Freshness reigns supreme at the imaginative Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails in Midtown

Spirited Inspiration

Jim Brady’s Detroit owner sets out to recreate the feeling of his grandfather’s famed saloon

Family Style

Dearborn Meat Market serves affordable old favorites with a twist

Simple Pleasures

Rugby Grille’s Damian Yopek’s classic coq au vin is his kind of home cooking

Solid Standby

New restaurant in The Belt is the type of place to get Miller High Life and a burger or craft cocktail and sophisticated sturgeon

Hitting Their Stride

After a lot of experiments, some North American pinot noirs are finally up to par

Molly's Picks

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

Hot Spot

A slice of European elegance in downtown Birmingham offers an impeccable little menu of Italian dishes and an array of coffees and espresso in a serene setting

Deja Food

Our family’s “go-to” restaurant in the 1970s for birthdays, anniversaries, or a meal after church was The Susie Q restaurant (aka Chick ‘n Chips by Susie Q) in Royal Oak.

Cravings

“When I’m not at the restaurant and actually have a day off,” says Jared Bobkin, executive chef at Local Kitchen & Bar in Ferndale, “I like to check out the hot spots ranging from downtown Detroit to Ann Arbor.”

Herculean Effort

Local couple’s salsa gamble is paying off