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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

Rookies and Veterans

Letter From the Editor

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.

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

The Way It Was

Contributors: October 2016

Good Morning, Grosse Pointe

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

Hallowed Ground

Fifty years ago this October, The Grande Ballroom became Detroit’s brick-and-mortar embodiment of the sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll era

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

Designs on Detroit

Annual festival looks to the future

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

Takin' it to the Streets

Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition

After Aaliyah

Fifteen years after her untimely death the Detroit star still matters, but her legacy is in question

The Way It Was

A Tale of Two Michigans

A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time

Northern Light

The Rev. Joan Ross keeps the faith, fighting for families and residents in one of Detroit’s oft-neglected neighborhoods

No-Frills, Fine Food

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

An Hour With... Michael Poris

We talk with the architect and co-founder of McIntosh Poris Associates

Molly's Picks

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

Still Reeling?

Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives

Cravings: Nick Janutol

Old School Meets New School

Old school meets new school

The Way It Was

Few images suggest the lackadaisical days of summer better than this photograph of the Harvey C. Jackson family

Déjà Food: Of Streetcars and Optimists

Finding a Better World

Psychedelic Healing Shack of Detroit aims to help others heal themselves and the community

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

Branches on the Evolutionary Tee

Born from a desire to change the city’s image, the Detroit pride T-shirt has grown into a fashionable summer essential

Recipe: Kaleidoscope Eyes

Recipe: Kaleidoscope Eyes

Model Citizen

A maritime history collector is preserving the lore and legend of Downriver’s commercial shipping history, one replica at a time

Good Reads

The Motor City stars in recent books

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

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.

The Way It Was

On Opening Day in 1911, the Tigers locked horns with the Chicago White Sox during a raging snowstorm.

Ode to Shawarma

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

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

Spirited Inspiration

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

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

Sweet Spots

Artisans continue to find new ways to tap into Detroit’s manufacturing spirit

Deja Food

My first trip to an upscale restaurant was Darby’s, on West Seven Mile Road near Wyoming Avenue in the mid ’60s.

Cravings: Brennan Calnin

“I’m a huge fan of Selden Standard,” says Brennan Calnin, formerly the executive chef at Townhouse Detroit.

Cake Boss

After barbecue business closes up shop, entrepreneur reinvents herself with Detroit Sugar

Cozy Corner

Inviting basement space in Midtown is just the place to find your cup of tea

The Bold and the Beautiful

Townhouse Detroit is sleek and snazzy, with its 300-plus seats, dazzling glass atrium, massive cocktail list, and modern American comfort food

The Art of Coffee

With sustainably sourced beans and beautiful presentation of unique brews, owner of Anthology is on a mission to help people discover good java

Raising the Cigar Bar

Some tobacco shops offer delicious exceptions to Michigan’s smoking ban

The Belgian Connection

With mussels, beer, and featherbowling, east-side institution Cadieux Café offers a slice of European culture

Warming Trend

Forest Grill’s Nick Janutol spices up a braised lamb shank

James Beard Celebrity Chef Dinner Showcases Michigan Talent

Townsend's Drew Sayes and Damien Yopek as well as Myles Anton from Traverse City represent local culinary scene

Drink Recipe: Cucumber-Hibiscus Gin and Tonic

When we asked for a suggestion at the tapas spot La Dulce in Royal Oak, the server told us without hesitation the gin and tonic

Vintage Talk

The language of wine might be messy, but it can also lead to terrific bargains

Hello, Cupcake!

National Cupcake Day is Dec. 15. There are competing theories of the cupcake’s origin, but the following is generally agreed upon by food historians

Cookies With a Cause

College students give back through sweet innovation

Healthy Options

Grass-fed, organic meat and non-GMO fare put a fresh spin on burgers

Hot Spot: December 2015

It’s a whole new ballgame at Tom's Oyster Bar with the arrival of executive chef Norman Fenton

Molly's Picks

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

Weeklong Michigan Tea Party to Celebrate Culture

Michigan Tea Week to feature tastings, food pairings, etiquette education, and more

Web Exclusive: First Tastes of Marais' New Menu

Grosse Pointe restaurant unveils 10 courses under new arrangement

Web Exclusive: Summer’s Last Stand

Grosse Pointe Farms bakery rolls out DIY lemonade bars to parties, events

Bigger Fish to Fry

An experimental aquaculture farm in Detroit just might help solve global food issues

Chef's Choice

RecoveryPark farms produce has cultivated a loyal following among top local restaurants

Going Whole Hog

Husband and wife team trade in jet-setting life to raise sustainable, humanely raised pork and chicken

The Way It Was

Contributors: September 2014

Hour Detroit Magazine - Contributors September 2014 - Valerie Morgan, Zoë Hu, Erin Marie Miller, John Domol