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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

Those Who Can, Do

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: October 2017

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

Contributors: September 2017

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

Contributors: July 2017

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

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.