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
Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?
The restaurant has survived arson and controversy to claim a top spot in Detroit's culinary scene
It's one of several restaurant openings in Grandmont Rosedale this year
For The Hard Lessons, love and family won out over fame
The Fed Community is serving up good food in a kid-friendly atmosphere
The Northwest Detroit restaurant is just the beginning for the hometown chef
Expect the exceptional at the Trumbull & Porter hotel’s restaurant
Cats and dogs get many of the same cancers we do. Could they be the key to unlocking new treatments that help us — and our pets — beat the disease?
Chefs’ fresh, flavorful fare that highlights seafood from near and far makes a trip to Ferndale’s Voyager memorable
Even among strangers, you’re never alone when you gather for Chinese hot pot
This casual and fun menu will ensure you spend minimal time in the kitchen and maximum time outside
Our reader's picks for the Best of Detroit winners in food, drink, leisure, people, and services
Local cheesemonger enchants taste buds with chocolate and cheese pop-ups
Unlocking the secrets to some of the city’s lesser-known gems
Vintage bridal looks for a timeless and unforgettable wedding celebration.
Ann Arbor’s Cardamom serves up utterly fresh, sophisticated, and authentic Indian fare
Corktown grocery store aims to bring the neighborhood 100 percent locally sourced goods
Great Baraboo Brewing Co. was founded on suds, but there’s plenty else to like
Detroit’s 90th Thanksgiving Day show is a tradition — especially for volunteers
The Venice Biennale exhibit has been praised and panned, pondered and protested. And come February, the locals will get their chance to weigh in.
For generations, families have been passing down recipes that have stood the test of time
This is the tale of Roaring Dan Seavey, the lakeman who absconded with a ship full of cedar and led authorities on a chase up the coast of Lake Michigan
Getting into the voting spirit with election-inspired cocktails
Dr. Mona gained fame as a ‘water warrior,’ but her long-term crusade is fixing all of Flint’s social ills
Living in Wayne County’s polluted ZIP codes has been linked to asthma and other health conditions, but activists and policymakers — and even some industries — are working to address regional environmental issues
How thoughts and perceptions health care providers unconsciously harbor can affect health care for minorities — and what can be done about it
Cutting to the core of Paul Bunyan's true Great Lakes origins
From bags to neckties, get to know some of the local fashion scene’s brightest homegrown talents
The Trattoria inside Plymouth's Cantoro is like a visit to a small Italian town
Detroit Public Schools gets a fresh financial start this fall, but some say Michigan lawmakers have set the state’s largest district up for failure
This year’s picks come from all over the metro Detroit map — from the entertainment industry and sports world to boardrooms and courtrooms
Reilly Craft Creamery scoops out traditional flavors — but their vegan vanilla gelato is a hit, too
Performers from Detroit’s small busking community face an unclear city ordinance — and some friendly competition
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
UAW-GM sponsorship gives new life to the Spirit of Detroit HydroFest
A Troll explores the Upper Peninsula, one pasty at a time
Join Hour Detroit at the table for a taste of the Great Lakes State’s most iconic dishes
Not much says Michigan like Mackinac Island, and not much says Mackinac Island like fudge.
A completely fair and balanced five-sense approach to establishing Detroit-style pies as the nation’s best
A native metro Detroiter living in Brooklyn yearns for the almond boneless chicken of her youth
American or Lafayette? Here’s how to decide which dog cuts the mustard once and for all
In the northern Michigan village of Bellaire, family and friends carry on ‘Smokehouse Tim’s’ legacy
Supino Pizza owner pays homage to his family through La Rondinella’s authentic Italian regional dishes
A wizened look beyond the coney to metro Detroit’s alternative hot dog offerings
HIV is still a health problem, but getting the public to notice is an uphill battle
Michigan’s film industry is uncertain after the end of the state’s financial incentives
Apartments and homes along Detroit’s riverfront take advantage of the city’s greatest natural asset
Atomic Chicken’s ‘chef-driven fast food’ idea comes home to roost in Clawson
Former garnish veggie now sits atop Jeff Baldwin’s ‘most requested’ salad list
Tips for planning the ultimate family-friendly spread
We tried a bunch of cool locally made ice cream — here’s the scoop
Sweeties candy and ice cream shop is a joyful addition to Kercheval Avenue shopping
Karl’s Cabin is taking American comfort food to new heights
Its factories are long gone, but 150-year-old Vernors is still ‘Detroit’s drink’
Readers crown more than 300 totally awesome Best of Detroit winners
Operated by a community of monks, the Jampot sells organic confections in Michigan’s Upper (upper) Peninsula
A look back at the people covered by Hour Detroit since 1996
The Motor City stars in recent books
Friday nights in Dearborn are hopping at Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant
Local entrepreneurs are putting the Motor City on the fashion map
Executive chef Nick Janutol’s menu at reimagined Birmingham restaurant is brimming with originality
Royal Oak’s La Dulce takes traditional small-plates dining to new heights.
Russian monastery serves up Eastern European dishes to a devoted following.
Detroit Marshmallow Co. owner opens a Grosse Pointe Park dessert café location.
Jambalaya according to Lula’s Louisiana Cookhouse’s John Beilfuss.
Get the authentic flavor of favorite ethnic foods right in your kitchen with these Michigan-made products.
Exploring metro Detroit mile by mile.
City Guide 2016: Mile by Mile
Nine Mile symbolizes the beginnings of suburban sprawl — and white flight.
To "Little Vietnam" and beyond.
In many ways, Hall Road just might be the most American of all of the mile roads.
In suburban Detroit, St. Sabbas Orthodox Monastery is heaven on Earth.
Paxahau celebrates a decade of keeping Detroit’s Movement electronic music festival running.
Florals are an enduring fashion motif, and today’s freshest arrivals range from subtle lace patterns that evoke delicate leaves to botanical-inspired prints.
Craft beer popularity to spur a doubling of Michigan’s hop farm acreage
Even during Michigan beer’s golden age of growth, success hasn’t come easy for brewmaster Scott King
Bucharest Grill’s most popular wrap has earned a place in the pantheon of Detroit foods
Corktown’s Rubbed reboots, branching out to offer ‘steakhouse vibe’ dinner service
Firebird Tavern’s Tony Piraino serves it up hot
When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, Old Shillelagh knows how to throw a party
For nearly 40 years, a not-so-trendy gathering place has held down the fort in the suddenly popular Milwaukee Junction
Nearly two decades after voters rolled the dice on casinos, has the city and state hit the jackpot or is it even money? One safe bet: The house always wins.
The Kresge Foundation's Annual $25,000 unrestricted grants help Detroit's burgeoning artists
Detroit’s eccentric past and present make for a hell of a party at the Marche du Nain Rouge
Freshness reigns supreme at the imaginative Chartreuse Kitchen & Cocktails in Midtown
Jim Brady’s Detroit owner sets out to recreate the feeling of his grandfather’s famed saloon
Dearborn Meat Market serves affordable old favorites with a twist
Rugby Grille’s Damian Yopek’s classic coq au vin is his kind of home cooking
New restaurant in The Belt is the type of place to get Miller High Life and a burger or craft cocktail and sophisticated sturgeon
Using agave crops from their ancestral Jalisco, Mexico, property, a Southwest Detroit family is creating award-winning spirits
A new generation reconnects with Old World traditions at a storied Detroit bathhouse
Bridal fashion doesn’t necessarily have to be wed to tradition.
“I’m a huge fan of Selden Standard,” says Brennan Calnin, formerly the executive chef at Townhouse Detroit.
At Mabel Gray, James Rigato’s masterful dishes are turning an unlikely location into a destination
Whiskey-centric gathering spot in Grosse Pointe pays homage to the Prohibition-era booze runners
Wright & Co.’s Dan DeWall uses pork shoulder, an inexpensive and delicious choice for hearty ragu