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My Two Christmases

An Armenian-Iranian, Detroit-based writer reflects on transposing the holiday across continents

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

Sanctuary for the Senses

Castalia in Midtown offers a cocktail experience unlike any other

Drink Beer, Do Good

Local breweries and pubs jump on the charity bandwagon

These Businesses Are Planting Purpose in Metro Detroit — Through Food

Hour Detroit’s food issue explores sustainable restaurants, organizations, and more

3 Eateries that Focus on People, Profit, and the Planet

These triple bottom line businesses are part of Detroit’s FoodLab organization

A Zen Monk on Her Vegetarian Diet

Myungju Hillary talks spirituality, a plant-based diet, and more

Everything You Need to Know About Aquavit

Michigan distillers get hygge with a new trend’s distinct Scandinavian accent

7 Michigan Breweries Worth a Trip

Check out these must-visit locations during your summer travels

A Prime + Proper Progress Report

The Detroit steakhouse is on its way to becoming one of downtown’s destination dining spots

How Local and Federal Laws Impact Michigan’s Beer Industry

The effect of politics on consumers and brewers

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

Say Hello to North Pier Brewing Company

Benton Harbor-based brewery crafts Belgian and European-inspired ales

Inside the Resurrected Takoi

The restaurant has survived arson and controversy to claim a top spot in Detroit's culinary scene

Review: Inside Detroit Vegan Soul’s New Westside Location

It's one of several restaurant openings in Grandmont Rosedale this year

This Bank-turned-restaurant is Another Reason to Love Clarkston's Dining Scene

The Fed Community is serving up good food in a kid-friendly atmosphere

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?

Red Dunn Kitchen Boasts an Imaginative Menu with Plenty of Originality

Expect the exceptional at the Trumbull & Porter hotel’s restaurant

Meet Ludington Bay Brewing Company

The west Michigan brewery specializes in true-to-style beer

The Making of a Michigan Beer Hit

How Old Nation’s M-43 New England IPA became a success story

Atwater Brewery Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Bloktoberfest Party and Special Beer Release to Mark the Occasion

The World Is Their Oyster

Chefs’ fresh, flavorful fare that highlights seafood from near and far makes a trip to Ferndale’s Voyager memorable

Craft Cider and Beer Festival Returns August 26-27

The third annual Cider Dayze celebration takes place this weekend

Welcome to the Park

Northwest Detroit neighbors ready to welcome the Rosedale Beer & Bistro brewpub/restaurant

Batch Brewing Company Announces Expansion

Acquisition of second building completes the first step

Family Meal

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

It’s Craft Beer Month!

Breweries and consumers raise a glass to the Michigan Brewers Guild’s 20th Anniversary

Beachy Keen

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

5 Michigan Breweries to Visit in the Lower Peninsula

Hit the road to do some sightseeing around the Great Lakes State and sample some craft beers along the way (not at the same time)

How to Pair Cheese and Chocolate

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

Founders Announces Detroit Expansion

New taproom located in Cass Corridor will serve the growing region

Lower-Alcohol Level Brews Show Off Fine Art of ‘Session’ Beers

Examining craft beer's low alcohol trend

Vibrant and Distinct

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

Our Cups Runneth Over

Michigan brewers continue to win international acclaim, but local consumers are the real winners

The Village Market

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

Brewery Profile - Cedar Springs Brewing Company

Cedar Springs Brewing Company puts a Bavarian focus in Michigan’s reach

Happy Abbeyversary

Sherwood Brewing Company celebrates 10 years of craft goodness

Old Favorites

Reilly Craft Creamery scoops out traditional flavors — but their vegan vanilla gelato is a hit, too

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

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

A Cicerone’s Life for Me

When it comes to beer, a thirst for knowledge makes a world of difference

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

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

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

Is My Beer Supposed to Taste Like This?

Recognizing the off-flavor is the key to determining where in the chain something may have gone wrong

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

Ready for Takeoff

Kuhnhenn’s much-anticipated production brewery and taproom in Clinton Township will help satisfy demand

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

Exported From Bellaire

Inventive brewer Short’s hits milestone and announces plans to distribute outside of Michigan

Fire Up the Dragon

New Holland’s bourbon barrel stout gets the royal treatment at Winter Beer Fest and beyond

Barbecue + Beer = Love

Lockhart’s BBQ to host OddSide Ales tap event in late January, then launch a craft brewery series

Cravings: Brennan Calnin

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

Hip in Hazel Park

At Mabel Gray, James Rigato’s masterful dishes are turning an unlikely location into a destination

Six Appeal

Whiskey-centric gathering spot in Grosse Pointe pays homage to the Prohibition-era booze runners

Special Sauce

Wright & Co.’s Dan DeWall uses pork shoulder, an inexpensive and delicious choice for hearty ragu

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

Family Affair

With more than 30 years in the wine business, the Lutfys embark on ambitious undertaking with Vertical Detroit

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

Neighborhood Gem

In a West Village apartment building, Craft Work adds delicious flair to another re-energized area of Detroit

The Way We Ate

At first glance, vintage menus have noticeably low-sounding prices, but a closer look reveals our changing culinary tastes

The Streets of Canton

Neehee’s expansive menu of Indian vegetarian fare is a welcome surprise

Absinthe Minded

A small room at The Whitney features the legendary green spirit — with a local twist

Extended Family

Cooper Street Cookies expands their reach — and their impact on a local nonprofit’s clients

Kitchen Table Chats

Union Joints’ Tanya Fallon revives a coffee cake memory

Redline Brewing Company Fundraiser

Tenacity Brewing to host fundraiser on October 20 after fire at Redline Brewing Company

The Detroit Beer Experiment

Five Breweries Collaborate on New Fall Beer Tradition

Barchaeology 101

A local historian embarks on some good Old Fashioned research to explore Detroit’s Prohibition history

Oma Rules!

Since 1904, Jacoby's has been dishing out German comfort food to rival Grandma's