Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »

Coffee Shop Lucky Detroit Opens in Corktown’s Detroit Barbers

Craft beverages and close shaves prove to be a winning combination

Designer Taste

A quaint Ferndale shop sells exotic cheese, chocolate, and charcuterie

A Lebanese Take on Classic American Favorites

Mission BBQ Opens in Troy

A new restaurant serves summer favorites with a side of patriotism year-round

A New Noodle Shop on the Block

Midtown Detroit welcomes Urban Ramen

Woah, Deli!

Rocco’s Italian Deli offers classic sandwiches with a fresh, Detroit twist

New Japanese-Inspired Restaurant Comes to Birmingham

Adachi opens this week in Birmingham

This Vegan Catering Company Celebrates the ‘Natural Beauty of Food’

Plus, tips on how to create your own photo-worthy grazing board

Exploring Metro Detroit’s Tiki Trend

Mutiny Bar and Lost River serve up island vacations with every drink

Fountain Detroit Opens a Summer Barbecue Hotspot

The Campus Martius Park destination offers a beachside experience

Meet the Detroit Startup Churning Out ‘Adult’ Cotton Candy

Spun Sugar puts spiked and sophisticated spins on the childhood favorite

Quality Cuisine Meets Karaoke at this Madison Heights Favorite

168 KTV Bistro brings serious dining and Asian pop-culture to Detroit

The Vegan 'Ice Cream' Even Non-Vegans Will Love

Allergy conscious and delicious, The Ice Cream Plant is quickly growing fans in metro Detroit

The Detroit Hot Spot With Dual Personalities

Part restaurant, part night club, we explore the many facets of Sweet Soul Bistro

Meet the Southwest Detroit Pizzeria Serving Sospeso

PizzaPlex in southwest Detroit is challenging what it means to be a new business on the block

Molly's Picks: Christine's Cuisine and Trattoria Serventi

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

Life Support

Letter from the Heath Guide Editor, Lyndsay Green

A Former Coney Island in Southwest Is Serving Vietnamese-inspired Dishes with Serious Flavor

Flowers of Vietnam offers chef-driven fare with a neighborhood joint vibe

Lumen Detroit Opens in DTE’s Beacon Park

The brasserie-meets-beer garden is another bright spot on the Detroit dining scene

Maty’s African Cuisine Brings Authentic Senegalese Food to Detroit

The Old Redford restaurant is the first of its kind in the city

Nosh Pit Detroit Food Truck Finds a Permanent Home in Hamtramck

The vegan and vegetarian restaurant takes the spot of the former Yemans Street pop-up

Detroit’s Inferiority Complex? Not Any Longer.

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: March 2018

The Charm Is in the Details at Cellar 313

A charming interior meets well-curated wines at this quaint Grosse Pointe hotspot

Avalon’s Cafe Is a Bakery With More Than Just Bread

Once tiny bakery’s Woodward outpost includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner — and drinks, too

Contributors: February 2018

Love (and Steam) Is in the Air

This Jefferson-Chalmers Café Combines Cool Vibes With a Cryptic Name

Coffee and (______) is a small-town social center in the big city

It's Game On for Detroit's 'Bar Arcade' Scene

M-Brew, Pop + Offworld, and Ready Player One pair microbrews with retro video games

How One of Detroit's Legendary Steakhouses Almost Didn't Happen

Even a catastrophic fire couldn't stop Capers

Why Abdul El-Sayed's Run for Governor Is for Real

Can a political rookie from Michigan become America's first Muslim governor?

Elevate Your Holiday Recipes With These Six Spices

From the classic to the unconventional

Contributors: December 2017

Shop Early... and Shop Local

Letter from the Editor

Sanders' Flagship Store Gets a Sweet Update

The Clinton Township candy shop boasts two chocolate fountains

This Detroit Lawyer Turns Cookie Maker on the Weekends

Hamtramck’s Le Detroit Macaron is worth a Saturday visit

Sherwood Brewing Co. Makes a Case for Strip Mall Eats

Top-notch ingredients make this Shelby Township restaurant a solid neighborhood hangout

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

Those Who Can, Do

Letter From the Editor

Contributors: October 2017

Food As Entertainment

The Conserva delivers vibrant, bright cuisine with originality and vision

Oro Cheese Brings Old World Recipes to Metro Detroit Markets

A Shelby Township, family-run business is sharing their ancestral take on feta

Pizza Bar, Arcade to Open Downtown Friday

Pop + Offworld features specialty pizzas, cocktails, and ’80s video games

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.

Recipe: Passion for Rye

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

Southern Comfort

SavannahBlue offers up expertly cooked soul food with an upscale, big-city feel

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

Rookies and Veterans

Letter From the Editor

3 Brunch Options in Metro Detroit to Check Out

The Morrie, Bobcat Bonnie's and Chapman House among our new favorites

La Boheme Brings a Taste of France to Detroit's West Village

Charming cafe's menu boasts almond-filled croissants, croque monsieur and madame, quiche Lorraine, and macarons

Voyager Restaurant Opens in Ferndale

Seafood eatery features raw bar with oysters, craft beer and cocktails

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

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.

Naming Rites

Three Cats Café continues Leon & Lulu’s owners habit of honoring their furry friends

2017 Restaurant of the Year: Bistro 82

With impeccable attention to details and the subtle evolution of ongoing menu items, the staff at Bistro 82 keeps pushing the envelope in a tireless quest to seek perfection

Love & Buttercream Expands

Second location means there's even more to Love (& Buttercream).

Local Pop-Up Chefs Form Multicultural Alliance

How a group chefs are expanding Detroit's ethnic dining scene

Alie's Lebanese Grill Goes Beyond Typical Fare

With a high-end menu, the Sterling Heights restaurant carves a new identity

El Asador Steakhouse Takes a Gourmet Approach to Mexican Fare

El Asador Steakhouse takes a gourmet approach to Mexican fare.

MOCAD’s Super Happy Sushi Offers Simple Yet Fun Food

Corner cafe and bar good spot for fresh, quick bite for museum-goers and hungry Midtown visitors alike

Beyond Beer

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

Imported to Detroit

Ex-Manhattan duo’s The Royce celebrates wine regions of the world

Recipe: Hearty for Hunters

Rocky Rachwitz’s favorite meal for family holidays — or camping buddies

Flights of Fancy

Rusted Crow’s new Detroit location soars above the gastropub pack

Recipe: The Love Bath

The Way It Was

Contributors: October 2016

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

Designs on Detroit

Annual festival looks to the future

Beyond Barbecue

For more than just table-top grilling, Chung Ki Wa in Sterling Heights dishes up authentic Korean fare

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

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

Finding a Better World

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

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

Déjà Food: Tiki Time in the Big City

A look back at Detroit's tiki craze

Cravings: Jeremy Grandon

Mr. Vice Guy

This small-batch ice cream serves up unique flavor combinations out of a 1969 Airstream Land Yacht

Molly’s Picks

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

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

The Bee’s Knees

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

Our favorite burgers in metro Detroit

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

The Way It Was

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