American Coney Island


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No longer upstaged by its neighbor, Lafayette Coney Island, the Keros family’s spot is getting a rush after not one, but two victories, first on Michael Symons’ Food Feuds on the Food Network and then on the Travel Channel’s Food Wars. Judges appreciated the natural skin casing of the dog, the chili from a family recipe, with mustard and sweet onions on a warm bun.

114 W. Lafayette, Detroit; 313-961-7758.

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