Restaurants & Food

Edamame Sushi Nu-Asian Kitchen

Edamame Sushi Nu-Asian Kitchen and Bin 151

The creative fusion menu, the pared-down and sophisticated atmosphere, professional service, and interesting wine list give this Windsor spot an edge...
Rochester Chop

A Choice Location

Probably few guests at the Rochester Chop House notice the inscription on the wall above the kitchen door as they settle into their cozy armchairs in the softly lit restaurant on downtown Rochester’s Main Street.


Mon Jin Lau is that rare breed of Chinese restaurant where modern American influences rewrite old recipes, and dishes are served in a setting where decor, food presentation, and pampering service are part of the experience.

Growing Concern

Melinda Curtis is part of a campaign to reverse a trend in the American food chain by promoting local foods.
Wolfgang Puck

Puck is in Luck at MGM

The Wolfgang Puck Grille in downtown's new MGM Grand Casino is one of the latest arrivals on the casino scene.

Small Plates and Tom’s Oyster Bar

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

Wolfgang Puck Grille and La Musique

The most casual of the signature restaurants at the MGM Detroit Casino, this spot offers a contemporary menu in the hands of executive chef Marc Djozlija, who directs a staff of 58, turning out breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as room service for the hotel...

Tribute in Transition

It has a new menu and a new chef, but the old high standards remain the goal

French Laundry and Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

No relation to the Napa Valley spot, this is a rarity in that it’s open every day for all three meals...


Sushi chefs from downtown's Oslo have turned up in Royal Oak.
Staying Timeless

Staying Timeless

By any measure, what makes a restaurant successful is, first, the food. And then there is service and ambience. But success is very often also due to another ingredient: timelessness.
Global Groceries

Global Groceries

If you want to know who we are in metro Detroit — where we come from, what we look like, what we sound like when we talk — you might start by visiting some of our food markets.

Nero’s Steakhouse & Dylan’s Raw Bar & Grille

A spinoff of the Neros at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, the understated and sophisticated room at the Casino Windsor hotel brings USDA prime dry-aged steaks, outstanding rack of lamb, and upscale service to the south side of the river...

Crime of Passion

Something else may breed contempt, but it seems that wine breeds civility.

Plentiful Plates

Andiamo Dearborn is one of the most attractive restaurants in metro Detroit. Not that it’s apparent from the outside. But once you pull into the entrance from Michigan Avenue and have been relieved of your car by a phalanx of valet parking attendants, you find yourself face to face with an energetic, engaging staff, and a place that puts a smile on your face.
Good Moo-ve

Good Moo-ve

When a restaurant closes, it’s rarely good news. But in the case of Moo Moo’s Organic Bistro, the shuttered doors on the little storefront in Grosse Pointe Park signal a big success.
KJVR Meritage

Burned Out by High Alcohol

High alcohol levels in wine are no longer an issue raised solely by effete wine writers and nostalgic whiners who would turn the clock back by dialing down the levels to where they were a decade ago.

Café West & Kona Grill

The focus at Blake and Sandy Harte’s attractive spot is fresh saltwater fish and seafood, and the small restaurant is like a bit of Florida, from its sand-colored walls and woodwork to prints of ocean fish and seashell table decorations...
Mansion Makeover

Mansion Makeover

At The Whitney, they’ve thrown out seven Dumpsters of stuff, pulled up carpeting and replaced it, repainted rooms on the main floor, opened the doors and windows to let the dust out, dumped the drapes and curtains, and washed the windows.


The elaborate restaurant at Detroit’s new Asian Village blends French and Japanese cuisines.