Restaurants & Food


Worlds Apart

Comparing a French and a Uruguayan made from the tannat grape tells a tale of two different wines.
Sweet Talk - Dessert

Sweet Talk

These grand finales — 10 signature desserts at area restaurants — will lift anyone with a weakness for delectable confections to a Mount Everest-like sugar high.
Getting Fresh

Getting Fresh

Metro Detroit has sprouted a bumper crop of farmers markets, thanks to trends in healthful eating and local buying. Open-air fruit-and-vegetable bazaars are also becoming the new place to see and be seen.

Honey Business

Local beekeepers diligently tend backyard hives, reaping a golden harvest with natural health benefits.
Tre Monti and La Pita Café

Tre Monti and La Pita Café

This handsome restaurant, in a free-standing building tucked behind the San Marino Club, is an extension of the club’s cultural heritage...
Crab Claw Recipe

Grab a Crab Claw

This seafood appetizer adds some splash to summer patio parties.
Market Value

Market Value

Midtown shoppers prize the eclectic inventory and ambience at Zaccaro's
Square Meals

Square Meals

Three chefs take a geometric approach to entertaining, tucking creative and well-rounded meals into Japanese-style bento boxes.
White Hot Pours

White Hot Pours

German wines new to the area spice up the market.

Woodward Avenue Brewery: Best Microbrewery

Greg Burke from the Woodward Avenue Brewery, voted "Best Microbrewery" by Hour Detroit, shows Fox 2 News how to brew a great beer.
French Evolution

French Evolution

The new owners of La Becasse up north have modeled the menu and ambience after a European village inn

The Capitol Grille: Best Steakhouse, Best Business Lunch and Best Lounge for Networking

The Capitol Grille Managing Partner John Kelley and Sales and Marketing Manager Lisa Robinson prepare their signature lobster crab cake appetizer for Fox 2 News.
Karen and Kathy Munro and Alexander Nguyen

Karen and Kathy Munro and Alexander Nguyen

Their stylish menus are enticing enough to attract a loyal clientele of discriminating diners, but no matter how expert they are, restaurant people like to take a break from their own kitchens for a taste of someone else's cooking.

Sagebrush Cantina

Festive and lively, this Mexican spot is the highlight in the village of Lake Orion.
Zingermans Main Food

Success on Rye

It started as a humble deli, but Zingerman's has stacked up its empire to include a creamery, bakery, catering service, coffee company,and restaurant. And its unusual business philosophy is what keeps it from being in a pickle.

A Cool Idea

An ice cream made with unexpected ingredients takes the flavor well beyond plain vanilla.
Mollys Picks Ceasar

Vivio’s Food & Spirits and Ike’s Restaurant

An Eastern Market classic, this down-to-earth bar and grill that neighbors the Hirt cheese shop has been run by Shirley Vivio and her family for 38 years, but there has been a watering hole in the 1891 building from the start...

Restaurant of the Year 2008

On April 1, guests gathered to celebrate Hour Detroit’s 2008 Restaurant of the Year, Mon Jin Lau. In addition to an award presentation, guests were treated to hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and music.
Prime Place

Prime Place

Its Italian name says it all. Il Posto translates simply to “the place.” And what a place it is, where meticulous service, spectacularly prepared meals and plush ambience combine to make dining not merely pleasant, but a genuine Italian experience.

Standing the Test of Time

When the restaurant business goes through tough times, only the strong survive. And one in particular has not only survived but prospered for a quarter-century.