Restaurants & Food

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.

Modern Food & Spirits and Royal Kubo

The simple café/bar created by the husband/wife team of Francis and Kim Stanton (who resisted calling it a bistro) seats 100 in an L-shaped space...

Energy Source

Northville's placid Victorian image got a jolt last December when a new restaurant opened on Main Street in the gingerbread and lace-curtain town.

Aji Ten Japanese Restaurant and T.N. Thai Bistro

Fari (Mako) Sanatgar’s restaurant serves sushi and sashimi, as well as classic dishes such as chicken and salmon teriyaki, shrimp and vegetable tempura, and an array of noodle dishes and rice bowls (donburi) topped with a variety of meats, fish, or vegetables...

17 Best New Restaurants

From Detroit to Windsor, these were the most delicious additions in 2005 to the Detroit-area dining scene.

This Place is Smokin’

Popular Slows Bar BQ is fast becoming the spot to do 'cue in metro Detroit.

Asian Innovation

For 37 years, Mon Jin Lau has followed Far Eastern cuisine trends while remaining true to its original spirit, resulting in creative, flavorful dishes

Quiet Drama

Straford, Ontario, is synonymous with theater , and the simple but exquisite cuisine at Rundles is a performance not to be missed

Fruits of the Sea

For more than a decade, Birmingham's Streetside Seafood has been making waves with its fresh and imaginatively prepared fare
10 Romantic Places

10 Most Romantic Places to Propose

Restaurant veteran Molly Abraham comes up with 10 of the best places to propose

Clarkston Cafe and Mr. Paul’s Chophouse

A complete redo recently produced two restaurants under one roof. The casual Pizza Coco is built around an Art Deco mahogany bar and a wood-burning pizza oven. The adjoining supper club, open only in the evening, is done up with tufted high-backed banquettes, mirrors, silk-shaded wall sconces, and black-framed photos of '70s celebrities.