This classic piece of old Detroit with nicely restored Art Deco style offers something of a throwback menu to match its ’30s flair. Look for frog legs, oxtail soup, and Read more [...]
Some of the most creative cooking around is that of chef Paul Grosz in this townhouse in the shadow of the Fisher Building. Premium ingredients sell the dish, such as Read more [...]
It’s one big German lovefest. The help seems happy. The patrons are friendly. And the food is hearty. All the sausages are the kind that snap when you cut into Read more [...]
Finely crafted beers made on-site are the focal point. The menu at each member of the brewery triplet is slightly different. Commendable fish and chips are here, as are the Read more [...]
An array of breakfast and lunch sandwiches are crafted with bagels made daily. Trimmings are mostly local products, including Corridor sausages and McClure’s Pickles.
This breakfast/lunch spot adds the right retro touch to a contemporary American menu, typified by omelets and benedicts early in the day; don’t miss the house-made chorizo. Later in the Read more [...]
A fresh take on the familiar. The menu at Downtown Louie’s is committed to local ingredients and seasonal cuisine that reflects a growing community appetite for both innovative fare and Read more [...]
Luis Garza and his family are turning out rib-eye with poblano pepper cream sauce and sirloin with guajillo, ancho, and chipotle butter sauce, plus soups, seafood tacos, and chili relleno.
Norberto Garita, a native of Mexico, learned Italian cuisine at Il Posto in Southfield. He prepares both cuisines with his wife, Silvia Rosario Garita. Mexican entrees include minitacos with beef, Read more [...]
This spare, Mexicantown restaurant makes some of the best tamales around. Spicy, but not too much. Chopped pork or chicken is jacketed with sturdy masa, a dough of ground corn, Read more [...]
A small but well-selected menu of burgers and sandwiches includes a fried green BLT. Mains include pan-seared whitefish, pesto pasta, and a chicken kabob. There’s a good selection of sharables, Read more [...]
The narrow two-story building dates to 1879 and once served as a ticket office for the Grand Trunk Railway. Local breads from Avalon Bakery and meats from Eastern Market anchor Read more [...]
This old-school Italian restaurant offers notable house-made pastas, including some of the best lasagna you’ve ever tasted. Elaborate veal and seafood dishes and desserts like orange Creamsicle cheesecake round out Read more [...]
The menu of sliders – with 20-plus eclectic bun toppings such as Cuban, Korean, and “mystery meat” – packs in fans. Local beers are spotlighted along with truffle and herb Read more [...]
The proprietors tout this Midtown spot as contemporary Midwestern steakhouse, although it won’t remind anyone of Carl’s Chop House. Oysters, not served with the traditional accompaniments, but with the bright-green Read more [...]
The latest addition to the options along Detroit’s rebounding Park Avenue behind the Fox Theatre is a bright little spot offering an array of steak, chicken, and fish tacos and Read more [...]