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Mmm, slow-cooked southern-style barbecue in Corktown. Carnivores can carve into the three-meat combo plate (brisket, pulled pork and chicken). Vegetarians have options from okra fritters to a faux-chicken sandwich...
If the high vaulted ceiling and long narrow space make you feel like you're in an old railroad ticket station, that's because you are...
The 'coney' – a hot dog smothered with chili and onions – is a Detroit specialty. When the craving strikes (and it will), take care of business at Lafayette...
It's a bit inconveniently located between downtown, Corktown and Mexicantown, but that doesn't deter young urbanites from flocking in to munch on 19 types of gourmet mini-burgers (say, wasabi-mayo tempeh or peanut-bu...
Motor City fires up crisp-crusted pizzas in its brick oven, though you might be tempted to make a meal of house-brewed beer (Ghettoblaster wins praise) or the local cheese plate...
For dessert buy a bulging slice at Crane's Pie Pantry, or pick apples and peaches in the surrounding orchards. Crane's is in Fennville, 3 miles south on the Blue Star Hwy, then 4 miles inland on Hwy 89.
The shop that launched the foodie frenzy, Z's piles local, organic and specialty ingredients onto towering sandwiches in a sprawling downtown complex that also includes a coffee shop and bakery.
Planked whitefish, pan-fried perch and other fresh-from-the-lake fish, meat and pasta dishes stuff diners at this year-round local hang-out with a bar and outdoor seating. Operated by the Grand Hotel.
Those craving creative fish and meat dishes, crepes or chicken-pear-brie panini can warm up in Coco's . Michigan berry pie and house-crafted Belgian chocolates sweeten the lengthy dessert menu.
Detroit's earthy types huddle round the hearth at Avalon, where its fresh-baked bread (like scallion dill or country Italian) makes an excellent base for the sandwiches it serves.
The Cass is a bohemian art gallery fused with a bar and restaurant that serves soups, sandwiches and veggie beauties, like the lentil-walnut burger. Service can be fickle.
For breakfast, Golden Harvest is a loud, punk-rock-meets-hippie diner serving the sausage-and-French-toast Bubba Sandwich and hearty omelets.
This red-walled, French-style cafe transports diners across the pond via its sweet (Heath Bar and ricotta) and savory (goat cheese and fig) pancakes.
Xochimilco is one of many places in Mexicantown, along Bagley St, that offers a solid, inexpensive line-up of burritos and other Mexican standards.
Conveniently located by both the beach and surf shop, piggy-decorated Oink’s scoops 55 creamy flavors, including Mackinac Island Fudge.
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