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2016 Detroit Burger Brawl

2016 Detroit Burger Brawl

This Saturday, spatulas will sling, grease will fly, patties will be smashed and mouths will be happy. The Detroit Burger Brawl is back. This family-friendly street fair will take over Erskine St. in Eastern Market, outside of Fairway Packing Co. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 27. More than a dozen restaurants from […]

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Detroit’s Best Barbecue

Detroit’s Best Barbecue

God bless the pre-Columbian Haitian cook who first decided to dig a hole in the ground, build a fire then rest some meat on wooden sticks over the flames. If it weren’t for him (whoever he was), we might never have known the mouthwatering flavor and satisfying bite of smoked, slowly cooked meats known as […]

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Detroit’s Best Sliders

Detroit’s Best Sliders

We’re huge fans of the tiny hamburgers known as sliders. If there’s any food more perfect than a burger, it’s a burger we can eat six of and feel totally fine about it because they’re so small they couldn’t possibly be fattening. If you, too, are a fan of mini burgers, you’ve hit the slider […]

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8 Food Trucks Worth Standing In Line For

8 Food Trucks Worth Standing In Line For

One of our favorite rites of summer is the lunchtime food truck. They appear, seemingly out of nowhere, after a long winter hibernation. Wafting drool-inducing scents into the air, they roam the city streets with their smorgasbords of deliciousness. And like summer, they’re here for a limited time only. Read on for eight of our […]

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National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day

Summer is in full swing, and all this heat and humidity has a craving something sweet and frozen. Just in the nick of time, National Ice Cream Day is this Sunday, July 17. There’s no better time to celebrate a few of our favorite summer desserts. Read on for nine of our favorite ice cream […]

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The Best Spots to Watch the 2016 Detroit Ford Fireworks

At precisely 9:48 p.m. tonight, thousands of colorful, twinkling lights will illuminate the Detroit riverfront in a salute to progress and our city’s future. One million people are expected to head downtown to watch the 58th annual Ford Fireworks. Hart Plaza is undoubtedly the most popular place to watch the fireworks, though a lot of […]

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Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos

Tacos are not just for Tuesdays. We love them every day of the week, any season of the year. But in the summertime, there’s something particularly satisfying about crunching into a fresh, light fish taco. Fish tacos can be made a bunch of different ways. The fish may be fried or grilled; they might even […]

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Detroit’s Best Burgers

Detroit’s Best Burgers

No Memorial Day celebration is complete without a classic American hamburger. And sure, it’s fun to fire up the grill and flip patties all afternoon for the fam or your buddies. But sometimes, we’d prefer to let the experts do the hard work for us. Several of Detroit’s restaurants and bars have perfected the art […]

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Detroit’s Best Patios

Detroit’s Best Patios

Picture yourself with a chilled drink in hand, the sun on your face, a warm breeze softly kissing your check. It feels like it took patio season forever to come around, but it’s finally warm enough to have lunch, brunch or Happy Hour al fresco.  So put away your parka and break out the sunglasses. […]

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Detroit’s Best Spaghetti

Detroit’s Best Spaghetti

Wednesdays were always spaghetti night at our house. And they were fantastic. After watching an episode of Hey, Arnold! and powering through a series of long division equations, we would happily gobble up a bowl of noodles with ground beef and tomato sauce, which we always covered with a giant heap of parmesan dust that […]

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