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  • Laika Dog
    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Cards Accepted
    • Free Parking Available

    Today is National Hot Dog Day, and we can’t settle for eating just any plain ol’ hot dog on holiday like this. That’s why we’re headed for Laika Dog, inside the UFO Factory on Trumbull. Laika specializes in hot dogs and grilled cheese sandwiches. From there, the possibilities seem endless. You can build your own bun or sammy from a smorg [...]

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  • Family Treat
    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Free Parking Available

    Maybe this is a Michigan thing, but as soon as the temperature inches above 50-degrees, we consider it officially hot dog and ice cream season. And that means it’s time to head over to Family Treat in southwest Detroit. They close down for the winter every October, but they’re back open now and offering some sweet new treats this season. Fam [...]

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  • Marcus Hamburgers
    • Neighborhood: Northeast
    • Price Level:   
    • Free Parking Available

    If you walk into Marcus Hamburgers expecting a traditional hamburger slider, get ready for a curveball. The burgers here are served in hot dog buns. Unlike a conventional round hamburger patty, Marcus burgers are rectangular. Their odd shape fits perfectly into their non-traditional vessel. A steady stream of regulars have kept Marcus Hamburgers [...]

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  • Bucharest Grill
    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Cards Accepted

    Your first bite of chicken shawarma at Bucharest Grill is a life-changing experience. The flavors of the tender, spicy chicken surrounded by crisp veggies, topped with creamy garlic sauce and enveloped in a fresh pita wrap will send you swirling into a state of bliss. It’s easy to see why Detroiters in-the-know are so enamoured with this spot. [...]

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  • Bucharest Grill
    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Cards Accepted

    Your first bite of chicken shawarma at Bucharest Grill is a life-changing experience. The flavors of the tender, spicy chicken surrounded by crisp veggies, topped with creamy garlic sauce and enveloped in a fresh pita wrap will send you swirling into a state of bliss. It’s easy to see why Detroiters in-the-know are so enamoured with this littl [...]

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  • Bronx Bar
    • Open for: Weekends, Late Night
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Cards Accepted

    No drink specials, no happy hours, no fuss. That’s the way the Bronx Bar likes it, and it is that philosophy that has made Bronx a local favorite for more than a decade. The dark, moody lighting inside this Midtown shot-and-beer bar sets the tone for a leisurely boozy experience. It’s one of the absolute best spots in the city to just ch [...]

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  • Mercury Burger & Bar
    • Neighborhood: Corktown & Southwest
    • Cards Accepted

    Settled inside a vintage brick building at the corner of Michigan and 14th St., MercuryBurger & Bar has become a must-visit for Detroit foodies since it opened in 2012. Mercury’s casual setting and no-frills presentation (burgers are served on sheets of wax paper) really lets the food itself shine. You can’t go wrong with a classic patt [...]

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  • Lafayette Coney Island
    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
  • American Coney Island
    • Neighborhood: Downtown
    • Price Level:   
    • Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Weekends, Late Night
    • Vegetarian Options
    • Cards Accepted
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