201 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-247-1370; torinoferndale.com
After snagging both Hour's 2015 restaurant of the year, as well as the Detroit Free Press' 2014 honor, we're not surprised to see our readers crown as Oakland County's best as well. The concept at Torino is simple and unique — the restaurant is only open from Wednesday to Saturday, and features no menu. Guests eat 10 or more bite-sized items of chef Garret Lipar's design, brought out at regular intervals, which adds a level of excitement — what's going to come next? — to the experience that you won't get at any restaurant.