On a forlorn stretch of Michigan Avenue is the chicest and possibly the best Thai restaurant in America.Using "forlorn" and "chicest" in the same sentence to describe Detroit, how New York of you.
In the heart of downtown, this Old World steak house competes with the best but ultimately wins by having a truly great wine list at fair prices.Ok, the Chop House has been one of Detroit's swankiest joints since 1938, we won't scoff too much at tradition.
A symbol of the revival. Is it the best diner in America? Yes. It's also one of the best restaurants. Local fish, farm fresh eggs, Michigan asparagus, strawberries and more.Farm-to-table + farm fresh eggs + Michigan strawberries/asparagus = a New Yorker's midwestern culinary wet dream.
It looks forlorn on the outside but go in and you'll find experts on every wine, a wonderful party space and a cool outdoor patio with great eats. Where the cognoscenti hang.Again with the "forlorn"? Really?
In the heart of downtown close to the Cobo Center and GM, this restaurant offers a little bit of everything. The world-class bar up front is a smart way to get your bearings.Wtf does "a smart way to get your bearings" even mean?
A foodie's dream. A great industrial space, a cool 'hood and the food, bar scene and garden are spot on.
The last of Detroit's infamous speakeasies. It's no longer a real one, but the drinks and vibe are first rate.
In one of Detroit's oldest buildings, the handsome long bar has the best cocktails in town.