Washington Post does Detroit — for breakfast, lunch, and dinner


Dime Store, one of the eateries featured by the Washington Post this morning. - PHOTO VIA FACEBOOK, DIME STORE
  • Photo via Facebook, Dime Store
  • Dime Store, one of the eateries featured by the Washington Post this morning.

This morning finds The Washington Post featuring a piece on Detroit dining, and no missteps here. That's because it's by veteran Detroit writer Rebecca Powers, who was editor at Hour Detroit and Detroit Home. You can feel the home turf advantage in the way Powers alludes to sports, square pizza, and coney dogs.

But the meat of the article is embodied in those three important meals. It starts off with breakfast at the Dime Store, winner of Metro Times Best Diner in the Detroit-Wayne County category last year, and one of MT's featured black-owned eateries. For lunch, Powers foregoes the pleasures of Detroit deep dish for a visit to Supino Pizzeria, the better to show off historic Eastern Market. For dinner, it's Selden Standard, which, of course, was last year's winner of Best Restaurant  in the Detroit-Wayne County category. (In 2016, Hour also named Selden Standard tops in its field.) Powers notes how diners approved of the vegetable carpaccio, featured in MT's Flavor guide ("Detroit dishes worth describing in detail") in December, and closes by noting Selden Standard's owners have big plans ahead.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.