Best Of 2014

Best Italian Cuisine in Oakland County: Bacco Ristorante; 29410 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield; 248-356-6600;

Sporting tasteful and interesting decor, smooth and professional servers, a versatile and intelligent Italian wine list, and a sophisticated kitchen, Bacco is everything a refined Italian restaurant should be. Although many of the dishes seem familiar, they’re designed with a creative flair that contributes to that singular dining experience.