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  • Apr 9-15, 2014
  • Vol. 34, No. 26

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Best of Detroit

  • Food
  • Best Poutine

    Firebird Tavern; 419 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-782-4189; firebirdtavern.com
  • Food
  • Best Brussels Sprouts: Showdown

    Cafe ML; 3607 W. Maple, Bloomfield Twp.; 248-642-4000; cafeml.com; Luxe Bar & Grill; 115 Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe Farms; 313-924-5459; luxebarandgrill.com; Rock City Eatery; 11411 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck; 248-633-3072
  • Food
  • Best Tapas

    La Feria Spanish Tapas; 4130 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-444-5144; laferiadetroit.com
  • Food
  • Best New Barbecue

    Little Z’s BBQ; 22428 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores; 586-585-1000; littlezsbbq.com
  • Food
  • Best Desserts

    Josef’s Bakery; 21150 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods; 313-881-5710; josefspastryshop.com
  • Food
  • Best Brunch in Washtenaw County

    TIE — Café Zola; 112 W. Washington St., Ann Arbor; 734-769-2020; cafezola.com; Beezy’s; 20 N. Washington St., Ypsilanti; 734-485-9625; beezyscafe.com
  • Food
  • Best Vegan or Vegetarian

    Seva; 314 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor; 734-662-1111; 66 E. Forest Ave., Detroit; 313-974-6661; sevarestaurant.com
  • Food
  • Best Corned Beef

    Bread Basket; 17740 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-865-DELI; see breadbasketdelis.com for a dozen locations in metro Detroit
  • Food
  • Best Deli in Macomb County

    New York Deli;25008 Little Mack Ave., Saint Clair Shores; 586-779-5665; 40700 Garfield Rd., Clinton Twp.; 586-263-5600; originalnewyorkdeli.com
  • Food
  • Best Sweets Shop

    Astoria Bakery; 541 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-963-9603; 320 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-582-9220; astoriapastryshop.com
  • Food
  • Best Wings

    Buffalo Wild Wings; More than a dozen locations in metro Detroit; see buffalowildwings.com for info
  • Food
  • Best Off-Menu Special

    Crab Cakes Benedict at Coco Fairfield’s; 2959 W. 12 Mile Rd., Berkley; 248-399-2626; cocofairfields.com
  • Food
  • Best Example

    Moo Cluck Moo; 8606 N. Telegraph Rd., Dearborn Heights; 313-562-9999; 42126 Ford Rd., Canton; 734-844-0000; www.moocluckmoo.com
  • Food
  • Best Sushi

    Noble Fish; 45 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson; 248-585-2314
  • Bars + Clubs
  • Best Cigar Bar

    Churchill’s Bistro; 116 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham; 248-647-4555; 6635 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield; 248-855-0300; churchillscigarbar.com
  • People + Places
  • Best Beach

    Metro Beach; (Now called Lake St. Clair Metropark); 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp.; 586-463-4581
  • People + Places
  • Best Skatepark

    TIE — Modern Skate & Surf; 1500 N. Stephenson Hwy., Royal Oak; modernskate.com; Ride It Sculpture Park; East Davison between Gallagher and Klinger streets, Detroit; evergreenskateparks.com
  • People + Places
  • Best Place to Bike

    TIE — Dequindre Cut; Between Orleans and St. Aubin streets, from Gratiot Avenue to Atwater Street; detroitriverfront.org; Kensington Park; 2240 W. Buno Rd., Milford; 248-685-1561; metroparks.com
  • Shops + Services
  • Best Farmers Market in Washtenaw

    Ann Arbor Farmers Market; 315 Detroit, St., Ann Arbor; 734-794-6255; a2gov.org/market; open 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, May-December; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, January-April; open 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays June-October; no dogs allowed
  • Shops + Services
  • Best Pet Day Care

    Canine to Five; 3443 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-831-3647; caninetofivedetroit.com; 2141 Hilton, Ferndale; 248-556-5675; caninetofiveferndale.com
  • Shops + Services
  • Best Antique Shop

    Vogue Vintage; Main store: 23622 Woodward Ave., Pleasant Ridge 248-546-1555; Warehouse sales: 3100 Hilton (side door), Ferndale; 248-546-6144; voguevintage.net
  • Shops + Services
  • Best Florist

    Blumz; 503 E. Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale; 248-398-5153; 1300 Broadway, Detroit; 313-964-5777; 540 Avid Dr., Ann Arbor; 248-398-5130; blumz.com

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