18 incredible black-owned restaurants in Detroit you should know about

National stories about Detroit's emerging restaurant scene are exciting and all, but those of us who live here know that Motown has a…

By Metro Times Staff

Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles, 19345 Livernois Ave. This popular eatery, founded by former NFL player Ron Bartell, will satisfy your breakfast and soul food cravings day or night. (Photo by Dontae Rockymore)
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The ultimate 61 dining and drinking essentials during the Detroit auto show

The North American International Auto Show. It's an annual event for you. Maybe it's a time for you and the family to…

By Metro Times Staff

Standby - 225 Gratiot Ave., Elegant craft cocktails, paired with thoughtful small plates and entrees (photo from Facebook).
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9 essential Detroit coffee shops

Whether you want to hang out for seven hours on your laptop uninterrupted, or grab the most amazing third wave, single origin,…

By Metro Times Staff

Astro Coffee 
    
    Beans: Stellar selection of single origins from best roasters in the U.S.
    
    Brew: Espresso and pour-overs, with espresso-based drinks reigning.
    
    Space: Packed in tight, so maybe not the best place to work on your novel.
    
    Vibe: Depends greatly on the time of day, but it's friendly and fun.
    
    Food: Small selection of tasty vegetarian food and snacks.
    
    Pro Tip: Don't try to park on that block (Slows!), and by all means get an espresso. They pull the best shots in town, hands down.
    
    2124 Michigan Ave, Detroit; 313-638-2989; Open 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday. (Photo via Instagram)
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