20 essential Detroit area ice cream shops you should have tried by now

There’s nothing better than a hot summer day and frozen treat to cool you down. While there are some great chain places,…

By Metro Times Staff

Jim’s Frostie Treats
    1528 E. Eleven Mile Rd., Royal Oak; 248-399-7919; jimsfrostietreats.com
Jim’s Frostie Treats has been a Royal Oak favorite since 1969, serving traditional soft-serve flavors, shakes, Dole whip, and more.
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These before and after photos show how metro Detroit’s restaurants have changed over the last decade

Detroit is a city that is used to change. We're a city currently in the thick of a massive renaissance. One that…

By Metro Times Staff

These before and after photos show how Detroit’s restaurants have changed over the last decade
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The 20 best places to get cocktails in Detroit area, according to Yelp

Let’s be real, we’re all over the weather giving us hope one day and sorrow the next day. Seasonal depression is real,…

By Metro Times Staff

14. RH House
    2630 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills; 248-586-1000
    
    “Yum ! The cocktails at RH house are amazing !! Kennedy at the bar is wonderful !!  My favorite is the Smokey Auburn. Great atmosphere !” - Caryl J.
    
    Photo via  RH House/Facebook
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The 20 most romantic date night restaurants in metro Detroit according to Yelp

Throughout the pandemic, many of our date nights have involved a great takeout order and a binge-worthy TV show. While there’s nothing…

By Metro Times Staff

The 20 most romantic date night restaurants in metro Detroit according to Yelp
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The best metro Detroit restaurants of 2021, according to our readers

Much like their favorite NFL football team, Detroiters will go down giving it all they've got when to comes to their favorite…

By Metro Times Staff

The best metro Detroit restaurants of 2021, according to our readers
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The Detroit area restaurants that have closed in 2021

We all know the pandemic wasn’t kind to the restaurant and hospitality industry. Restaurateurs faced many challenges including staff shortages, delivery delays,…

By Metro Times Staff

Dutch Girl Donuts
    19000 Woodward Ave., Detroit
    
    Dutch Girl Donuts is a Detroit staple for all things glazed. The doughnut shop temporarily shuttered in September, but the death of the shop’s longtime owner later that months put the future of the business in jeapordy. .
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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20 restaurants and bars to take out-of-towners that show the real Detroit

Cooler weather means one thing — the holiday season is near. As domestic and international travel resumes, many of us are preparing…

By Metro Times Staff

Golden Fleece
    525 Monroe St., Detroit; 313-962-7093; goldenfleecedetroit.com
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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These are the top 25 restaurants in Detroit according to Yelp

Sometimes finding the right spot to eat in Detroit can be challenging. Especially with restaurants constantly opening and closing, it can get…

By Metro Times Staff

17. Yum Village
    6500 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-334-6099
    
    
    “Absolutely amazing. This is my first experience eating African food & I just want more. I've had jerk chicken, but the Lemon Jerk Chicken was so well flavored. I'm hooked on Jollof rice & Maafe. I love Panang Thai curry & this felt like the African equivalent & quite possibly a step above. Hearty, delicious, and amazing when you mix them together.
    
    If you don't try this place, you just don't want good food. Top Notch” - Sean C.
    
    Photo via Google Maps
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The top 20 soul food restaurants in metro Detroit according to Yelp

Good food feeds the soul, and great soul food warms your heart. As the weather gets cooler, the desire for warm and…

By Metro Times Staff

8. Beans & Cornbread
    29852 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield; 248-208-1680
    
    “This was my first time in the Motor City and we chose to dine at Beans and Cornbread. I must say this establishment is very inviting to say the least complimented with a friendly staff and delicious "Soul Food" makes you feel right at home. Especially, during the holidays. I'll dine here anytime I visit the "Motor City.” - Ambrosia S.
    
    Update: Since this publishing, Beans & Cornbread has been renamed Cornbread Restaurant + Bar and has relocated down the street from its original location to 29852 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield.
    Photo via Google Maps
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Detroit area restaurants and bars with patios and rooftops you should be getting day drunk at right now

Summer ain't summer if you're not basking in the sun on a restaurant patio or cheating death with one-too-many on a rooftop…

By Metro Times Staff

Pinky's Rooftop
    100 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 248-291-6506; pinkysroyaloak.com
    Pinky’s may sound like something you might search on WebMD, but for metro Detroiters, it means good food and a good view. Oh, did we mention the decor? Yeah. So, it looks like Instagram ads had sex with a Pinterest board and then baptized its spawn in rose gold. What we’re saying is, come for the food, stay for the Instagram opportunity, and then keep staying for the food, which you can eat on a rooftop. 
    Photo via Pinky’s Rooftop/Facebook
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20 of the best happy hour specials in Detroit right now

The 9-to-5 grind getting you down? We get it. The struggle is real, but thankfully it doesn't have to be really expensive. Once…

By Metro Times Staff

Lady of the House
    1426 Bagley St, Detroit; 313-818-0218; ladyofthehousedetroit.com
    Tuesday - Friday, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    This Corktown spot has $6 brews, daiquiris, martinis, and red and white wine.
    Photo via Lady of the House Detroit / Facebook
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30 Detroit pizza joints you need to try before you die

   New York and Chicago may be the nation's pizza capitols, but Detroit certainty isn't lacking in selection or taste in the…

By Metro Times Staff

Strada - Have a pizza and a trip to Italy... kinda. Strada features cappuccinos, cannolis and, of course, delicious pizza. 
    Photo via Scott Spellman
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18 delectable Detroit happy hour deals

The 9 to 5 grind getting you down? We get it. The struggle is real but thankfully it doesn't have to be really…

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The Keep 
      140 Cadillac Square; 313-223-2626  
    Photo via Instagram,  takeamegabite 
    $2 Miller High Lifes and $2 off classic cocktails like the Tom Collins, Bees Knees, and Sidecar.
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All the restaurants participating in Dine Drink Detroit 2017

The popular Dine Drink Detroit event is back again for two weeks with select Detroit restaurants offering specials on their signature dishes…

By Metro Times Staff

OTTAVA VIA
    (313) 962-5500
    1400 Michigan Ave.
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7 scrumptious photos from Gold Cash Gold

Photos by Tom Perkins.

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7 scrumptious photos from Gold Cash Gold
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23 ways to eat dinner for $10 or less in Detroit

Detroit ABOUNDS in fantastic cheap eats and what follows is only a small handful of some of our favorite local dishes for under…

By Metro Times Staff

Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich | Woodpile BBQ Shack  | $9 
    Clawson | 303 Main St. | (248) 565-8149 
    Perfect for a cheap yet heavy and filling lunch. Simple menu and presentation with wondrous results. 
    (Photo:
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25 incredible waterfront restaurants in Michigan everyone should visit

Whether you want your toes in the sand or a bird's eye view from a lakeside retreat, Michigan's waterfront restaurants are second…

By Metro Times Staff

Boatwerks Waterfront
    216 Van Raalte Ave., Holland; 616-396-0600; boatwerksrestaurant.com
    Boatwerks celebrated more than ten years of lakeside service and boasts indoor and outdoor seating with views of the water. The walls are lined with historic photos of the Lake Macatawa, Lake Michigan, and Holland areas, so you'll get a mini geography lesson while you dine.
    Photo via Facebook, Boatwerks Waterfront
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25 tasty photos from Peterboro

Photos by Scott Spellman.

By Metro Times Staff

25 tasty photos from Peterboro
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27 photos from Southwest Detroit's Huron Room

The Huron Room is located at 2547 Bagley Ave., Detroit; 313-265-3325; huronroom.com. Read Metro Times' review. Photos by Scott Spellman

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27 photos from Southwest Detroit's Huron Room
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