Smokehouse 52 owner and pitmaster Phil Tolliver, who grew up on a hog farm in Stockbridge, MI., studied alongside Southern champion pitmasters to learn the rich, historical craft of smoking meat.
Located in the heart of Depot Town, Ollie Food + Spirits offers a casual atmosphere with a thoughtful and unique menu that caters to both adults and kids.
Walking into First Bite in downtown Ann Arbor, we were immediately drawn into the artfully designed, serene dining room. The room is decorated with a collection of beautiful farm photographs, a working Polaroid station, and a living wall of hanging plants. First Bite’s full-size white board was also a huge hit (and a huge help),
Over the last few years, the area around Ann Arbor-Saline and Lohr Roads has transformed with new stores and restaurants. The latest restaurant to arrive, Buddy’s Pizza, brings Detroit-style pizza to Ann Arbor. What makes a pizza Detroit-style? Its square shape and deep dish crust. Legend has it that the proprietor of the original Buddy’s
After finishing a cup of coffee and a delicious lemon poppy seed muffin at Jefferson Market, I stood to bus my dishes. That’s when I was greeted with open arms. “I’ll take those,” said a smiling Nic Sims, co-owner and chef. Here’s the catch. She didn’t know I was scouting her restaurant and I didn’t
The Short Course 1. Kid-friendly: Yes 2. To avoid wait: Try lunch or dinner to avoid the brunch crowd on weekends 3. Noise level: Moderate 4. Bathroom amenities: “There’s no changing table, but it’s a nice bathroom,” said my 10-year-old. 5. High chairs? Yes 6. Got milk? Yes, plus apple juice, orange juice, pop, horchata,
“Is this place Canadian or something?” asked my ten-year-old daughter. I chuckled as I looked around the restaurant. There were strings of Canadian flags, a preponderance of plaid, and a song by the band Rush played on the sound system. The restaurant’s menu revolved around one iconic dish from our Neighbor to the North: poutine.