You can’t miss the bright yellow exterior of Ma Lou’s Fried Chicken in downtown Ypsilanti. Although small in size, the restaurant offers big flavor. Frank Fejeran, whom local foodies may recognize as founder of the popular Ricewood barbeque food truck, is behind Ma Lou’s. The restaurant is named partly as a nod to Fejeran’s Grandma
The Short Course Kid-friendly: Yes To avoid wait: Go before 7pm for dinner Noise level: High if full Bathroom amenities: Changing tables in men’s and women’s High chairs? Yes Got milk? No, but they offer mint lemonade, fresh-squeezed juices, smoothies and pop. Kids’ menu? Yes Anything healthy for kids? Try the chicken kabob with rice.
Encuentro Latino 228 W Michigan Ave | Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Phone: 734-483-1727 Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-8pm | Sat-Sun 8am-8pm Find them on Facebook “You come try,” said Manuel De Paz, owner of Encuentro Latino. “I promise you will love it.” With that invitation extended, I was intrigued. It’s not every day that I eat Guatemalan food. Encuentro Latino
Carson’s American Bistro 2000 Commonwealth Blvd. Ann Arbor | MI | 48105 Phone: (734) 622-0533 Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm | Fri 11am-11pm Sat 4pm-11pm | Sun 10am-9pm carsonsamericanbistro.com This month our thoughts turn to turkey and the traditional Thanksgiving feast. For contemporary American cuisine, though, there is Carson’s American Bistro. Carson’s, on the north side of town,