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Polished Look, Hometown Feel

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 noon-9pm www.carsonsamericanbistro.com ‘That’s a chain I’ve never heard of,’ I thought a half-dozen times when I drove past Carson’s American Bistro. The exterior of the restaurant, located just off Plymouth Road on

Smokin' good

Red Rock Downtown Barbecue 207 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Phone: 734-340-2381 Kitchen hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am – 12am www.redrockypsi.com It felt like Ann Arbor’s Main Street. I stood amidst historic buildings outside a hip, casual restaurant where folks dined on the patio. Yet, this was Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti. Red Rock Downtown

All that jazz

  I have a confession to make: I don’t know tofu from tempeh. So it was with trepidation that I took my two kids, ages 9 and 5, to lunch at Jazzy Veggie, a vegan restaurant on Main Street. I was put at ease immediately by the restaurant’s casual atmosphere. Bright red plastic chairs surrounded