You’ve been planning your visit to Detroit for months. Plane tickets purchased, hotel room booked or a friend’s couch reserved. You’ve been reading about the many changes, for better or worse, taking shape in the Motor City. Now it’s time to see for yourself.
The biggest question I get as a food writer, especially from folks visiting from out of town, where to eat? With different tastes, budgets, various sizes of dining parties and preferences over what part of town to eat, this question can be overwhelming to narrow down. For this reason, I’ve put together this city guide, breaking down a few of my favorite eateries by neighborhood. While I realize there are tons of hidden gems strewn about all corners of the city, I’ve identified eight neighborhoods that I consider dining destinations.