Eat Up! Metro Detroit’s Best Food of 2017

By: Scott Davis | December 29, 2017

2017 was a great year in metro Detroit for many reasons. From great music festivals, to fun summer street fairs, and even the emergence of barcades, there were many things that made this year unforgettable. The metro Detroit food scene was also unforgettable as new restaurants, old favorites, and surprising dishes made the year memorable. To help you see what our readers were hungry for, here are the five most read food stories on our site from the past year (Warning: we recommend not reading on an empty stomach).

Mouth-Watering BBQ in the D

Metro Detroit loves BBQ, and now we have definitive proof of that fact. Metro Detroiters read about the deliciousness of local BBQ, from Woodpile BBQ Shack, to Nunn’s Bar-B-Que, Vicki’s Bar-B-Q, and Uptown BBQ. There are plenty of great places to grab some fall-off-the-bone BBQ meals in metro Detroit.

Dining in the D: The Top 10 New Restaurants are Here

The Detroit Free Press revealed their Top 10 New Restaurants of the Year back in February, and there were plenty of good ones on the list. There’s too many to list in this paragraph, but we hope you checked some of these out in 2017, if not there’s always 2018!

Warm Up this Winter with Authentic Polish Cuisine in the D

We share with you you some Polish restaurants that showed you how to stay warm during the cold winter months, which is something you might need to look at now. From Polish stuffed cabbage, to czarcie jadlo, and of course pierogis, metro Detroit has no shortage of great Polish dishes!

Sink Your Teeth Into Michigan’s Favorite Meat Pie

Pasties are incredibly popular in the Upper Peninsula, but the establishments in this story show that metro Detroiters crave those meat pies as well. From beef, to vegetable, or chicken, check out these pasty spots in 2018!

5 Eccentric Burgers in the D

Everyone loves a good, simple  burger, but readers also showed interest in the most eccentric burgers in the D. These creative burgers from local restaurants will make your stomach growl just reading the description, so if you weren’t adventurous this year, try it in 2018.

Which of these food stories made your mouth water? Is there a new restaurant or recipe we should keep our eyes (or stomach) out for in 2018? Let us know!