Your Favorite Food & Drink Topics of 2018
By: Michael Fossbakk
December 28, 2018
For the past two years, we have provided annual recaps of the Metro Detroit food scene from the perspective of what you, our hungry readers, have enjoyed the most. As we approach 2019, that tradition continues.
Faithful to our great city, the Hudson’s-inspired Maurice salad was too good for you all to pass up. You also gorged yourself on pasties, Indian food and tacos. And, interestingly, you also wanted to know more about diet trends, such as the keto diet.
As this year marked the 20th anniversary of the demolition of the Hudson’s building, the department store that gave rise to the popularity of the Maurice salad, we thought there no better time to find out where you can get a taste of this classic salad.
When it comes to Indian food, if you like it, you really like it. What’s great about Indian restaurants in Metro Detroit is their versatility. They’re good for dietary restrictions (plenty of vegetarian options), parties (see: catering) and these spots are just plain delicious.
It turns out that a good pasty is pretty easy to come by in Metro Detroit. Whatever you like them filled with, be it meat, veggies or both, there is a plentiful selection of spots to enjoy this English delight around town.
Here, we took a look at four food trucks that had plans to open up brick-and-mortar locations in Metro Detroit. Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza opened its Brighton location in the Green Oak Village Place shopping area and continues to operate its food truck throughout Metro Detroit. Shimmy Shack’s first restaurant, located in Plymouth, is set to open in the coming weeks. The vegan Nosh Pit set up shop in Hamtramck and Wahlburgers now has a food truck you can reserve in Michigan for events.
It may be the wrong time of year to be eating outside, but all of the places on this list are still prime spots to keep in mind once we get back into the swing of spring. What are your favorite places to dine outdoors? Let us know on Facebook and we might include it next year.
Tacos. ‘Nuff said.
Whether or not the ketogenic diet is still in vogue, these four places are still great spots to visit if you’re giving this diet an honest shake.
As we recap the most-read food & drink articles on Chevy In the D, we have our appetites set on 2019. What new restaurants will we see spring up? If there’s a new trend, where will you be able to find it in Metro Detroit? Stick with us throughout 2019 to see all of that and so much more.
Happy New Year, foodies!