Restaurants in Michigan

In 1982 Paul Saginaw and Ari Weinzweig cofounded this iconic deli, serving authentic traditionally made food.

The waterfalls, teak walls, and plentiful marble touches are giveaways that Mosaic is no ordinary Greektown restaurant. Uprooting their baklava and pastiso roots, the trio of sisters who own the place opted for a menu and atmosphere that’s sleek and modern.

Executive chef Mickey Cannon's menu features a lively mix of Northern Italian fare. Tuscan Bistro has a dedication to fresh, seasonal ingredients.

A Ukrainian bakery in a cozy cottage run by bearded monks from the Holy Transfiguration Skete monastery.

The sweet French toast is worth the wait (ask for a loaf of the cinnamon bread to go).

Traditional dishes like fried lake perch and prime rib are best enjoyed at a table by the fire.

A basement restaurant with a Central Europe style, the Polish Village Café was featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Look for the sign with the name and a black rooster hanging over the red awning of 2990 Yemans.

The breakfast and lunch choice of CEO’s, judges, government officials, and other power people is designed to resemble a contemporary yet cozy living room. Bright pastels and plasma TV’s adorn the walls, and there’s even a fireplace in the foyer.

A bakery that makes traditional Finnish ground-meat-and-potato pies, based on the Cornish pasty, and nissua, sweet bread made with cardamom.

American brasserie

You can't miss it: the rooftop vintage neon sign brightly spells out REALLY GOOD AMERICAN FOOD and the menu reads like a national registry; Mississippi catfish, New Mexico green chiles, Apalachicola oysters, Minnesota wild rice.

New Three Star BarBQ is the place to go for dry-rubbed ribs and a cold brew in Hamtramck. Located on Joseph Campau Street, this modest, three-generation diner has tile flooring and Tiffany-style lamps, and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Vicentes feels a bit like an old-fashioned supper club, with blond wood chairs, tables covered in a striking shade of burgundy, and a dance floor that comes alive with salsa music after 10 p.m. on weekends.

On the upper floor of 220 & Edison you'll find a relaxed local crowd that comes for dishes like the sautéed lake perch piccata. Downstairs, it's about socializing over well-crafted mixed drinks or wine.