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Metro Detroit delis serving Detroit's own Sy Ginsberg corned beef?

Hygrade in Westside Corktown,,,see link https://www.facebook.com/pages/WEST-S...

Mar 29, 2014
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Hygrade Deli in Detroit: you win some, you lose some...

Great they made WXYZ 20/20 Best of Detroit's Gems, just aired tonight,,here's link take a look ENJOY

http://detroit2020.com/2014/01/27/9827/

Jan 27, 2014
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Tullio's LaRiviera Restaurant (Allen Park, MI)

Interesting since Marathon has already bought Giovanni's along with Gonellas across the street. Gonellas has already purchased a new location corner of Oakwood and Schefer which was the old Swanson's. Marathon has been letting the homeowners stay at least 6 months after purchase and the business at least a year after they buy,,, and all will be torn down

Jan 27, 2014
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RIP: Kiernan's - Dearborn/DTW

They have a 5-6 months till license transferred,,, owner states plating up great steaks until then. So plenty to get one last meal.

Jan 18, 2014
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Hungarian Rhapsody @ DTW/Southgate

Traditional combo plate has Chicken Paprikash,Stuffed Cabbage and WOW that Breaded Pork Chop, I'll tell you to get this combo on your first visit that shows the Love put into cooking this family provides to all. The highlight of the night was a child time favorite of mine called Palacsinta one with cheese and one with Apricot these unique crepe is a must try on your visit. So many other dishes to try will make us regular customers of the Hungarian Rhapsody, check out there website and Facebook page for specials. ENJOY

see my blog about this place ENJOY http://albeerpoe.blogspot.com/2013/12...

Dec 25, 2013
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Any restaurants serving tongue (DTW)?

Yes I LOVE the tongue,,,, almost all Mexican eating spots in Southwest Detroit offer it and the food trucks too. My favorite is at Los Alto's that make the Torta sandwich with Tongue, the Middle Eastern version is Lamb Tongue I like best is found at Tuhamas on Warren ave in Dearborn. I've has several great Beef Tongue sandwich at the Bread Basket Deli chain.

Nov 11, 2013
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Hygrade Deli in Detroit: you win some, you lose some...

From Chuck's Eat The Street ENJOY

http://detroit.eater.com/archives/201...

Chuck was asked what was the best he are in his week of filming in Detroit

What was the best thing you ate during your time here?
CH: That's a tough question. I went to Hygrade Deli, and I had the Reuben there. I'm from Montreal, smoked meat is kind of our call to fame, but I thought the Reuben I had there was one of the best. It was authentic, and it was fantastic.

Nov 11, 2013
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Hygrade Deli in Detroit: you win some, you lose some...

Did you watch to video link the interview with Stu from the Detroit News ?

Nov 11, 2013
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Bourdain in Detroit: Coneys at Duley’s. Oxtail at Full Belly’s. BBQ at Vickies.

A new Pupusa food truck just opened 3 weeks ago on Vernor a block down from Duly's,, I've eaten there twice of the chart great and cheap too.

Pupuseria Chacon http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/19/178631...

Nov 10, 2013
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24 hour restaurants in Metro Detroit!

Duly's W. Vernor and Junction

Bill's Ham Place Southfield & I-75

Dix Coney Dix & Cicotte

The Telway Michigan & Martin

Nov 10, 2013
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Hygrade Deli in Detroit: you win some, you lose some...

I would truly appreciate if you would all watch the video interview with the owner that tells the downfall of his hood and business,, just maybe you'll see what he;s trying to do here in Detroit just to survive. Please watch and then comment,,, good bad or indifferent you gotta admit he's trying. Ya Think

http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20...

Nov 10, 2013
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Hygrade Deli in Detroit: you win some, you lose some...

I'm a regular that will tell you the Pickles are from Topers a Detroit Pickle company that are not brined in vinegar the typical way. There seasoned in OAK barrels and have been a classic for decades around our city. You waitress in the morning was Linda the very best she;s been there 30 years. The owner has been struggling for years to pay his bills, hence no money for remodel,,, hey the place is clean to me and dozens I've taken there,,just old. You must try there Cold Cut Plate AMAZING. There meats are Sy Ginsberg another Detroit classic a few blocks away. Stu is really a great guy who was just on Chuck's Eat The Street who made Detroit and his place look great,,, so take another look and Please don't Blast a struggling Detroit Classic eating spot,,,that's just plain wrong

Nov 10, 2013
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DTW: Best Italian Sub

Fredi's in Melvindale won the Detroit Free Press best of in 2012 for his Famous Italian Sandwich which he bakes his own bread and it's round. I've eaten dozens of these,,,so really good a must try on your venture. Here's a link to his place Fredi Bello the owner make everything by his hands.

http://www.fredispizzadinners.com/

Nov 10, 2013
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Detroit Suggestions

Great List Try Mine You'll LOVE them ALL

REUBEN @ Hygrade Deli Detroit

WINGS @ Sweetwater Tavern Detroit

Weezie Burger @ Weezie's Dearborn

Pozole @ Los Alto's Detroit

Double Cheeseburger @ Motz Detroit

Pizza Bread Beef Burger @ Vince's Detroit

Chicken Breasts @ Pollo Chapin Detroit

Sliders @ Green Dot Stables Detroit

Breakfast @ Johnny's Ham King Detroit

Coney Dogs @ Duly's Detroit

Nov 10, 2013
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NYC Chowhound needs saturday lunch suggestion!

Hofbrauhaus in Newport will be my choice by far,,, here's a link to there site ENJOY

http://www.hofbrauhausnewport.com/

Nov 10, 2013
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Need some Toledo help

The cant be missed in the original Tony Packo's to see all the signed Buns on the wall. Must try the Chicken Paprikash and the MOAD sausage.

Sports bar is called Sidelines with 3 locations, great beers and FOWL Balls a must try with the Cattlemen's Gold BBQ sauce off the dam chart.

Meat Market Chain called House of Meats a must try for there Smoked meats, Jerky and Landjaeger

Each of these places have both web sites and Facebook pages for further info.

OH Yea another place I so LOVE is called Smoky Bones that has Amazing Smoked to perfection Ribs,,,get a Slab and the Skillet Cornbread topped with maple Pecan Butter YUM

Nov 10, 2013
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SE Michigan = Best Halal Butcher

Arabian Village Market in South Dearborn known as Yemen town the very best prices and has been there 32 years in a shopping plaza with Dearborn Bakery with amazing Arabic breads and Falafel along with and market that sells live chickens. A truly hidden area looking over at the Ford Rouge plant that's a true gem to visit. My favorite in the fresh ground while you wait Lamb Kafta only $3.49 per pound that Super Greenland sells for $4.29 a pound. Also best prices on Lamb legs and shoulders you'll find anywhere. ENJOY

Aug 24, 2013
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Pozole in SW Detroit (or elsewhere in the area)

Los Alto's has the very best authentic traditional red Pozole in the state. I always get the Grande Pozole which give me some to take home. Everyday all day on the menu.Not only can you get the 2 taco lunch special for only $ 3 you can have a beer or mixed drink with your meal deal. Just love the grande Pozole the very best in and around town I tell you.. The mega platter of sauces with chips come to your table as you take a seat with all the dips and spreads you'll ever need to use. Always fast friendly service with a smile makes this me favorite of dozens in and around the Mexican Town area. You must try them and you'll be a regular like me and thousands around town.

Aug 23, 2013
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Recommendations for UP between St. Ignace and Houghton?

Say you can't find great pastie Detroit area,,,, old time place in Southgate I've be getting them for decades is call The Pasty Shop on North Line between Fort and Dix. Here's the link to the Facebook page enjoy

https://www.facebook.com/thepastyshop...

Aug 01, 2013
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Tried Magdaleno Italian Restaurant in Lincoln Park, MI tonight...

The WHY is the really outgrew the place and still can;t get a liquor license in Lincoln Park,,, Wyandotte's DDA has been working hard to get them in this former Italian place called Michelangelo's that just closed 2 days ago. They'll double their clientele overnight in Wyandotte which is truly the money pit of downriver. I'll be happy to drive a little bit further down the road. I think it's a great move for them.

Aug 01, 2013
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Tried Magdaleno Italian Restaurant in Lincoln Park, MI tonight...

HOT NEWS in 2 weeks moving to a new larger location in Wyandotte, stay tuned for the new grand opening, located at 152 Elm Street in Wyandotte, will be the new location.

Aug 01, 2013
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Bourdain in Detroit: Coneys at Duley’s. Oxtail at Full Belly’s. BBQ at Vickies.

Hey Jim I been eating at Duly's for 50 years they be at the corner of W. Vernor and Junction looking across at Holy Redeemer. This classic place has been there since 1921 and never closes has classic breakfast, coffee and coney's. Really a super place to people watch. Here's a map link ENJOY

http://www.urbanspoon.com/u/map/232249

Jul 11, 2013
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Do hidden gems exist in Mid-Michigan? (No worthy stops en route up north.)

A true Michigan Classic,,, A cast iron skillet happily bubbles on a gas stove at Iva’s Chicken Dinners, a tin lid holding the pieces of lightly floured chicken in place while they get the golden crunch that has drawn folks to the eatery since 1938.

See there Facebook Page ENJOY

https://www.facebook.com/IVASCHICKEN?...

Jun 22, 2013
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What is your favorite sandwich in Metro-Detroit?

Hygrade Deli Classic Reuben made with Sy Ginsberg Corned Beef both a Detroit tradition for 60 plus years. A must try in this amazing dated outstanding deli on Michigan Ave just west of the old train station, Here's their Facebook Page ENJOY

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hygrad...

Jun 22, 2013
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Detroit - 3 days in July

A list of my favorite's for out of town folks,,not far from downtown,, I'm a food blogger and number one for reviews around Detroit.

Green Dot Stables,,,, unique fun hip eater spot

Los Alto's,,, Favorite real deal old school Mexican

Hygrade Deli,,,, Breakfast and Corned Beef 60 years

Dulys,,, 24 hour classic for 80 years

Vince's,,, 53 years old school Italian

Al Ameer,,,,, Best Middle Eastern a 15 minute drive

Bucharest,,,, Best Chicken Shawarma in Town

Enjoy most of these have Facebook sites,,,those that don't see the Urbanspoon reviews and food photo's and enjoy your trip in the D

Jun 19, 2013
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Local Detroit Recommendations

My # 1 place to walk from the REN CEN and Hart plaza which is only a few blocks away is the SweetWater Tavern for the very best Wings in our state voted as the best on many review sites and the Ribs are really great too. We always get the full slab that come with a free order of their famous wings for FREE,, a must try in this 100 year old tavern. ENJOY

Here's there Website http://www.sweetwatertavern.net/

May 21, 2013
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Local Detroit Recommendations

Great List Try Mine You'll LOVE them ALL

REUBEN @ Hygrade Deli Detroit

WINGS @ Sweetwater Tavern Detroit

Weezie Burger @ Weezie's Dearborn

Pozole @ Los Alto's Detroit

Double Cheeseburger @ Motz Detroit

Pizza Bread Beef Burger @ Vince's Detroit

Chicken Breasts @ Pollo Chapin Detroit

Sliders @ Green Dot Stables Detroit

Breakfast @ Johnny's Ham King Detroit

Coney Dogs @ Duly's Detroit

May 20, 2013
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My TOP 10 Great Finds on the Cheap a Few Miles from Detroit Downtown

An old thread from 2010 is on here so I thought I'd put on a new updated one. I like to show those thousands of visitors to our downtown a great place to eat of Detroit classic's all with FREE parking and most have Facebook site's I also review on Urbanspoon which all are found with great photo's and reviews to help you enjoy your visit to our Great City. ENJOY

Great List Try Mine You'll LOVE them ALL

REUBEN @ Hygrade Deli Detroit

WINGS @ Sweetwater Tavern Detroit

Weezie Burger @ Weezie's Dearborn

Pozole @ Los Alto's Detroit

Double Cheeseburger @ Motz Detroit

Pizza Bread Beef Burger @ Vince's Detroit

Chicken Breasts @ Pollo Chapin Detroit

Sliders @ Green Dot Stables Detroit

Breakfast @ Johnny's Ham King Detroit

Coney Dogs @ Duly's Detroit

May 20, 2013
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Downtown Detroit

Green Dot Stables the best drinking spot a mile from center of downtown Detroit

May 20, 2013
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Downtown Detroit

A list of my favorite's for out of town folks,,not far from downtown,, I'm a food blogger and number one for reviews around Detroit.

Green Dot Stables,,,, unique fun hip eater spot

Los Alto's,,, Favorite real deal old school Mexican

Hygrade Deli,,,, Breakfast and Corned Beef 60 years

Dulys,,, 24 hour classic for 80 years

Vince's,,, 53 years old school Italian

Al Ameer,,,,, Best Middle Eastern a 15 minute drive

Bucharest,,,, Best Chicken Shawarma in Town

Enjoy most of these have Facebook sites,,,those that don't see the Urbanspoon reviews and food photo's and enjoy your trip in the D

May 19, 2013
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