Ann Arbor is a year-round foodie delight. Check out this 2016 flashback featuring dining highlights.
Choose Your Own Foodie Adventure
What kind of food adventures await you in Ann Arbor? Inspired by a trend, aptly named the 'Bourdain Effect' after renowned culinary adventurist Chef Anthony Bourdain, this list of Ann Arbor area eateries is sure to provide a unique experience with every meal.
Open for Business
Several new establishments opened in 2016 ready to whet your pallet. From the inspired Pretzel Bell to Mikette French Bistro located on the north side of Ann Arbor, there’s a lot cooking in the area!
From speakeasies to watering holes to the pub where all the locals hang — the Ann Arbor area is prepared to quench the thirst of travelers from near and far! Stop at The Ravens Club to try the I-94 — Artini’s 2016 winning cocktail — or visit the Ann Arbor Distilling Company for the area’s only distillery and tasting room.
The Ann Arbor area is also home to a number of unique craft breweries, including Unity Vibration in Ypsilanti where Kombucha Beer is made on-site. For more in craft and local brewing, check out this area beer guide.
When planning a weekend in the Ann Arbor area, you may want to select that special weekend that aligns with some of the best food-related events! In addition to Restaurant Week from January 15 – 20, you should check out the Manchester Chicken Broil or Taste of Ann Arbor.