Detroit

Andrew finds out if it is food that keeps Detroit’s motor running. Andrew visits Motown and gets revved up about tasting some of the city’s food, including iconic soul food and lamb brain sandwiches, in the ...

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Motor City Soul Food

Andrew and Detroit News columnist Chuck Bennett stop here, where Martha Clay's cooking draws crowds. she brought her cooking and hospitality along with her when she moved to the Motor City from Mississippi. Andrew eats oxtails, chitlins and okra.

12700 W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit, MI 48235

 
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Café d’Mongo’s Speakeasy

Andrew and Chuck Bennett for an upscale version of Detroit soul food.

1439 Griswold Street Detroit, MI 48226

 
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My Sisters and Me

Andrew gets some home-style soul food when he samples several desserts at this restaurant run by 5 sisters who cook with their own family recipes. Andrew samples the peach cobbler, banana pudding and caramel cake.

17410 Griswold Street Detroit, MI 48224

 
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Masri Sweets

Andrew and Rana stop by a bakery where they get some fresh sweets, including one straight out of the oven!

6235 Schaefer Rd. Dearborn, MI 48126

 
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Al-Ajami

Andrew is invited to a home of a local family for Ramadan, but first he stops by a local restaurant that serves Lebanese favorites, including a lamb brain sandwich.

14633 W. Warren Ave. Dearborn, MI 48126

 
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Srodek's Deli

Andrew visits Hamtramck, the most internationally diverse town in Michigan. Forty-one percent of the population is foreign born, He stops at this Polish deli to taste spicy headcheese and jellied pig's feet.

9601 Joseph Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212

 
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Sheeba Restaurant

Andrew stops by this Yemeni restaurant and eats lamb kidney cut into small pieces and combined with onions, scallions, garlic and spices, served on a toasted sub roll.

8752 Joseph Campau Hamtramck, MI 48212

 
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Amar's Pizza

After the Polish and Yemeni, the third largest ethnic population in Hamtramck is from South Asia, especially Bangladesh. Andrew and his guide, Mayor Karen Majewski, sample the pizza with a taste of Bangladesh.

11608 Conant Detroit, MI 48212

 
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Supino's Pizza

Detroit is known for its authentic Italian pizza. Andrew samples the Pizza Bismark, a pizza with prosciutto and fresh duck egg.

2457 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207

 

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