The Best Things to Eat and Drink in Michigan

The best of America’s mitten
Michigan best food and drink

When you travel through Michigan, you won’t just find the Great Lakes, you’ll also find great cuisine. To celebrate the Wolverine State (and every other state), we rounded up its best foods, drinks, and culinary hotspots as part of our second annual guide to the best food and drink in every state.

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Michigan is home to one of America’s very best restaurants, Roast, which was featured on our 101 Best Restaurants in America list. Michigan is also home to some of this country’s very best craft breweries, including Bell’s, Founders, and Dark Horse. But you’ll also find fabulous macaroni and cheese at Detroit hotspot Slows Bar-B-Q, world-class cocktails at the Goodnight Gracie Jazz & Martini Bar in Royal Oak, and the most delightful cupcakes at Union General Cupcakery in Canton. If that’s not enough to whet your appetite, we’re not sure what else will get the job done.

Over the course of the past year we’ve honored everything from its best hot dogs and brunch spot to its best bar and craft beer in our comprehensive and wide-ranging lists and rankings, compiled through extensive research and with input from a wide network of site contributors, bloggers, journalists, and chefs.The results are the best food and drink in every state, and here's the finest that Michigan has to offer.