From our Community: What’s your Favorite Place in Michigan to get Comfort Food?
As temperatures drop, it’s the perfect time of year to cozy up with friends and family and enjoy your favorite comfort foods. From the mac and cheese at the Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen to the chicken at Zehnder’s or Bavarian Inn in Frankenmuth, there are plenty of places to indulge in your favorite comfort dishes across the state – including a few hidden gems.
We got some great responses over the weekend when we asked fans on our Facebook page: “What’s your favorite place in Michigan to get comfort food?” Here are some comments we wanted to share. Thanks to everyone who responded!
“xochimilcos in Mexican town in Detroit.” – Alex Gurne
“Chicken Jalapeno soup at Art’s in Glen Arbor!” – Aline Levanen Gauss
“The best breakfast comfort food is at Suomi’s, in Houghton, way up in da UP. Traditional Finnish breakfast and regular breakfast foods. All. SO. GOOD.” – Olivia Zajac
“RUB BBQ across from Comerica park has the best Mac n Cheese hands down.” – Jesse Cahill
“Clarkston Union has awesome (gourmet) mac n cheese.” – Patrick Fetterman
“Mac and cheese from Blue Tractor in Traverse City. ♥ it!!” – Chelsea Lyn
“Grand Rapids: Hopcat – Killer Mac n Cheese. Tip: add bacon and jalapenos, mmmm!” – Kevin Littlepage
“The Hilltop in L’anse. Cinnamon rolls the size of your head.” – Robert Bruce Brevitz
“Central City Tap House in downtown Kalamazoo serves mac & cheese with pork belly. Can’t think of a more perfect combination! Plus vast scotch whisky menu and craft beers.” – Karel Juhl
“Slow’s BBQ in Corktown, and the Mac ‘n Cheese at Zingermans Deli in A2 (Ann Arbor) can’t be beat. It’s divine!” – Colleen Smith Adkins
“Besides my own kitchen, DeLuca’s in Lansing.” – Lucy Dionise Platte
“Fieldstone Grille in Portage…they have the best pot roast sandwhich!” – Jennifer Zindler
“At home; my husbands meatloaf. It must be why God made cows! And Zehnder’s in Frankenmuth for CHICKEN !!! YAY!!!” – Sarahlynn E Kelly