You know what makes summer so great? It’s 1) the way she totally dressed like Wonder Woman to impress Seth Cohen, and 2) it’s the perfect time to check out the 22 places on our list of Detroit's best new bars & restaurants...
For those of you not in the know, Jolly Pumpkin is the only all-oak-aged wild ale brewery in the country. It makes all sours and nothing but sours, and also really excellent wood-fired pizzas that happen to be some of the best in the state. And now it has a location in Midtown on Canfield, which is officially a powerhouse block for craft beer.
Quick, name a restaurant in Wolverine Lake: exactly. Benstein Grille is a welcome addition to the tucked-away lake community, because instead of being the kind of dimly lit townie bar with shabby pool tables and live country/rock bands on weekends that dot many of the other northwestern Oakland County lake communities -- we’re looking at you, Waterford -- this upscale American comfort foodery would be right at home in Birmingham, thanks to a menu reminiscent of Zak Sklar's and Bill Roberts' restaurant groups, and a Ron & Roman design that plays on the words "Ben" and "Stein."