16. Potato chips
Fact: we eat more chips per capita than anywhere else. Particularly if they're Better Made. They pair well with the beer.
Because you can't ALWAYS wash down those chips and coneys with beer.
18. Complaining about the weather
All Winter long, you question why you live here. Then, before you know it, there's a 100-degree heatwave. Then it's Winter again. Repeat.
19. Being the underdog
Sometimes it seems like it’s Detroit vs. Everybody. But it’s a challenge to embrace.
20. Living in what is actually Detroit
Not Royal Oak. Not Ferndale. Not Ann Arbor. They're all fine places. They are NOT Detroit.
21. Defending their city
If you haven’t paid us a visit, then you don’t really know what’s going on here, and Detroiters are ready to explain to you that despite all that this place is up against, it’s still an amazing, iconic, indispensable American city.