There are many benefits to eating local foods, including great health effects as well as environmental and economic impacts. Across metro Detroit restaurants are stepping up their commitment to keeping things local by serving products and produce that are made or grown in The D. Here are our top 5 restaurants in Detroit.
Brooklyn Street Local: “Local” is this place’s last name, literally. Brooklyn Street Local serves breakfast and lunch with a focus on local, organic ingredients and whole foods, with many made-from-scratch ingredients such as the BSL Spicy Maple Mustard. Local suppliers for this restaurant include Avalon International Breads and Great Lakes Coffee Roasting Co.
The Henry Ford: The eateries at this Dearborn attraction reflect “Local Roots,” an organizational commitment to and collaboration with the local southeastern Michigan food community. The Henry Ford (THF) sources a large percentage of food products from family farms and local producers such as Dearborn Sausage, Gass Centennial Farms and Garden Fresh Salsa. They also offer guests Detroit favorites like Faygo and Better Made Chips. Beer fans will want to stop into Eagle Tavern for a taste of some Motor City Brewing Works special brews made exclusively for Greenfield Village.