Tuesday, April 24, 2012
One lucky reader and a friend will enjoy a free evening out at the 2012 Grub Crawl Wednesday night.
The winner of the 2012 Patch Spring Grub Crawl contest is Macomb Township resident Michael Schroeder. Schroeder and a friend will be gnashing on some free and delicious food April 25 at 10 Macomb County restaurants during the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event. More than 30 people entered to win two free tickets to the eating extravaganza by telling Patch what their favorite restaurant in Macomb County is and why. To read viewer's responses, click here. Schroeder told Patch readers his favorite restaurant in Macomb County is Jaun Miguel in Clinton Township, and he wasn't alone in his opinion of the Mexican restaurant. The winner was chosen at random. The prize, two free tickets to the event, is valued at $40. …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Patch is giving away two free tickets to the Spring Grub Crawl.
It’s that time of year; when spring is in the air and the smell of gourmet food wafting from restaurants along the Hall Road corridor lures you in. Don’t fret, you don’t have to choose just one of the many delicious restaurants. Join the Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce’s bi-annual Grub Crawl April 25 and sample the menu at 10 restaurants. Participating restaurants are: Tickets are being sold for $25 per person; $40 for two people or $150 for 10 people—alcohol is not included, but each restaurant will be offering drink specials. But for one lucky Patch reader and a friend, tickets to the eating extravaganza are free. To enter the contest, you just have to answer one simple question in the comment section below: What’s your favorite …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Check out which restaurants will be offering specials through Friday.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Vote in the poll, leave a comment and submit a review to let us know your favorite place for Chinese food in Macomb Township.
We're on a quest to rate the best of the best in Macomb Township. This week, we're talking about the best place for Chinese food. Vote for your favorite Readers’ Choice place in the poll below by 9 a.m. Friday, tell what it is about your favorite spot you like best and leave a review on our site. We'll post a story later that day declaring the winner. If we missed your favorite place in Macomb, let us know in the comments to nominate your choice. Click through to the profile pages of these local places and leave your review (reviews will also count toward votes in the poll): Visit Patch Places to find all kinds of places to go around town. Do you own or manage one of these businesses? Be sure to claim your page — it's free! Because this …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Metropolitan Cafe tops the Food Fight poll as the most romantic restaurant in Macomb County.
Looking for a romantic restaurant? Then try Metropolitan Cafe, which Patch users called the most romantic restaurant in Macomb County. Metropolitan Cafe, which is located at 52969 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township, received 54 percent of the vote to win the Food Fight poll. Eastside Tavern in Mount Clemens finished second. Voting took place from Wednesday morning until Friday at 5 p.m. Congratulations, Metropolitan Cafe, and thanks to all who participated in the Food Fight by voting in the poll and leaving comments on the site. We look forward to hearing from you again in the next edition of Food Fight. Have you eaten at Metropolitan Cafe? Let us know what you thought by leaving a review on Patch.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Eastside Tavern and Metropolitan Cafe are vying for top honors in the Food Fight poll.
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
- John Hetzler
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
When Patch asked for people’s opinions on the best romantic restaurant in Macomb County, you responded. We listened, and you have told us your top choices: Eastside Tavern and the Metropolitan Cafe. Now we’re asking for a little more help to finish off this Food Fight. We would like you to vote on one of those places for the best romantic restaurant. If you would like, please leave a comment on why you voted, or share your choice on Facebook and Twitter. You can also leave a review of the restaurant on Patch. You have until Friday at 5 p.m. to vote, and we’ll announce the winner of the Food Fight on Saturday morning. Thanks again, and happy eating.
Monday, February 6, 2012
Leave a comment below to let us know your pick for the most romantic restaurant in Macomb County.
Do you love romantic dinners on Valentine’s Day? If you do, then we hope you will help out with this week’s Food Fight question: Where is the most romantic restaurant in Macomb County? Each week in the Food Fight, we ask you for your opinion on the best places to eat around the area. With Valentine’s Day coming soon, we want to know about that special place you go with that special someone. You can let us know by leaving a comment below. You may submit comments until 5 p.m. Tuesday. From there, we will take the top three nominees and post in an article first thing Wednesday morning. Then it will be time to vote again to decide the Food Fight champion. Voting will continue until Friday at 5 p.m. Then, on Saturday morning, we will announce …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Ciccarelli's Sports Bar Theater, The Hub Sports Bistro, and Shelby Pub and Grill are vying for top honors in the Food Fight poll.
With the Super Bowl this weekend, Patch asked for people’s opinions on the best place for gametime grub in Macomb County. And you responded with three choices: Ciccarelli's Sports Bar Theater, The Hub Sports Bistro, and Shelby Pub and Grill. Now we’re asking for a little more help to finish off this Food Fight. We would like you to vote on one of those places for gametime grub in our poll. If you would like, please leave a comment on why you voted, or share your choice on Facebook and Twitter. You can also leave a review of the restaurant on Patch. You have until Friday at 5 p.m. to vote, and we’ll announce the winner of the Food Fight on Saturday morning. Thanks again, and happy eating.
Monday, January 30, 2012
A survey of chefs around the country show locally grown ingredients, healthful kids' choices and sustainable fish rank highest among customers.
Restaurants sometimes surprise us with leading-edge cuisine, but owners and chefs know success depends mainly on pleasing the customer. A new national survey of 2012 menu trends gives high rankings to healthful kids’ meals, regional ingredients and fish that isn't endangered. "Locally sourced meats and seafood" and "locally grown produce" are the top two menu trend choices of nearly 1,800 chefs surveyed by the National Restaurant Association. Nutritious children's meals featuring whole grains, vegetables and fruit also will be on more menus, according to the online survey of American Culinary Federation members last fall. Gluten-free selections and more choices for guests with food allergies also ranks prominently among restaurant trends, …
Leave a comment below to tell us the best place in Macomb County to grab food for the big game.
With Super Bowl week here, this week’s edition of the Food Fight asks two questions. First, are you ready for some football? And more importantly, where is the best place to get gametime grub in Macomb County? We know that what happens on the field on Sunday is most important, but we also know that having the right food for the big game also matters. Do you prefer to get wings and nachos and watch the game from your favorite sports bar? Do you order pizza for takeout from your favorite restaurant? Or do you head to your local grocery store for deli meats to build the perfect submarine sandwich? That’s what we would like to know in the Food Fight, where we ask you for your opinion on the best places around the area. You can let us know by …