It is a tradition at Eater to survey friends, industry types, and bloggers at the end of each year. Eater Detroit already asked them (and ourselves) about restaurant standbys and the year's top newcomers, and now we ask, how would you sum up 2013 in one word?
[The Stand Photography by Chris and Michelle Gerard]
Question: How would you sum up 2013 in one word?
Eli Boyer, Restaurateur: Anticipatory. (plenty of good stuff to come)
IW, Eater Detroit reader: Evolution.
Courtney Ochab, Freelance Journalist: Crafted.
LT, Eater Detroit reader: Challenging.
Emilia Juocys, Assistant Michael Ruhlman: Transitional.
George Vieira, Blogger: Challenging.
Victoria Trudeau, Editor Eater Detroit: Pioneering.
RS, Eater Detroit reader: Innovative.
Paul Beshouri, Editor Curbed Detroit: Crowded.. So many new places opened up, few seemed able to sustain a ton of individual attention. La Feria and DIB were possible exceptions.