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The Free Press "Taste Of The Motor City" Guide Leaves Something To Be Desired

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The Detroit Free Press has shared their list of "12 Places to get a Taste of the Motor City" and they're predictably hotel/casino/"upscale" restaurants, with coneys, Slows, Cliff Bell's (under the "Fun and Casual" category?) and a few others thrown in for good measure. The whole list includes: Iridescence, The Rattlesnake Club, Michael Symon's Roast, Coach Insignia, Joe Meur Seafood, American Coney Island, Lafayette Coney Island, Buddy's Pizza, Slows Bar BQ, Slows To Go, Cliff Bell's, Bucharest Grill, and Ottava Via.

The list doesn't seem that adventurous, and it's definitely skewed extreme high-end and then basically take out, with precious little in between. What mid-range restaurants should have been included in the list? Let us know in the comments.
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Ottava Via

1400 Michigan Avenue, , MI 48216 (313) 962-5500 Visit Website

American Coney Island

114 West Lafayette Boulevard, , MI 48226 (313) 961-7758 Visit Website

The Rattlesnake Club

300 River Place Drive, , MI 48207 (313) 567-4400 Visit Website

Buddy's Pizza

17125 Conant Street, , MI 48212 (313) 892-9001 Visit Website

Lafayette Coney Island

118 West Lafayette Boulevard, , MI 48226 (313) 964-8198 Visit Website