clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Friends of Eater Pick 2014's Best Dining Neighborhood

New, 1 comment

As is the tradition at Eater, our closeout of the year is a survey of friends, industry types, and bloggers. We've already covered the restaurant standbys, best newcomers, and 2014 in one word. Now it's time for the best dining neighborhood.code for that is: EOY Small

Red Hook.
Red Hook.

Question: What was the best dining neighborhood of 2014?

Steve Wilke, Editor Hour DetroitCorktown certainly made strides, with Ottava Via, La Feria, and Two James (not technically dining, but their gin alone deserves a mention), joining Slows, Mercury, Mudgies, etc.

Courtney Ochab, Editor Detroit Beer Press: Every year I choose Corktown and with the new bars and restaurants that just came in, it's my choice again. Great beer, wine, cocktails, and food. How can one go wrong?

Victoria Trudeau, Former Editor Eater DetroitEastern Market. With staples like Supino's, Bert's, and Russell Street Deli staying strong, Detroit City Distillery bringing the booze, and now Antietam introducing fine dining made with local ingredients, in addition to everything you can find at the Market itself, you can't beat it. The area promises something delicious for any budget at any time of day, whether you want to just have a cocktail, eat in, carry out, or buy ingredients to make your own feast.

Brenna Houck, Editor Eater Detroit: Many of the core neighborhoods did really well this year, but I still think Corktown manages to cultivate the largest amount of new and exciting food and drink destinations within just a few blocks.

Detroit Foodie: Indian Village.

Chow Down DetroitCorktown, Detroit.

Hannah Lowe, Freelance Journalist: Ann Arbor of course!

Josh Smith, Reader: Corktown.

Kat Rembacki, Editor Core DetroitSouthwest Detroit is stacked with hidden gems where you'll never have to wait for a table and you'll never pay more than a few bucks for a ridiculously tasty meal.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater Detroit newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world