New American - 2012 Winners

Published Jun 27, 2012

These restaurants take old ideas and melt them into tasty new ones. Who does it best?

2012 Winner

1. J.Baldwin's

Voters Love

"We just came back from J Baldwin's and I don't know why these people say it was great. The atmosphere is too loud. The..." 

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16981 18 Mile Rd Clinton MI 48038
2012 Runner-Up

2. Bar Louie

Voters Love

"Ok..between the pretzel sticks and the over 30 beers on tap.. you can not ask for a better app then warm up to a great..."  via James L.

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Multiple Locations
2012 Finalist

3. Polish Village Cafe

Voters Love

"I have been going to Zosia's, the old-timers still call it Zosia's, since day one. My family went the first weekend they..." 

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2990 Yemans St Hamtramck MI 48212
2012 Finalist

4. The French Laundry

Voters Love

"Great French ambiance. I love the sandwiches here. It's worth the drive, no matter where you live in Michigan. Try a..." 

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125 West Shiawassee Avenue Fenton MI
2012 Finalist

5. Zingerman's Delicatessen

Voters Love

"I used to love "the deli" but each year it becomes more of an overpriced tourist trap. quality and portions are good, but..." 

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422 Detroit Street Ann Arbor MI 48104
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