January used to be a busy time for Detroit-area restaurants, especially those located downtown, who received the bulk of traffic from the widely attended North American International Auto Show. But with the Auto Show now a late-summer event, local restaurants are relying on regulars to get them through the cold months.
Not a regular anywhere yet? Make it part of your New Year’s resolution to become one somewhere and watch your dining experience transform for the better. From a new pan-Asian steakhouse downtown to breakfast in New Center and a disco amaro bar on the city’s east side, this month’s Resy Hit List offers some strong contenders to visit and revisit for warmth and sustenance through the long winter ahead.