Smaller than Cleveland, bigger than Kent, Michigan’s Ann Arbor
is a haven for foodies, with its weekly Kerrytown Farmers’ Market, a downtown crammed with sidewalk cafes, and of course the Zingerman’s
juggernaut, including The Deli, The Coffeehouse, The Bakehouse, The Creamery, and The Roadhouse -- where executive chef Alex Young was a 2007 Beard nominee for Best Chef in the Great Lakes, along with our own Michael Symon.
So we packed up our our ice chests and appetites, and headed out over a recent weekend to taste for ourselves. Our conclusion? It made an entirely pleasant road trip, but we can’t say that any of it blew us away.