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Karen Dybis

Karen Dybis

Contributing Writer, Michigan

Karen Dybis is a writer and author based in Detroit, Michigan, and a reporter at Metro Detroit. She has written for Time magazine, U.S. News, World Report and more, and has authored four local history books, including ‘Made in Michigan’ and ‘Secret Detroit’. 

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The 19 best Ann Arbor restaurants right now

The 19 best Ann Arbor restaurants right now

Ann Arbor is great for sightseeing, culture, and a whole lot of shopping, but it’s also really, really good for food. In fact, this beautiful place with a thousand stories to tell is often best enjoyed over dinner, with a glass of wine or two.  So if you’ve worked up an appetite strolling through Ann Arbor’s tree-lined streets, you’re in luck. Here you’ll find everything from Middle Eastern fare to fine dining tapas, and a load of good, quick sandwiches for in between. Ready to take it on? Here are the best restaurants in Ann Arbor.  RECOMMENDED:🛖 The coziest Airbnbs near Chicago🏘️  The best Airbnbs in Traverse City📍 The best cities to visit in the USA right now This guide is by Michigan-based writer Karen Dybis. At Time Out, all of our travel guides are written by local writers who know their cities inside out. For more about how we curate, see our editorial guidelines. 

The 10 best restaurants in Detroit

The 10 best restaurants in Detroit

Detroit’s restaurant scene benefits from a roster of award-winning chefs, an array of well-cultivated newcomers who are bringing innovative experiences and incredible flavors to Motor City and, of course, a slew of palates craving top-notch food. In addition to offering tourists and locals a set of fun things to do, beautiful hotels and exciting vibes, the city bestows all with a gastronomical culture that is so ethnically varied that a single meal may feel like a trip around the world. How to find your way through the gridlock of both high-end and more casual eateries? Easy: follow our guide to the best restaurants in Detroit. Napkins at the ready.