Chicken Shawarma house specialty & top seller; thinly sliced marinated chicken that is hand stacked on a spit & slowly cooked on a vertical broiler; served w/ hommous, rice & choice of soup or salad; looks good
Tie for #22 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Lafayette vs. American; Food War: Lafayette vs. American... American won (3-votes-to-2); Lafayette opened by nephew of American Coney Island's owner; they compete next door to each other; difference is in the chili
Bacon of the Month Club different artisinal bacon shipped the first week of each month for 1 year; brilliant!
Lisa C.'s Boisterous Brisket hand-pulled beef brisket simmered in house-made BBQ sauce on a soft bun, served w/ a side of applewood-smoked baked beans; featured in Esquire magazine and on Oprah! (Oprah gave it an 11 out of 10); looks good
Zingerman's Reuben top seller; house-cured corned beef, Switzerland Swiss cheese, Brinery sauerkraut & Russian dressing on grilled, hand-sliced Jewish rye bread; looks good
Tie for #22 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Lafayette vs. American; Food War: Lafayette vs. American... American won (3-votes-to-2); opened in 1917; American Coney Island's founder's nephew opened competitor Lafayette right next door; difference is in the chili
opened in 1953; near Univ of Michigan (college hangout); Davee Askew (cook) w/ smart-mouth, hurried-attitude (out of fun); meat freshly ground everyday; multitude of toppings; record is 40 burgers in one sitting; moved from original location at airing (551 S Division St)