Recipes for classic Detroit foods — new and old — that you can make at home


We're sick of frozen pizza and PB&Js (OK — so we never really learned how to cook, but we survive), which is why we're ready to step out of our comfort zone and try our hand at crafting some beloved Detroit classics, both old and new. What's the secret to the perfect coney dog chili? How many rows of piping for a Sanders Bumpy Cake? What the hell is a Pad Thai Roll and how do we make it — and eat it — immediately?

All secrets have been revealed and, in most cases, substituted for some comparable Detroit City fare. Yee-haw!