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Here Are The 9 Dishes You Have To Eat In Michigan Before You Die

Don’t you hate it when folks from out of state question our culinary traditions? They’ll ask questions like, “what is Michigan even known for? You don’t have an official cuisine, do you?” Or, oh, “it’s just the Midwest and nothing really interesting comes out of the Midwest, does it?”

Well, you can put those doubts to rest by showing them just what kind of dishes are on just about every Michiganders’ foodie list from the time they are born. And then challenge any scoffers to dig in. Here are the absolute epic dishes that everyone in Michigan needs to have had before they die.

OK, now we’re thoroughly hungry! Tell us though, what are some of the dishes that you know to be truly Michigan-centric?

Serena Maria Daniels
Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.