Detroit is so much more than the sweet sounds of Motown and the automotive industry. These women-led establishments are taking the Motor City's food-and-drink scene by storm!
April Anderson, owner of Good Cakes and Bakes in Detroit
April Anderson, owner of Good Cakes and Bakes in Detroit
| Credit: Courtesy of April Anderson

Open for delivery, takeout, and/or online orders

Amore Trattoria Italiana, 5080 Alpine Ave., Comstock, Jenna Arcidiacono, owner and chef

Artisan Urban Bistro, 417 Hancock St., Saginaw, Donna Branch-Cottrell, owner

Bangkok 96 Street Food, 474 Perteor St., Genevieve Vang, chef

Beau Bien Fine Foods, 2478 Riopelle St., Noelle Lothamer, founder and owner

Bon Bon Bon, various locations, Alexandra Clark, owner

Cake Crumbs, 28569 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield, Renea Smith, owner

Craft Beer Cellar, 404 Ionia Ave. SW., Grand Rapids, Jessica Beeby, owner

Cultivate Coffee and Tap House, 307 N. River St., Ypsilanti, Bekah Wallace, owner

Detroit Vegan Soul, 8029 Agnes St., Kirsten Ussery-Boyd and Erika Boyd, founders and owners

Drought, various locations, Jessie, Jenny, Julie, and Caitlin James, owners and creators

Eagle Monk and Brewery, 4906 W. Mt. Hope Hwy., Lansing, Sonia Buonodono, owner

Earthen Ales, 1371 Gray Dr., #200, Traverse City, Jamie Kidwell-Brix, owner

Five Star Cake Co., 19421 E. 10 Mile Rd., Roseville, Starlett Simmons, owner and pastry Chef

Flavorful Creations, various locations, Sarah Read, owner

FOLK/The Farmer's Hand, 1701 Trumbull Ave., Kiki Louya and Rohani Foulkes, founders and owners

For the Love of Sugar, 100 Erskine St., Manal Hussein, owner and cake connoisseur

Frita Batidos, 67 W. Columbia St., Ann Arbor, Eve Aronoff, owner and chef

Good Cakes and Bakes, 19363 Livernois Ave., April Anderson, owner and pastry chef

Giovanni's, 330 S. Oakwood Blvd., Frances Truant, owner

Hacienda Mexican Foods, 6100 Buchanan St., Lydia Gutierrez, owner

Marrow, 8044 Kercheval Ave., Sarah Welch, executive chef, and Ping Ho, founder

Miss Kim, 415 N. 5th Ave., Ann Arbor, Ji Hye Kim, owner and chef

New Order Coffee Roasters, 3100 Woodward Ave., Elizabeth Rose, owner

Rose's Fine Food, 10551 E. Jefferson Ave., Lucy de Parry and Molly Mitchell, founders

The Royce, 76 W. Adams Ave., Ping Ho, founder and owner

Sandy's By the Beech, 25853 Five Mile Rd., Redford, Sandra Draffen, owner

Seasons 52 Restaurant, 1000 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, Elizabeth Cericola, executive chef

Small's, 10339 Conant St., Melody Baetens Malosh, co-owner

Sweet Potato Sensations, 17337 Lasher Rd., Cassandra Thomas, owner

Taylor AC Lounge, 25955 Ecorse Rd., Taylor, Marie Armelagos, owner

Manal Hussein, owner of For the Love of Sugar in Detroit
Manal Hussein, owner of For the Love of Sugar in Detroit
| Credit: Courtesy of Manal Hussein

Closed temporarily

Avalon, various locations, Jackie Victor and Ann Perrault, owners

The Block, 3919 Woodward Ave., Christina, Stephanie and Leslie Byrd, owners

The Brooklyn Street Local LLC, 1166 Michigan Ave., Deveri Gifford, owner

Central Kitchen + Bar, 660 Woodward Ave. #4A, Christina Stanco, executive chef

Detroit Sip LLC, 7420 W. McNichols Rd., Jevona Watson, owner

Drifter Coffee, 770 Woodward Heights, Ferndale, Alleah Webb, owner

Fenton Winery and Brewery, 1370 N. Long Lake Rd., Fenton, Ginny Sherrow, owner

Fetch Brewing, 100 W. Colby St., Whitehall, Jen Hain, owner

The Gallery at Snyder Phillips, 362 Bogue St. E., Lansing, Dien LY, executive chef

Hazel, Ravines and Downtown, 1 Peabody St., Birmingham, Emmele Herrold, chef

House Of Pure Vin, 1433 Woodward Ave., Regina Gaines, Terry Mullins and Andrea Dunbar, co-founders and owners

Kathy's 126 Restaurant and Lounge, 126 E. Main Street, Flushing, Kathy Birchmeier, owner

La Cocina Cubana, 123 S. Washington Ave., Lansing, Illiana Almaguer-Tamayo, owner and chef

La Cucina Del Vino, 52963 Van Dyke, Shelby Carter Township, Lisa Ribaudo, owner, and Domonique Morsello, executive chef

Lady of The House, 1426 Bagley, Kate Williams, owner and chef

Lovers Only, 34 W. Grand River, 48226, Jennifer Jackson, chef

Nicky D's Sports Bar & Grill, 2100 14 Mile Rd., Warren, Kristina Dedvukaj, owner

Nwanneka's African & Soul Food, 27532 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia, Ifeyinwa, owner

Selden Standard, 3921 2nd Ave., Lena Sareini, pastry chef, Kaelyn DeFran, sous chef, and Julia Kopystynski, executive sous chef

Shelby Firehouse Tavern, 49035 Schoenherr Rd., Shelby Charter Township, Jaime Eichbrecht, owner

Sister Pie, 8066 Kercheval Ave., Lisa Ludwinski, owner

Standby, 225 Gratiot Ave., Rebecca LaMalfa, executive chef

Terri's Cake Detroit, 16311 E. Warren Ave., Terri Gullet, owner

Townhouse, 500 Woodward Ave., Jessica Chaney, executive pastry chef

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Czechbox Bakery, sold at local markets, Gretchen Kopmanis, owner and baker

Empire Malting Co., 7930 Young Rd., Empire, Alison Babb, owner

Just a Bit Eclectic, 19015 W. McNichols Rd., Darlene Alsoton, owner

Oakland Hills Country Club, 3951 W. Maple Rd., Bloomfield Hills, Elizabeth Harrison, executive pastry chef

Romulus Restaurant House, 9110 Wayne Rd., Romulus, Karen Suleiman, owner

Yevette's Gourmet Tacos (food truck), 3613 E. Court St., Flint, Yevette McClain, Owner