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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Krazy Jim’s Blimpy Burger

Established in 1953, this burger joint with a cafeteria-style setup also makes sandwiches.

304 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Fleetwood Diner

Retro-style venue dishing American classics including its signature "hippie hash" 24/7.

300 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Beezy’s

Chill eatery & coffeehouse serving breakfasts & lunches featuring locally sourced ingredients.

20 N Washington St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
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Bomber Restaurant

Mom-&-pop brunch diner adorned with model airplanes famous for an enormous breakfast platter.

306 E Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
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People’s Food Co-Op & Cafe Verde

The People’s Food Co-op is Ann Arbor’s first natural-foods grocery store.

216 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Frank’s Restaurant

Veteran diner serving signature French toast & pancakes, plus sandwiches & soups in old-school digs.

334 Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Zingerman’s Delicatessen

Locals line up for generous deli sandwiches at this funky, longtime market with specialty groceries.

422 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Amadeus Restaurant

Polish, Hungarian & Austrian fare served in an old-world cafe with live classical music on weekends.

122 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Aventura Restaurant

Tapas, paella, wine & cocktails offered in a stylish, contemporary space with rustic touches.

216 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Blue Nile Restaurant

Comfortable, utensil-free Ethiopian restaurant featuring all-you-can-eat platters & honey wine.

221 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Bona Sera Restaurant

Eclectic Italian fare with a Southern twist is served in a brick-walled space covered in local art.

200 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
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Gratzi Ann Arbor

Former movie house now an upscale Northern Italian eatery complete with balcony tables & huge mural.

326 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Isalita

Mexican standards served in a rustic space with painted-brick walls & a festive streetside patio.

341 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Melange

Asian & European fare in a modern space with romantic booths & a large, glass-walled wine cellar.

312 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Mikette Bistro and Bar

Hip eatery serving food from Southern France.

1759 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
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Red Rock Downtown Barbecue

Dark wood & exposed brick set a chill vibe at this BBQ eatery serving craft beer & Southern sides.

207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
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Sava’s

Contemporary bi-level eatery serves eclectic, locally sourced fare & a large Sunday brunch buffet.

216 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Slurping Turtle

Industrial-chic Japanese choice with long communal tables for tapas, noodles & sushi, plus sake.

608 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Taste Kitchen

Refined, intimate restaurant & bar offering sophisticated American dishes with an Asian twist.

521 E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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TeaHaus

TeaHaus offers the highest quality teas available with over 175 teas in the collection as well as tasty macaroons. 

204 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Homes Brewery

“The food is top notch and the atmosphere is just perfect for winding down after a day of adventures. My most treasured spot is right by the fire pits with a glass of their Same Same Different.” – EH Sherman

2321 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
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Kosmo Bop Shop

“I get their vegetarian bibimbap with sauteed and fermented veggies, and load it up with their gochujang sauce (aka bibimbap sauce). It’s hot, hearty, fast, and all-around legit food.” – Allene Smith

407 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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