Visiting AA with teenage Hound
I am taking my 16 year old (6'6" 280 lbs.) to Ann Arbor for 4 days of football camp. He loves good food and lots of it (7000 -8000 calories/day).
I would be most grateful for reccos that will not break the already broken bank.
Big thank you to AA Hounds!!
The classic old Ann Arbor steakhouse is Knight's. Not cheap, but good-sized steaks and really good; an offshoot of an old butcher shop in the center of town. You may have to wait at peak mealtimes.
Lots of old Germans in Ann Arbor, and one of the old German restaurants is right by I-94 for high-calorie, high-carb traditional German food:
Good question on the roast chicken. I never seem to order that in restaurants, although I love roast chicken. The Whole Foods stores have excellent chicken and pork barbecue, and they also have rotisserie chicken. Anybody else?
Near the U-M campus you'll see a lot of Korean restaurants, especially on or near South University Avenue. If you like that cuisine, they are without exception cheap, filling, and good.
The original Cottage Inn pizza restaurant (it's now a chain) is at 512 E. William St. near campus. Seems as though that could also fill the bill. Decent Italian standards; generous portions; good bread.