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marciamarciamarcia Jul 8, 2010 08:29 AM

Passing through Detroit Friday. Where should we go for soul food/ bbq , to round out our motown museum tour?

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    Elyssa RE: marciamarciamarcia Jul 8, 2010 08:46 AM

    There is only 1 answer to this question: Slow's BBQ!!!!

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      Daederik RE: Elyssa Jul 8, 2010 08:52 AM

      Elyssa has answered this question correctly. http://slowsbarbq.com/

      If you're wanting some sort of upscalish soulfood joint, check out Beans and Cornbread as well (It's in Southfield, so a bit of a drive from down town, but their food is good). http://www.beanscornbread.com/

      I'd personally recommend Slows though.


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      Fibber McGee RE: marciamarciamarcia Jul 8, 2010 09:33 AM

      Slow's is good, but it gets packed. Which museums? Are you going to the Henry Ford?

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        marciamarciamarcia RE: Fibber McGee Jul 8, 2010 03:13 PM

        motown museum

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          worldwarz RE: marciamarciamarcia Jul 10, 2010 03:24 AM

          The Motown Museum is amazing.

      2. rainsux RE: marciamarciamarcia Jul 9, 2010 03:41 AM

        Slows has good BBQ, but the waitstaff service can be utterly abysmal.

        My favorite oul food restaurant (w/decent BBQ) is Beans & Cornbread. Good food, good
        service, good prices.

        Beans & Cornbread
        29508 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034

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          Jim M RE: rainsux Jul 9, 2010 04:02 AM

          Both are good. Slows BBQ is superior, but allow time. If it were me, I'd go to Slows at an off-peak hour.

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            Oakland Gal RE: Jim M Jul 13, 2010 08:52 AM

            Check out Beans and Cornbread (www.beanscornbread) in Southfield... Great photos and food!

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              JanPrimus RE: Oakland Gal Jul 13, 2010 09:26 AM

              your link got chopped...


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