Just northeast of downtown is Eastern Market. Here you will find a large area with over 100 shops and restaurants. There are also food trucks, public art and bike trails. Don’t miss their Saturday Market, a huge farmers market; the Sunday Street Market featuring art, crafts and food trucks and a smaller scale Tuesday Market similar to Saturday. Highlights include:
Germack Roasting Company: Make sure to visit Germack Roasting Company at 2517 Russell St. They also have a large selection of nuts, trail mixes, nut butters, chocolates and dried fruits for sale.
Locals like Trinosophes, a cafe, museum, performance space and art gallery at 1464 Gratiot Ave. as well as Antietam at 1428 Gratiot Ave. Roma Cafe, just north of the market, at 3401 Riopelle is the oldest Italian restaurant in the city since 1890.
Also check out Detroit City Distillery at 2462 Riopelle St. Their tasting room features their small batch, artisanal whiskey, bourbon, gin and vodka.
There are a number of stores including Detroit Mercantile at 3434 Russell St. and Salt & Cedar which is a printing press, bindery, bookstore specializing in arts editions and letterpress posters and gallery featuring local artists. They also host food events, workshops and more. 2448 Riopelle St.