I constantly remind myself that while food is sustenance and fuel, it's also much more. Food is the memories I have of my grandmother in the kitchen, kneading dough and singing something I no longer remember the words to.
Comet is the marriage of inklings of heritage and the edge of newness, feeling like a locked up secret to a slower, more thoughtful Ann Arbor. Between the simple, stark menu, dotted with trendy oat milk and meditative pour-overs and undercut with a musing, amiable energy, Comet brings something to the Ann Arbor coffee scene that it’s impossible to find elsewhere.
The special thing about paninis is that they are so much more than just separate ingredients: in one bite you can have the whole world on your palate as flavors that you never imagined combine and blend.
Ann Arbor has created a diverse flavor personality, not pigeonholing itself to be one specific flavor or cuisine. It ignores the conventional wisdom behind midwestern cities and food, pushing itself to find an idiosyncratic culinary persona.