The Food and Wine Hedonist

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An Important Announcement

I’m very excited about something that’s coming on Monday!  I was given a special opportunity that I couldn’t pass up and I’m humbled that I was considered for it.  I’m … Continue reading

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Top Chef Boston Episode 6: The First Thanksgiving

Previous Episode   OK, maybe I was a little off when I talked about Boston not having a strong food identity.   In previous episodes, there was a weak or … Continue reading

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Save Thanksgiving, Start Shopping Today!

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about people protesting stores being open on Thanksgiving to start the Holiday Shopping Season.   There are a few Facebook groups on it and people … Continue reading

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Ann Arbor Eats: The Ravens Club

I guess the third time really is the charm. * The Ravens Club has been open for four years and I had always felt that it was a great place … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures: Guys and Dolls

My little diva has dun grown up ‘n’ gradiated to high school, so she’s in Ann Arbor Pioneer’s production of that big band classic Guys and Dolls. * Tickets are … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Top Chef Boston Episode 5: It’s War

Previous Episode Next Episode *   I’m celebrity adjacent. While watching TV a couple weeks ago, Boom Boom (my wife) went nuts yelling, “ I KNOW that guy!!” over and … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

Honky Covers: Hound Dog

A lot of people don’t like when musicians do covers of others’ songs, but I do.   Sometimes it’s done tongue-in-cheek, but most often they do it because they love … Continue reading

November 7, 2014 · 7 Comments

Top Chef Boston Ep 4: 12 Chefs Walk Into a Bar

Previous Episode Next Episode * At the beginning of this season, I said this about Boston… It’s known for its history and bad accents more than anything else, but it’s … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 6 Comments

Food for Commoners – Outback Steakhouse

Some of the most popular shows on cable are the ones where a food expert like Bourdain or Zimmern go to exotic restaurants across the world.  Sometimes they’re fancy, upscale … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 34 Comments

The Return of The Hollywood Vampire

Happy Halloween!  Here’s my post from a couple years ago.  Enjoy! * I’m a huge fan of The Walking Dead.  So it only seems fitting that I do a special … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

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