The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Guilty Pleasures: Anything Goes!

If you’ve noticed fewer posts here in the past couple months, I’ve got a good excuse. No, make that a GREAT excuse. It’s theater time again… Tickets are still available … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Restaurant Sherpa?

When we were on vacation in Mexico, we had what was arguably our worst dinner experience ever.  The service was hateful and lazy, the drinks non-existent, and the shrimp hovered … Continue reading

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Poached Pears on My New Cooktop

We’ve been in this house for almost two years and in that time I’ve made some really lousy meals.   Whether they were recipes I’ve rocked previously or new ones, the … Continue reading

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Earworms, Talking Heads, and The Genius of Reggie Watts

I got another earworm. That’s where you get a song  stuck in your head and just can’t get it out.  And the harder you try, the more ingrained it becomes. … Continue reading

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How to Find a Great Restaurant While on Vacation – La Fisheria

That incredibly lousy dinner was on our first full day in Playa del Carmen. You’d think that it could only get better from there, right? Only slightly. We had a … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

Worst Meal Ever?

Americans suck.  No, I’m not going all Third World on you. More like I’m going all French on you. There’s a common misconception that the French hate all Americans and … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 23 Comments

More Detroit Eats: Gold Cash Gold

Last month, my wife took our daughters and some friends on a girls’ weekend in Chicago. While they were living it up by going to a show, shopping and having … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 8 Comments

And the 2015 Oscar for Best Original Song Goes to…

The Academy Awards are this Sunday and I’ve once again failed to see ANY of the films nominated for Best Picture.   If that sentence sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because I … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 12 Comments

This Weekend’s Forecast: Sex and Wine

Here’s my latest post over at Long Awkward Pause.  Make sure you to pop over there for some funny stuff…     You know what’s happening this weekend is, don’t … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · 28 Comments

Top Chef Boston Season Finale: Mano a Mano

It’s the season finale for Top Chef Boston and I gotta say this was a good season of the show.   With exception of one or two episodes, the shows were … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 9 Comments
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