The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Sigh… It’s tax time.

It’s times like these that I really wish I were a good enough writer to be able to impart to you just how much I loathe taxes. I’m not talking … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Chicago Eats – Penny’s Noodle Shop

When we lived in Chicago, Penny’s was our equivalent of the local neighborhood diner.   You know the place – it’s close, they know you there, it’s super cheap, and … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · 16 Comments

Tools for Tools

It looks like Google Glass is going to be available to the general public this year. If you don’t know what it is, you’re probably better off that way. But … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

Scamming the Scammers 2: La Versión Española

It’s time for more fun with telemarketers!  Unfortunately, the Do Not Call Registry doesn’t cover everything and there are enough idiots who give money to strangers so there will always be … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 6 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Bye Bye Birdie

It’s theater time again! * And this time it’s the super-proud papa edition. This weekend Tappan Middle School here in Ann Arbor is putting on their production of Bye Bye … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 9 Comments

Chicago Eats: Little Goat Diner

During our recent trip to Chicago, I was hanging with The Pieholes and decided to have lunch at Little Goat Diner. * This is Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard’s take on … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 10 Comments

Honky Covers – Bastille meets TLC

You know what a cover is, right? It’s when one musician performs another artist’s song, either as faithfully to the original as possible or making it completely their own.  One … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 14 Comments

Chicago Eats – Andy’s Thai Kitchen

Sometimes it takes a change in scenery for you to see how good or bad you have it.  One of the first posts on this site dealt with how there’s … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 12 Comments

Some Love for the Italians on this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend – Again

I was just in Chicago this past weekend and totally forgot about it being St Patrick’s Day weekend.  I was going to write up a new post for St Patrick’s, … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 3 Comments
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