The Food and Wine Hedonist

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I Love Tulum

Every year, the kids go to a YMCA camp in beautiful northern Michigan for some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.  Last year, we did a “staycation” and while it was relaxing, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 2 Comments


Nope, not pirate-talking day. My laptop’s fallen and it can’t get up.

August 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Come and Get Your Love

Honestly, I wasn’t planning on another re-run but two things happened in the past 24 hours.  First, I heard this song again while driving around and it reminded me how … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Perfect Gift For Women Who Love Wine

It seems like every time I’ve checked out Facebook in the past five years there’s always some kind of meme about moms and drinking. Like this one – * or … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

Nomming to the Oldies

A month or so ago, I was enjoying a fine steak dinner at El Chorro in Scottsdale. Although they went through a complete renovation and updated their menu, they still … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 5 Comments

Scottsdale Eats: El Chorro

During our first go-around with Scottsdale, we’d pass by this sign that simply said, “El Chorro.”  We had no idea what it was – hotel, golf course, brothel, senior living … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Time to Get My Drink On Again!

It’s Beer Fest time again!  We’ll be there tonight, in case any of you are locals going.   Basically everything from this post from last year applies, except I’m not … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Food for Commoners – Taco Bell Breakfast

Hi, my name is John. And I’m a Food Snob. Don’t let my occasional dalliances with White Castles and Pabst Blue Ribbon fool you, I’m the worst kind of elitist … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 20 Comments

Introducing the Mini Hedonist

A couple weeks ago I introduced the concept of Summer Resolutions to the family, and I’m proud to say that The Pieholes are still rocking the resolutions. Mini-me has taken … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 13 Comments

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