The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Calling All Local Food and Drink Bloggers!

I’ve started up a group for local bloggers/writers and we’re getting together next week.  The definition for “local” is going to be pretty loose.  So if you’re in Ann Arbor and surrounding areas, that’s definitely local.  Southeast Michigan – sure!  Visiting Ann Arbor – why not?  Breathing?  OK, only if you’re hot.

I was going to call the group “Let’s all get some drinks and steal each other’s ideas.” 

Ann Arbor

So far, the following awesome bloggers are planning on attending: 

The Winegetter

Meg Goes Nom Nom

A2 Gastro Boy

The Daily Sampler

Welcome to Flavor Country

The Wandering Glutton

Last Bite

Joan Herzog

…and maybe a few others.


Here are 10 reasons why you should go:

1 – You want to meet a great group of like-minded people.

2 – You just want to sample The Last Word’s bar menu and killer cocktails, heck with meeting other bloggers.

3 – You disagree with my review of Kuroshio and want to re-arrange my face for it.

4 – Your mom wants you to get out of the house once in a while.

5 – You got your tax refund and those 14 bucks are burning a hole in your pocket.

6 – Find out if Meg really call her husband “The Huz” in real life.

7 – Because you’re still despondent about Michigan losing the title game.

8 – We can talk about you really despise (insert blog name here)’s work and can’t understand why they are so popular.

9  – What else you going to do on a Wednesday?

10 – You’re dying to know if I really look like my Gravatar.  Or do I really look like this:

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Blog conference

The Details

Wednesday, April 17th – 7pm

The Last Word

102 S 1st St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104


How to join the group:

1 – Sign-up for free at

2 – Search for Ann Arbor Food and Drink Writers

3 – Join the group, you silly goose…

About thefoodandwinehedonist

I don't know everything about the world of food and wine, but I'm not going to let a small detail like that stop me from blogging about it.

24 comments on “Calling All Local Food and Drink Bloggers!

  1. the winegetter
    April 9, 2013

    YAY! Can’t wait…

  2. Cowboys and Crossbones
    April 9, 2013

    Color me green! Cocktails and sure to be lively conversation with fellow bloggers? Have fun!

  3. Laura
    April 9, 2013

    Grrr, I have stupid law school things going on that night – definitely hope you do another meetup so I can actually attend!

  4. musingsoftheamusingmuse
    April 9, 2013

    LOL You kids have fun now!

  5. rachelocal
    April 9, 2013

    I’m breathing, but too far from Ann Arbor! Sounds like a lot of fun!

  6. domingosaurus
    April 9, 2013

    I don’t know if I qualify as a blogger exactly, but I would like to attend.

  7. thewineraconteur
    April 9, 2013

    I would enjoy going to it, but the third Wednesday of each month is dedicated to a dinner club that I belong to for the last twenty years. I would still like to hear about future dates.
    Thank you, and I hope you all enjoy a good time.
    – John

  8. savorencyclopedia
    April 9, 2013

    Wish I lived near all of you! Sounds like a fun night!

  9. talkavino
    April 10, 2013

    Great idea! I would love to crash your party, but there is a challenge of a distance… Enjoy!

    • thefoodandwinehedonist
      April 10, 2013

      Thx… Where is home for u btw?

      • talkavino
        April 10, 2013

        Stamford, Connecticut. I’m sure I have bloggers around (and I met some, just need to write the post : ) ), but I’m not sure I have the energy to start a meetup …

        • thefoodandwinehedonist
          April 10, 2013

          Well, if u ever make it to the area (not sure if that’s on ANYONE’S radar) we’ll have a special gathering.

          The meetup thing is actually very easy to set-up. For now its a small grp so the actual organizing of the event is simple. If it gets huge then if hve to delegate it. And it would mean Ann Arbor had wayyy too many food bloggers.

        • talkavino
          April 10, 2013

          I would love to – never being to Michigan other than may be a stop over in Detroit airport… Thanks!

  10. Megan @ MegGoesNomNom
    April 14, 2013

    Yay. I’ll be there either with “THE HUZ” or else another member of the MegGoesNomNom posse!

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    June 3, 2013

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