The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Why Do People Love Steakhouses?

I know I’m in the minority here, but I’ve never made a big deal out of birthdays.   It was only a few years ago that I made it a point … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 17 Comments

Hatin’ on Grease

It’s theater time again here in Ann Arbor with Pioneer High School’s production of Grease opening this weekend.   Tickets are still available at showtix4u.com Earlier this year, the school’s … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · 15 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats: Katoi

It’s always floored me how terrible the Thai restaurants are here in Ann Arbor.   Either they lack any kind of spice at all or whatever flavors they have are all … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · 14 Comments

Detroit Eats: Wright and Company

I’ve been dying to check out this restaurant since it opened last fall.   Back then, Boom Boom and I were out for a night in the city to celebrate my … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

Roasted Shishito Peppers

It looks like Shishito peppers are the new Brussels sprouts or kale.   You know, that new food trend that everyone’s talking about and is appearing on menus everywhere.   … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 12 Comments

Ann Arbor Restaurant Scene Part 3: Would you eat here?

This is the third of a three-part series that takes a look at the recent history of the A2 food scene, its current state, and what the future could hold. … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · 18 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats: ricewood

The usual logic has it that trends start on the two coasts and make their way towards the middle of America. Back when I lived in Chicago I’d read about … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 13 Comments

Ann Arbor Restaurant Scene Part 2: When Prosperity Fails Us

This is the second of a three-part series that takes a look at the recent history of the A2 food scene, its current state, and what the future could hold. … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 16 Comments

Ann Arbor Restaurant Scene, Part 1: Past Reviews

Ann Arbor isn’t your usual Midwestern town.  Even though it only has about 115,000 people, thanks to the University of Michigan being here, it has a lot interesting qualities – … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 7 Comments

More Little Mermaid!

Tomorrow (April 25th) is opening night for Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Pioneer High School here in Ann Arbor.  Tickets are available at http://www.showtix4u.com If you haven’t seen any of … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 3 Comments