The Food and Wine Hedonist

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California Hedonizing – San Francisco Day 1

The general consensus is that the American foodie havens are New York and San Francisco – everything else is a tier or two below.  But now I wonder if that … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Moby Dick of Burritos

It’s an age old debate… “You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood … back home to a young man’s dreams of glory and of … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 22 Comments

Colorado Adventures Part 4 – The First Chipotle

For those of you just tuning in, we went to Colorado in late February on a family ski trip. This is the final (I promise) installment of our adventures. So … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

Taco Time

A few months ago I was excited to hear a new Mexican joint – Chela’s – opened up here in Ann Arbor.  I’m almost out of burritos I haven’t tried … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 6 Comments

Burrito Guide Update – Faith Restored

I usually try to get to Chicago every month, but lately it seems all kinds of things conspired to keep me away.   So there were many months that I did … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Burrito Guide Update – Greetings from Florida

While Boom Boom was chatting away and schmoozing at her conference, I had to venture out and have dinner by myself at various Naples, FL restaurants.  Not only that, I … Continue reading

July 2, 2012 · 6 Comments

Burrito Guide Updates for April 2012 – Is Taco Bell ready for the Big Leagues?

As a kid growing up in the Chicago area, our parents would take us out to eat every Friday and we’d take turns choosing where to go.  Two of the … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · 5 Comments

Burrito Guide Updates for March 2012: Eastern Hemisphere in da house!

I’m getting ever closer in my quest for world burrito domination!  Two of these reviews come from Asia and Australia so that leaves just Europe and Africa as the only … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · 4 Comments

Burrito Updates for February 2012

After my disappointment in the burritos I had in Mexico, it was good to get back and have some authentic American burritos. La Pasadita Restaurant Description:  Northside Chicago legendary taqueria. … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Burrito Updates for January 2012: The Worst Burrito in the World

I’m losing hope about getting those reviews from England and Canada, so I took the initiative to increase international representation on the Burrito Guide by myself.  Ok, I was Mexico … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · 5 Comments