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Ann Arbor Eats: Dirty Bird Fried Chicken

When did Nashville Chicken become a thing? OK, let’s back up.  Nashville Chicken or “hot chicken” is fried chicken topped with a spicy Cayenne-based sauce on top of it.  The … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 15 Comments

Bringing Chicago Back To Ann Arbor

After my cousin and I wrapped up our breakfast at Dove’s Luncheonette, we had some time to kill.  We decided to head over to Costco to check out their booze … Continue reading

October 5, 2016 · 7 Comments

Back to Tulum

Back in the beginning of summer, Boom Boom and I sat down to coordinate our calendars.    Anyone with kids in this age of signing them up for all kinds … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · 4 Comments

Chicago Eats: Dove’s Luncheonette

On top of major cases of laziness and a jam-packed schedule, I’m now having the most annoying laptop issue ever – the “p” key doesn’t work. So now I had … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Tears and Cheers

I’ve been thinking a lot about the many things that I enjoy in life – family, friends, food, drink, music, movies, golf, tennis, skiing, travel…    Most of them are … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · 13 Comments

Hedonist vs Burger

Did you ever see “Man vs Food” on The Travel Channel?    Adam Richman, the host of the show, would go across the country to restaurants that would have eating … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 12 Comments

Amsterdam Gets Hedonized

  So it was off to Amsterdam after our all too brief stay in Reims.   The original plan was to stop and check out Bruges or Brussels as we haven’t … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 10 Comments

Paris Eats: Chez Denise

When people talk about the food being fantastic in Paris, it’s not just at the fancier restaurants.  As I mentioned in my other Paris post, our lunches were mostly fast … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · 4 Comments

Hedonizing in Paris

As I mentioned in my post about Europe’s disturbing Michael Jackson obsession, the fam took a weeklong trip to Paris and Amsterdam.    Since then, I’ve been trying to figure … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · 22 Comments

Detroit Eats: Lafayette Coney Island

Do you know how many places in the US has a food item (sometimes more than one) that they’re known for?   How, while they can’t lay claim to be … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment