The Food and Wine Hedonist

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California Hedonizing – Up the Coast

Los Angeles was awesome and we could’ve stayed there for much longer,  but San Francisco was calling our names.  The fastest route would’ve been to take I-5 , which is … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

California Hedonizing – Los Angeles, Day 2

On the second day of our California trip, my nephew had to do a few errands so I tagged along to see more of the city. I always find that … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 4 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

#NationalKnifeDay – My Rock Star Knife

Honestly, I hate how every time I turn around there’s some kind of #holiday and this one is downright ridiculous.   Then again, so am I.   So what the … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 8 Comments

What the Summer Olympics were Missing

I’m getting bummed that the Olympics are almost over.   Not only have I enjoyed watching the actual games, I love all the story lines.  Like, would Michael Phelps and … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · 10 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

Asian Market Misadventures

Although Ann Arbor is a small-ish Midwestern town, there’s a lot of Asians here due to the university. So while I can’t get a wide selection seafood or a decent … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · 10 Comments

The Veuve Clicquot Tour – #MWWC 25

How convenient is this? I’m right smack in the middle of posts about our recent trip to Paris and Amsterdam and the theme for the Monthly Wine Writing Challenge #25 … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · 15 Comments

K-Pop Til You Drop

Recently, I did two things that I haven’t done in wayyyyyy too long – I went back to Chicago and went to a concert.   The last time I was … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · 3 Comments