The Food and Wine Hedonist

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#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

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

The Bleakness of French Radio

Last week, I posed the question of whether Europeans have the concept of Guilty Pleasures.   These are songs that you really, really shouldn’t like or are generally awful but you … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · 5 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