The Food and Wine Hedonist

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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

What’s Going to be the Song of the Summer?

With the unofficial start of summer this weekend (Memorial Day here in the US) and the actual June solstice only a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 14 Comments

North Carolina-style Pulled Pork

So it seems there’s a lot of interest in the carnitas in a bag that I bought from Costco.  It is really delicious and tender, plus super-easy to prepare – … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 18 Comments

Another Tribute to my Dad – His Barbecued Pork Recipe

I remember the first time I heard the “f-word”. It was at my dad’s annual company picnic and everybody brought food to share.  That year he, like every other year, … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 9 Comments

Slows BBQ in Detroit

This has become THE culinary destination and Detroit’s poster child for renewal.  There’s so much being said about how its owners have shown faith in the city and has started … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · 6 Comments

Chi-Town Eats – Lillie’s BBQ

I spent the week after Lollapalooza in Chicago, enjoying the hustle and bustle, connecting with family and old friends, and eating like Elvis.  The next few posts are going to … Continue reading

August 17, 2011 · 1 Comment