The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Chicago Gets Hedonized, Part 1

I went to Chicago recently. I know what you’re thinking – I’m from there and I’ve made it a point to mention Chicago when I can.  So what’s the big … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

#TBT Recipe: Thai Beef Salad

Way, way, back in the beginning of this blog I used to do pro football predictions.   To tie it in with the site, I spun a fruit or vegetable … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Wine Cellar Opening – The Recipes

What a fantastic night of food, wine, and friendship that was.  Both during and after that night, we all agreed that it was better than most meals we’ve had at … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 4 Comments

Our Fundraiser for Boobies

Boom Boom made it through the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk this past weekend!  Physically, there were only a couple blisters and really tired legs to deal with.  Like many … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 23 Comments

The Garlic Chronicles: Pain-in-the-tookis Beef Brisket

Earlier this year, during some episode of Top Chef Seattle, one of the chefs presented her restaurant idea called “Unkosher,” which would feature non-traditional Jewish food.  I automatically dismissed it … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 17 Comments

My Big New Years Eve – The Food

Last week, I posted about what we had to drink at our little B-Lister New Year’s Eve party.  Afterwards, it occurred to me that I really could’ve lied and said … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · 5 Comments

Ann Arbor Rocks! (kinda) – Black Pearl

Both of the regular followers of this blog know that I occasionally like to give a shout out to places and events in Ann Arbor that rock, and an F-U … Continue reading

September 14, 2011 · 4 Comments