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

Dorm Room Romance

Living here in Ann Arbor, I’m around college students all the time.  I’m sure many of you living in towns where a university is a huge part of the community … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · 7 Comments

Porking in Puerto Rico

Prior to our trip to Puerto Rico, I consulted with my friend and frequent commenter here – Max Doinel, for some local food recommendations.  Being from Puerto Rico and his … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 7 Comments

Food for Commoners – Outback Steakhouse

Some of the most popular shows on cable are the ones where a food expert like Bourdain or Zimmern go to exotic restaurants across the world.  Sometimes they’re fancy, upscale … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 36 Comments

Drinking around Tulum…

…and boy did we do a lot of that.  They say you’re supposed to have eight glasses of water or other fluids a day.  And since it was hot and … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 16 Comments

Time to Get My Drink On Again!

It’s Beer Fest time again!  We’ll be there tonight, in case any of you are locals going.   Basically everything from this post from last year applies, except I’m not … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Sigh… It’s tax time.

It’s times like these that I really wish I were a good enough writer to be able to impart to you just how much I loathe taxes. I’m not talking … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Michigan Beer Fest 2013!

Last Friday was the Michigan Brewers Guild’s Summer Beer Festival for 2013.  (For background, check out my post from 2012.) Just earlier that morning, I wrote the following in this … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 14 Comments

Time to Get My Drink On!

This weekend is the 16th Annual Michigan Brewer’s Guild Summer Beer Festival!   It’s where more than 50 of  Michigan’s Craft Brewers serve up over 350 beers in downtown Ypsilanti, … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 8 Comments

Stiegl Radler, My New Favorite Beer

At least for the next couple of months … Miguel and I were hanging out at Longman & Eagle’s outdoor bar, waiting for our table. We started out with a … Continue reading

August 29, 2012 · 12 Comments