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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

Miami Eats: Nobu

Boom Boom’s Christmas gift to me was a nice little weekend getaway to Miami a couple weeks ago.  It was so great to escape the crappy Michigan winter and unwind … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · 8 Comments

#TBT Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower with Pomegranate

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

November 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

I’m the Male Jennifer Aniston

Why are you laughing? It’s true in so many ways.  We’re both damn good looking even though we’re on the wrong side of forty.   We’re both adored and emulated by … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 8 Comments

Two Hit Wonders – Vertical Horizon

Every so often there’s an artist or group who deserve some kudos for having the necessary qualities (= luck) to double the success of one-hit wonders like Gary Numan and … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

How to Find a Great Restaurant While on Vacation – La Fisheria

That incredibly lousy dinner was on our first full day in Playa del Carmen. You’d think that it could only get better from there, right? Only slightly. We had a … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – The Pussycat Dolls

How’s that turkey hangover going?  (For those of you in Greece, I’m talking about the bird served as food here in the US, not your ongoing disagreements with the country … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

Top Chef Boston Episode 5: It’s War

Previous Episode Next Episode *   I’m celebrity adjacent. While watching TV a couple weeks ago, Boom Boom (my wife) went nuts yelling, “ I KNOW that guy!!” over and … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Return of The Hollywood Vampire

Happy Halloween!  Here’s my post from a couple years ago.  Enjoy! * I’m a huge fan of The Walking Dead.  So it only seems fitting that I do a special … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

My Chance Meeting With Mario Batali: An (Almost) Dream Come True

I just met Mario Batali walking on a street in downtown Ann Arbor.  It was a dream come true.  Well, almost.  My real dream is to have Mario as a … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 23 Comments