The Food and Wine Hedonist

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More Oliver!

It’s theater time again!  The girls’ middle school puts on a big musical every year, and this time it’s Oliver! If you’ll recall, we did Little Shop of Horrors last … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Here’s my post from last year!   Don’t forget to drink responsibly.  And eat corned beef and cabbage responsibly.  Just like with alcohol, your consuming too much cabbage is detrimental … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 6 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Glamorous

Yesterday morning, a couple hundred people reached my blog because they Googled “Kristen Kish Lesbian.”  I get it – the Top Chef contestant is beautiful and topical.  It’s unfortunate that … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

A Preview of Beyonce at the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl planners can’t catch a break, can they?  As I mentioned in last year’s post, since 2004’s Nipplegate organizers were playing it extra safe by featuring aging rockers.  … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · 13 Comments

The Year in Guilty Pleasures

I have a blast doing these music posts every Friday and I hope you all enjoy them, too.  Hopefully, they’ve made you smile, brought back memories from another time, or … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 12 Comments

Bringing Back the 90s – Boy Bands

It’s that time again.  Back in Spring, I made it my mission is to be the man credited with bringing back the 90s.  To do that, I pledged to take … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 12 Comments

Bringing Back the 90s: Grunge vs Gangsta Showdown

If you’re coming late to this series of posts, I’m on a quest to be known as the guy who started the Retro-90s fad that we’ll inevitably have.  On the … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 10 Comments

Immigrant Labor Day Weekend

What do you get when you mix a bunch of Filipinos, Palestinians, and a couple token honkies?  No, not a TSA nightmare….Our family reunion!  Every year we get together for … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 5 Comments

What We Saw in Detroit

This past winter we were supposed to go skiing  in scenic Colorado, but there were some circumstances that prevented us going.  So we decided to go to exotic Cleveland.  Ok, … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 10 Comments

Bringing Back the 90s! – The Decade in Sports

It’s the last Friday of the month, so it’s that time where I inundate the web with all kinds of nostalgia to kickstart the big 1990s retro fad!  Here’s a … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 9 Comments