The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Where to Eat in Any City

I know Ann Arbor isn’t exactly high on people’s lists as a vacation destination.    But we do get a quite a few visitors, either for athletic events or college … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · 9 Comments

I Need to Join a Barbershop Quartet

We’re still avidly listening to that new Detroit radio station, the one that plays all the hip-hop and R&B throwbacks.  In that time, I’ve come to some interesting observations: I … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

I Still Rule The Radio

….but it’s freaking me out. A couple years ago, I wrote a post about how I Rule The Radio.    I highly recommend you read it because it’s probably the … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · 7 Comments

Detroit Eats: Lafayette Coney Island

Do you know how many places in the US has a food item (sometimes more than one) that they’re known for?   How, while they can’t lay claim to be … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dinner With Assholes

So about that near-disaster before our dinner at Wright and Company… We went a couple months ago with the kids to celebrate our anniversary.   We just saw the terrific Frida … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 23 Comments

Detroit Eats: Wright and Company

I’ve been dying to check out this restaurant since it opened last fall.   Back then, Boom Boom and I were out for a night in the city to celebrate my … Continue reading

September 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

Ann Arbor Restaurant Scene Part 2: When Prosperity Fails Us

This is the second of a three-part series that takes a look at the recent history of the A2 food scene, its current state, and what the future could hold. … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 16 Comments

More Detroit Eats: Gold Cash Gold

Last month, my wife took our daughters and some friends on a girls’ weekend in Chicago. While they were living it up by going to a show, shopping and having … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 10 Comments

Detroit Eats Part 2: Brooklyn Street Local

In my post about Selden Standard, I posed the question, “So is Detroit back?”   Have they started to turn the corner and started to put decades of decay behind them?   … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Detroit Eats Part 1: Selden Standard

A couple of months ago, Boom Boom and I spent the night in downtown Detroit to celebrate my birthday.   I know, I know – not exactly the most romantic … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 14 Comments