The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Channeling my Inner Hillbilly

After the cocktail class at Ann Arbor Distilling, I was having a couple extra drinks with my friend, the male half of The Bloodsucking Lawyers.   We were talking to … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · 9 Comments

A2 Drinks – Ann Arbor Distilling Company

Everyone knows about the craft beer explosion and I, for one, am very happy about it.    Michigan has been one of the leaders quality breweries, but other states have … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Open That Bottle Night 2016

This Saturday, February 27th, is the 17th annual “Open That Bottle Night”.   The premise is simple – chances are you have a special bottle (or in my case several) of … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 12 Comments

Top Chef Boston Ep 4: 12 Chefs Walk Into a Bar

Previous Episode Next Episode * At the beginning of this season, I said this about Boston… It’s known for its history and bad accents more than anything else, but it’s … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 6 Comments

Chateau Paul Mas Wine Tasting

I was very fortunate to be on a short list to participate in an online tasting/meet-and-greet with winemaker Guillame Borrot from Chateau Paul Mas.  As part of the tasting, I … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

What were you doing 16 years ago?

Were you learning how to ride a bike? Maybe you were mowing lawns for a measly five bucks.  Or perhaps you were hitting the beach with all of your friends … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 15 Comments