The Food and Wine Hedonist

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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

The Best Day Ever. OK, at least in the past 5 months.

I just hit a major milestone in blogging – 5,000 page views.  I think that’s pretty good as I’ve stumbled across some everyday person blogs (as opposed to staffed ones … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

Football! – Week 3: Sayonara Eggplant

Last week’s guest prognosticator was a Japanese eggplant grown in my garden and he didn’t do as well as his predecessor – an ear of corn – but he didn’t … Continue reading

September 22, 2011 · 3 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – One Tin Soldier

Just like last week, another post inspired by the innocence of youth…  While I was limping around NYC, the girls were at their first-ever overnight camp.  I don’t know if … Continue reading

September 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

Chi-town Eats – The Girl and the Goat

Besides Lollapalooza and my burrito bender, the main purpose for this trip to the great city of Chicago was a birthday celebration for Esposa de Miguel.   The two met at … Continue reading

August 31, 2011 · 5 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Dead or Alive Part 2

I took some flack for that last week’s Guilty Pleasure – Dead or Alive.  So I thought I’d bury myself even deeper with another dose of long-haired, androgynous cowboys. Last … Continue reading

August 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Chi-Town Eats – Duchamp

Part II of my post-Lollapalooza eating adventures in Chicago… Upon the recommendation of Miguel, I went to this Bucktown eatery that describes itself as “playfully progressive” and “a marriage between … Continue reading

August 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Lollapalooza Part 2 – The Food

There are two other major U.S. music fests – Coachella (Palm Springs desert) and Bonnaroo (BF Egypt, Tennessee).  While Coachella might get the Hollywood stars and Bonnaroo’s campgrounds make for … Continue reading

August 16, 2011 · 5 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Neil Diamond

You knew this was coming …   What did you do last Friday night?  I was at the pool, drinking wine, and having a philosophical discussion on the nature of … Continue reading

August 5, 2011 · 4 Comments

Ann Arbor Rocks – Vinology

I’ve been to Vinology three times in the past couple of months and I’ve been meaning to post on it every time.  But usually one of two things derails me … Continue reading

August 4, 2011 · 7 Comments