The Food and Wine Hedonist

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The Wine Cellar Opening

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about how I had the opportunity to try out some of Paul Mas’ terrific wines.  In the post I mentioned that I invited The Sicilian, … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 8 Comments


The Sicilian had a little shindig right before Christmas to celebrate the grand opening of their newly-finished basement, dubbed “the parent cave.”  I knew it was going to be beautiful, … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 25 Comments

Scallops and Pork Belly Recipe

Well, summer’s over.  And I’m not so happy about.   Ok, I’m downright pissed. A little over a month ago The Sicilian hosted that ridiculously awesome end-of-summer dinner to bid adieu … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · 25 Comments

I Never Will Forget Those Nights, I Wonder If It Was a Dream

Nobody on the road, Nobody on the beach. I feel it in the air, The summer’s out of reach. (“The Boys of Summer,” Don Henley)  best dinner ever Here it … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · 31 Comments

Is Breaking and Entering Still a Crime?

Those in the blogging community can attest to the concept of a “blog friend” and that there are two ways to make them.  First, because of similar interests, you come … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Our Fundraiser for Boobies

Boom Boom made it through the Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk this past weekend!  Physically, there were only a couple blisters and really tired legs to deal with.  Like many … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 23 Comments

Michigan Beer Fest 2013!

Last Friday was the Michigan Brewers Guild’s Summer Beer Festival for 2013.  (For background, check out my post from 2012.) Just earlier that morning, I wrote the following in this … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 14 Comments

Ann Arbor Bloggers Meet-Up at The Last Word

We recently had our second meet-up of local Ann Arbor food and drink bloggers.   A few months ago, I posted about the idea and sent an open invitation to anyone interested.  … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 23 Comments

How to get ten cute girls to go out to dinner with you, (even if you are a pathetic lifelong loser)

Hey y’all, Hedonist here.  Last December I put out an open invitation for guest posts and, so far, we had Girl Crush: Zooey Deschanel and White Parent Raps Gotta Stop.  … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 17 Comments

Ultimate Aquariums!

On Friday, October 12th, the world will know the awesomeness that is my best friend from high school – Mojo.  He and his buddy Nic are the two masterminds of … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 10 Comments