The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Chicago Gets Hedonized, Part 1

I went to Chicago recently. I know what you’re thinking – I’m from there and I’ve made it a point to mention Chicago when I can.  So what’s the big … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Avocado Menace

So it seems the simple avocado is right up there with malaria and Pablo Escobar as a major threat to humankind. Recently Tim Gurner, an Australian real estate mogul, said … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · 9 Comments

Food for Commoners: Red Lobster

I’m still waiting for Food Network, Travel Network, Bravo – heck, even QVC – to call me about my show idea.  That’s the one where I’d have major foodies like … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 18 Comments

My Modern Family

Although the show’s been on for many years, we only started watching Modern Family a year or so ago.  But since then, not only have we stayed current with new … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 8 Comments

Happy Holidays or Whatever

It’s been a while since I’ve written a music post and even longer while since I’ve written about the Holidays.    Yes, I said “Holidays.”     This weekend is … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · 5 Comments

Cookies and Clowns

I have a lot of silly little quirks and minor phobias, just like everyone else.   But there’s one thing that that really scares me.   CLOWNS.   So you can imagine my … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Kansas

Last Saturday, after a couple hours of yard work, I found myself glued to the couch.  It wasn’t so much that I was exhausted.   Rather, I was mesmerized by YouTube … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 5 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

What the Summer Olympics were Missing

I’m getting bummed that the Olympics are almost over.   Not only have I enjoyed watching the actual games, I love all the story lines.  Like, would Michael Phelps and … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · 10 Comments

Oliver’s Brother’s Pizza Monster

My good friend and fellow Ann Arbor blogger Oliver aka “The Winegetter” was over at our house for dinner one night.    He hails from Germany and, since Boom Boom’s … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · 12 Comments
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