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Miami Eats: Nobu

Boom Boom’s Christmas gift to me was a nice little weekend getaway to Miami a couple weeks ago.  It was so great to escape the crappy Michigan winter and unwind … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · 8 Comments

Worst Meal Ever?

Americans suck.  No, I’m not going all Third World on you. More like I’m going all French on you. There’s a common misconception that the French hate all Americans and … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 24 Comments

Eataly Chicago

The bus I took to Chicago deposited me right smack downtown where I immediately realized that it was the day of the annual St. Patrick’s day parade.  The whole area … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 23 Comments

Colorado Adventures Part 4 – The First Chipotle

For those of you just tuning in, we went to Colorado in late February on a family ski trip. This is the final (I promise) installment of our adventures. So … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

Colorado Adventures Part 2 – Snow Trapped

Part 1 – Tourist Trapped We were scheduled to fly back home around dinner time on a Sunday.  When we booked the flights, I thought that we could get in … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 5 Comments

Summer Vacation 2012: Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in San Francisco

A friend of a friend recently asked me for food and lodging tips for a summer vacation to San Francisco, and I happily obliged. Having lived in S.F. for years … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · 16 Comments

Frenchifying the Pieholes

We had just come off a boat tour around Manhattan and decided to walk to the theater to catch Ghost – The Musical. I totally blew off didn’t have time to … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 11 Comments