Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Atheneum in Detroit

There is something about the glamour and mystique of old Las Vegas and any of the old casinos of yore.  Unfortunately the modern edifices of Lady Luck may have the glitz and the bells and whistles, the aura is different.  … Continue reading

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Vince’s in Detroit, Michigan

Contrary to the old saying, you can go back home again.  Though the neighborhood has changed as well as the store fronts, one of the old establishments of my youth has still prevailed.  This establishment is known as Vince’s.  When … Continue reading

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The Old Fish Market in Windsor, Ontario

My Bride and I were in downtown Windsor one day just making a day of it, shopping and acting like tourists.  We were getting hungry for a late lunch when we wandered into The Old Fish Market.  The outside did … Continue reading

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L’Auberge de la Bastille in Windsor, Ontario

This restaurant was owned by the same people as Ye Olde Steak House, but it was much more casual in atmosphere and it its cuisine.  I would say that L’Auberge de la Bastille was more of a bistro, before that … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Steak House in Windsor, Ontario

As I continue my memories of that far and exotic land of Canada, another fine restaurant was Ye Olde Steak House in Windsor, Ontario.  I have always felt that Canadian steakhouses have a different feel about them then their American … Continue reading

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La Guardia in Windsor, Ontario

Since I feel like being so continental and going to a foreign land, one restaurant memory recalls another.  One of my late Father’s favorite restaurants was La Guardia, which was located in downtown Windsor.  It was a charming Italian restaurant … Continue reading

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La Cuisine in Windsor, Ontario

Be it ever so humble there is no place like home and that describes La Cuisine in downtown Windsor, Ontario.  The restaurant was located on the second floor above a retail shop and was probably the original shop owners residence … Continue reading

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Trattoria Bruschetta

Trattoria Bruschetta appeared during the time that this appetizer seemed to be the new rage among restaurants.  This restaurant was at The Hotel Baronette in Novi which is a wonderful little continental style hotel that was built to cater to … Continue reading

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