Monthly Archives: February 2014

Pontchartrain Wine Cellars

As I was looking at my collection of matchbooks, I looked at a place that was legendary when I was a kid.  Most of the fine restaurants were still located in Downtown Detroit, and since I went to school Downtown, … Continue reading

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Gaucho Steak House

I recently had dinner with some friends at Gaucho Steak House.  I believe that they were the first of the South American style eateries, in the Detroit area, where they bring the food on skewers and carve the meat off … Continue reading

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Bigalora Cucina

The other night we met with our Son and his Fiancé for dinner at Bigalora Cucina.  If the restaurant sounds familiar, I have mentioned it before as Pizzeria Biga, which was the name of the restaurant when they had two … Continue reading

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Windows in Traverse City

As I was looking at some of the mementos that I keep, there was a generic blank white matchbook that I had inscribed Windows/Traverse City 6/7/95.  I smiled because I remembered the dinner we had there.  We had gone on … Continue reading

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