Monthly Archives: November 2014

Another Thanksgiving and a Surprise Ending

I think we had the biggest Thanksgiving dinner ever, and no we do not do a Norman Rockwell type of dinner. We had tables everywhere this time. There were tables and diners in the dining room, the living room, the … Continue reading

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A Circuitous Chardonnay

While we were having our dinner at the Ravens Club in Ann Arbor with my fellow Wine Blogger Oliver and his charming wife Nina we were witnessing a bottle of wine take a very unique trip. Of course with the … Continue reading

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The Ravens Club in Ann Arbor

“Once upon a midnight dreary…” is the first thought that crossed my mind, as I started to read the first of several reviews of this establishment in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. The reviews were all from fellow Bloggers that I … Continue reading

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Another Club Meeting at the Plymouth Crossing

The best laid plans of mice and men, as the old adage goes, I think of as I make plans for my dinner club meeting. I perform a certain service for the club, beyond the membership status, as a way … Continue reading

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Ciao Ristorante

I would venture to say that most people enjoy a good Italian meal; at least I know that I do. The city of Dearborn today is now known for having a large if not the largest population of residents from … Continue reading

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Evans Street Station

I think there is something that is still fascinating about firehouses. When I was a kid, my Father had a machine shop for one of the departments of the City of Detroit, and it was located in the complex that … Continue reading

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The Historic Holly Hotel

When I was a college student, there was always a chance that meeting someone that was not from the immediate area. I remember that happening once and I ended up on date in Holly, Michigan. Which back then required a … Continue reading

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The Farm House in Hazel Park, Michigan

I have mentioned several times that I belong to a dinner club and we meet at assorted restaurants around the Metro Detroit area. One of the requirements that we need is a room that will handle on the average of … Continue reading

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Carl’s Chop House

Was there ever a grander place to meet in the old days of Detroit? Carl’s Chop House was not glamorous, maybe when it first opened, but that was way before my time. It was that iconic destination for a business … Continue reading

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Chili and Chile

It was just one of those days, when it felt a bit chilly in the house. Working around the house trying to get some last minute chores done, before the onset of the winter weather and if you are a … Continue reading

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