Category Archives: Dining

A Solemn Afternoon

“Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians” is inscribed on one of the walls at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. We did not tour that museum, but we did tour The Zekelman … Continue reading

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Another Run to Butter Run

The last time we were at Butter Run, I said that we would be back.  The name “Butter Run” is from the time the grandfather was asked to go buy some butter, and during that errand, he got side tracked … Continue reading

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With Ms. Yoga Back at Hyde Park

It was our last night with Ms. Yoga and it was only fitting that we went back to Hyde Park for our dinner, as she had introduced it to us in the first place.  Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse is based … Continue reading

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Cruising With Ms. Yoga

A day with Ms. Yoga is either spent shopping or wining and dining, and the latter was the unanimous vote.  It was a win, win decision as my wife surrendered her beautiful ladies wrist watch for a piece of plastic … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga Revisits The Earle

Years ago, just after The Wine Raconteur and his Bride, Ms. Yoga frequented The Earle; one of our favorite haunts, especially if we are in Ann Arbor.  She wanted to go there with us, and of course, how could we … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day 2023

I have a philosophy or maybe just a misguided thought, that whatever I do on New Year’s Day is what I will do the most of during the year.  Thankfully, whatever struck me on the eve, was out of my … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2022/2023

We had the daily double for the holiday, we were doing New Year’s Eve dinner and then everyone was coming back here the next day for a New Year’s Brunch.  I thin part of it was logistics, because it was … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2022

Another sister had volunteered her home for a Christmas brunch, it was the first Christmas without the Matriarch of the family and the sisters were all trying to test the waters to continue traditions.  Last year as in all the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve 2022

What by all rights in a proper setting, Christmas Eve would have been a totally joyous occasion, but with the Matriarch of my Bride’s family having passed away within the year, it was a day of observation and reflection.  As … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner with The Wine Raconteur, Jr. 2022 Part Two

While we were all enjoying our wonderful dinner with our hosts The Wine Raconteur, Jr. and his charming Bride, our host went and opened up another bottle of wine, while we were still nibbling away at all the food that … Continue reading

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