Tag Archives: Amarone

Cantoro Italian Market & Trattoria

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and I guess you can say that I am old fashioned, because I can remember the old days when one went to the produce store, the butcher shop, the fish monger, bakery and milk … Continue reading

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Capo’s Restaurant & Speakeasy

Mulligan: All right, Charlie; that the joint? Toothpick Charlie: Yes, sir. Mulligan: Who runs it? Toothpick Charlie: I already told you. Mulligan: Refresh my memory. Toothpick Charlie: Spats Columbo. Mulligan: That’s very refreshing; what’s the password? Toothpick Charlie: “I’ve come … Continue reading

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IL Posto Ristorante

This was one of the original high powered Italian restaurants in the Detroit area, and it was geared to the expense account crowd.  The story I had heard was that a power business magnate was so impressed by this restaurant … Continue reading

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La Bistecca Revisited

Last night we met some friends that we have not seen in ages and we met again at La Bistecca.  We have had some wonderful evenings of dinner and wine with them at several venues, even once out in San … Continue reading

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The Last Night at Joey’s Stables in Delray/Detroit

Joey’s Stables was the restaurant in Delray, which was annexed to the city of Detroit in 1905.   Though most people thought of the Delray area as Hungarian, it was a melting pot of nationalities as they started on their quest … Continue reading

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Amarone della Valpolicella

A group of us had a couple of bottles of Capitel de’ Roari one night during dinner at the old Arriva Ristorante in Warren, Michigan.   The dinner was a classic spread of Italian dishes, from an antipasto salad and ending … Continue reading

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