Tag Archives: Brut

Bellflower and Gruner Veltliner

We recently tried a new restaurant that opened in Ypsilanti. Michigan.  Ypsilanti is a rather unique city that lives in the shadow of Ann Arbor, even though there is a university in Ypsilanti as well.  The name is pronounced as … Continue reading

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Some Bubbles for the New Decade

Well Barbara Walters did not come out of retirement to say “Good evening, I am Barbara Walters and this is 2020.”  I think it would have been lost on the television viewing audience, but then I didn’t recognize anyone on … Continue reading

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The Wall Came to Livonia

Even though Vietnam started affecting the United States in 1955, it wasn’t until years later that it really took its toll.   I remember when they brought back the lottery for the draft and it was my birthday that was the … Continue reading

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The Village

Officially it is The Village at Grand Traverse Commons and I really wanted to see this place and perhaps get a bite to eat, before a few more wine tastings, I mean sometimes I really have tunnel-vision or so it … Continue reading

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Brunch at Tivoli Village

While we are in Vegas visiting the family, we may not see The Strip, or any shows, but we do know that we want to have brunch at Echo & Rig.  The allure of Vegas has paled after all of … Continue reading

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Brunch at Echo & Rig

“A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz.” – Humphrey Bogart Those are the words that greets you on the window as you approach Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse at Tivoli Village, and from … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Vegas

If one has never been to Las Vegas the bright lights are almost a Siren call for all of the glitter that is there.  Alas, for me that Siren has long been silenced from all of the years of going … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop?

I had some errands to take care of, as it has been a hectic couple of weeks and I thought I would stop by The Fine Wine Source in Livonia to take a look around. I immediately greeted the owner … Continue reading

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Brunch at Beverly Hills Grill

After wine shopping we had really worked up an appetite and this was going to be our last meal with my Sister-in-Law before she went home. We went to the restaurant that is known in the metro area as the … Continue reading

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Café Cortina

Well I have to announce that I am another year older, but probably not any wiser. One of the questions that I received is where would you like to go for your dinner? I mean in the Metro Detroit area … Continue reading

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