Tag Archives: Cava

“Van Gogh in America”

“Van Gogh in America” celebrates the Detroit Institute of Art’s status as the first American museum to purchase a painting by the artist; and the hundredth anniversary of that purchase. The first American exhibit was in 1913 and not a … Continue reading

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Two Different Types of Bubbles

I do enjoy my trips to my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source, because I never know, what I may encounter.   I mean there are some days, when they text me, about a special tasting and other times, I … Continue reading

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Two Different Mimosas

There is just something civilized about having a Mimosa, perhaps it is just tweaking the nose of the people that say “a meal without wine is just breakfast.”  Now I know that some people disagree with me, as they are … Continue reading

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Going Out in Style

We were over due for a real date night and a fabulous dinner, so we went to Vertical in Downtown Detroit.  Vertical is located in the Harmony Park district of Downtown Detroit in a residential hotel, behind the Music Hall.  … Continue reading

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Covides Gran Gesta Brut Reserva Cava

Sunday has become a true day of rest, unless Mother Nature decides to bring more of that white stuff around here.  I am getting worn out, even with the use of a snow blower keeping the sidewalks and driveway clean, … Continue reading

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The Night Before St. Valentine’s Day

Since St. Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday this year and we were both itching to go out somewhere.  I suggested a restaurant that we have been to several times before and my Bride decided to have our Son’s family … Continue reading

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The Hotel Frankfort

After a couple good winery visits we were ready to check into a hotel and have dinner.   We planned on visiting wineries in the Leelanau Peninsula, because that would have us close to Frankfort, which I have written about several … Continue reading

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A Traditional Father’s Day

Another Father’s Day has passed and I did not receive a tie and I also didn’t barbecue.  For years, when I was in the men’s apparel business, ties were always a go-to item for the day, but since I was … 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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Sonoma Brunch

Brunch is an often-maligned term, a cross between breakfast and lunch. I shudder when I think of a buffet line as it is something that just makes me uncomfortable. I prefer a nice meal that is a juxtaposition of the … Continue reading

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