Tag Archives: Graves

November 2020 Wine Club Wines

My local wine club, the Fine Wine Source just released the wines for November, and I am making sure that I write about them in a timely matter.  Having a wine shop in Livonia, I guess was a brave gesture, … Continue reading

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Mr. Lucky – Part Two

Some of you may have thought that my reference to the movie with this name, might be too arcane, so you might remember the television show with John Vivyan and Ross Martin; or you may just think that I have … Continue reading

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Four New Wines

I have to admit that there were more wines purchased at Elie Wine Company, but it was not from us. My Sister-in-Law was so amazed at the breadth of French wines offered in one location, that she decided to do … Continue reading

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The Botsford Inn

As I am getting material ready for one of my dinner club meetings, I remembered a place that was one of our former secretary’s favorite places to have a meeting on the west side. We would meet at the Botsford … Continue reading

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The Money Tree

I recently got into a conversation about the old days of downtown Detroit, and I am sure that it will not surprise my regular readers that eventually the topic of restaurants came up. We started to mention some of the … Continue reading

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We Are Going to “Chewing Gums”

Ciungan’s Shrimp House was a mainstay in the downriver area of Detroit for years. Though a lot of people thought it was a Chinese name, the family was Romanian and it was pronounced “Chun-gan,” but a lot of people that … Continue reading

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A Panoramic View at The Summit

Not long after I graduated from college, the Renaissance Center was completed which completely changed the landscape of Downtown Detroit. It is an imposing structure and everybody had to make a trip there, or maybe several, if they did not … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and the Red Cross

The noble organization known generically as the Red Cross was aided by some of the greatest chateaus of Bordeaux during the War to End All Wars, also known as World War One.  The human carnage that was rampant during the … Continue reading

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The London Chop House -The Original

Years ago when you said the London Chop House, it brought nods of respects.  It was the restaurant of Detroit and known across America.  It was in the basement, and it was dimly lit and it was the place.  The … Continue reading

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Graves and Graves Superieures

This district adjacent to the city of Bordeaux and the original area that the term Claret referred to, as it is older than the Medoc for winemaking and wineries.   This area is also known for making white wines as well … Continue reading

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