Tag Archives: Italy

Mother’s Day 2022

It is a holiday that is popular and celebrated around the world.  It is also a day that seems to get more chaotic each year, as we try to make plans.  For restaurants, it is a powerhouse of a holiday, … Continue reading

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We Went to the Cinema

I don’t know how movie houses were treated elsewhere, they were under lockdown for about a year, and we got kind of used to not seeing any movies.  I mean my Bride started doing “binge” watching almost anything that was … Continue reading

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April 2022 Club Selections

I was going to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, for two reasons.  One was to pick up a case of wine that is becoming one of our new “go-to” wines and also to pick up … Continue reading

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Easter Eve 2022

I created a faux pas, or perhaps a total sin, but I can’t be totally to blame, at least in my mind.  My Bride was a sponsor for her niece who was finally finishing her rites and at the same … Continue reading

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Two from Livio Felluga

While I was doing a wine tasting with an Instagram blogger at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, we had a chance to try another two wines that were not on the original curated wine … Continue reading

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A Toscana and an Amarone

For a fellow that grew up drinking and eating Italian cuisine, there are times when I get totally spoiled, actually I get spoiled a lot, at my local wine shop The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I was actually … Continue reading

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One From Sicily and One From Tuscany

It is always an enjoyable time when I am doing a wine tasting at The Fine Wine Source and this time with an Instagram blogger that I have finally had a chance to meet.  Life has a way of getting … Continue reading

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Brunch at the Townhouse

We were wandering around in Birmingham, Michigan a very nice suburb in the Detroit area that has a nice downtown area for shopping, dining and hotels.  Actually, the trip was for me, instead of my Bride, as I did have … Continue reading

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Two Potential for the Cellar

When I stop at my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan, I am always hoping to find our next go-to wine.  I am also looking at wines for cellar potential, but my Bride keeps suggesting that … Continue reading

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An Eighteenth Birthday

Definitely not mine or my Bride’s, but one of our grandchildren and he had several false starts, before he selected the venue for this dinner.  I have to admit that it was a bit of an adventure for me, as … Continue reading

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