Tag Archives: Maconnaise

Goodfellow’s

I know that most people when they see that word would immediately think of the 1990 film GoodFellas. I am also sure that was the thought behind the naming of an Italian restaurant that is right downtown in the Lake … Continue reading

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A Celebration of 35 Years

The other day found us going to a restaurant that I have often gone to with my dinner club, but as of that day, my Bride and I had not gone to together.  It is amazing that some how we … Continue reading

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National Chardonnay Day

Chardonnay is the wine that seems to be found everywhere and it may be just as popular as beer as a cold refreshing drink. One can find it in fine restaurants and it can be found in bowling alleys and … Continue reading

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A Few Great Memories

One of the great things about being on holidays is the chance to be a tourist and to learn and see new things. I have been going to Las Vegas for decades and one would think that by now, I … Continue reading

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Jim’s Garage

Years ago before the trend of converting service stations into theme restaurants, there was a great place to go that had an excellent location kitty-corner from the original Cobo Hall. It was Jim’s Garage, and they capitalized on Detroit being … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Crab House

I am getting ready to go for an overnight trip to Chicago, and I thought of the first time I went to the “Windy City” on a business trip as a buyer.  I was traveling with the owner and we … Continue reading

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Boodles Restaurant Revisited

This has been a favorite restaurant of my Bride and me for years, and they tout themselves as “Where East Meets West.”  This cinder block façade building, while bland on the exterior has a great interior, but even better than … Continue reading

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Maconnaise and Pouilly-Fuisse

Now a final overview of the last area of Southern Burgundy, the Maconnais, which centers around the village of Macon.   This area produces red, white and rose wines that are not remarkable, but not of poor quality either.  They are … Continue reading

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