Tag Archives: Molinara

A Couple of Forgotten Reds

With the longest thirty days in this year and still counting, people have had a chance to do some extra cleaning and straightening and it is probably still an ongoing endeavor, as so many people are still working from home.  … Continue reading

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Hard Choices for Our Entrées

Most restaurants have multiple entrée choices, but what happens when you go some place where they offer two distinct gourmet ethnic concepts.   I mean when you go to a steak house, you only have to choose from the different cuts … Continue reading

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A Gaja and an Amarone

I was finally at the last two wines for the tasting at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  I am always amazed at the caliber of fine wines that I get to taste when I am there, and I … Continue reading

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Changes at my Club

Almost every month I write about my dinner club and a wine that I find interesting to go with dinner. There are some months that I don’t mention the club, usually because the restaurant that the hosts pick have nothing … Continue reading

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Cantoro Italian Market & Trattoria

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and I guess you can say that I am old fashioned, because I can remember the old days when one went to the produce store, the butcher shop, the fish monger, bakery and milk … Continue reading

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The Italian Wines at the Culinary Extravaganza

I realize that I have been going on and on about the wines that were served at the Culinary Extravaganza 2015, but I have no choice. The selection was fantastic, compared to some of the years. Some years it felt … Continue reading

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Jazz in the Park

I saw a notice that there was going to be Jazz in the Park, in downtown Plymouth. I have written about Plymouth quite a bit, as it is a cute community with a very nice downtown area with a big … Continue reading

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A Dinner Party in Windsor

A friend in Canada is getting ready to sell his home, so he invited some people over for dinner before he moved. One forgets how much bother it seems to be to cross the border, when for years it was … Continue reading

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El Barzon in Detroit, Michigan

Just a little Northeast of where I grew up is a very unique restaurant that just packs them in.  I say unique because of the culinary offering; one side of the menu is true Mexican food and the other side … Continue reading

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La Trattoria Restaurant in Dearborn, Michigan

This was a delightful little restaurant right across the street from the City Hall of Dearborn, in what is referred to as East Dearborn.  It was always a busy place of good homemade pastas and a small, but nice menu … Continue reading

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