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Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

To this day, I marvel at the concept of having a Norman Rockwell style Thanksgiving dinner.  I never encountered it growing up, but then I guess Norman Rockwell didn’t grow up with Armenians who believe that there may not be … Continue reading

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Two Napa Reds

I was on a roll at Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan tasting some great wines and all because I was picking up my monthly club selection.  With the advent of the Coravin System, wine shops must be doing a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve dinner was at our house, and probably the best thing that could happen that morning was that I had to work. There were going to be enough cooks in the kitchen and I would not be impeding any … Continue reading

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The July Birthdays

As I have written before we get together once a month to celebrate all the birthdays in the families at one time. It is more economical and convenient to just have one big party each month and it has become … Continue reading

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Lilly’s – A Kentucky Bistro

Out in one of the boroughs of Greater Louisville went to a very fine restaurant called Lilly’s.  It is on Bardstown Road, and there are a number of fine dining establishments and taverns in this area.   Lilly’s calls themselves … Continue reading

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Opus One Restaurant in Detroit, Michigan

You know that a restaurant will be stellar when they name themselves after a great wine, because they know that comparisons will be forthcoming.  Opus One, the restaurant, is a third generation of restaurateurs, so there is plenty of experience … Continue reading

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“Second Labels” from Great Wineries

When I was discussing the Classifications of the Medoc, I attempted to show how one go down a rung or more in the ladder of each Commune and find an excellent wine.  Now I am going to discuss what is … Continue reading

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