Tag Archives: Parellada

Covides Gran Gesta Brut Reserva Cava

Sunday has become a true day of rest, unless Mother Nature decides to bring more of that white stuff around here.  I am getting worn out, even with the use of a snow blower keeping the sidewalks and driveway clean, … Continue reading

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The Night Before St. Valentine’s Day

Since St. Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday this year and we were both itching to go out somewhere.  I suggested a restaurant that we have been to several times before and my Bride decided to have our Son’s family … Continue reading

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A Traditional Father’s Day

Another Father’s Day has passed and I did not receive a tie and I also didn’t barbecue.  For years, when I was in the men’s apparel business, ties were always a go-to item for the day, but since I was … Continue reading

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Brunch at Beverly Hills Grill

After wine shopping we had really worked up an appetite and this was going to be our last meal with my Sister-in-Law before she went home. We went to the restaurant that is known in the metro area as the … Continue reading

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Café Cortina

Well I have to announce that I am another year older, but probably not any wiser. One of the questions that I received is where would you like to go for your dinner? I mean in the Metro Detroit area … Continue reading

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Sonoma Brunch

Brunch is an often-maligned term, a cross between breakfast and lunch. I shudder when I think of a buffet line as it is something that just makes me uncomfortable. I prefer a nice meal that is a juxtaposition of the … Continue reading

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Wine and Architecture

I think that as I get older, I have become a tourist. Years ago I never really did much sightseeing and that is starting to change. I live not far from one of the finest collections of historical buildings in … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Wines

Mrs. Wine Raconteur Jr. was having a birthday celebration and we were invited to the party. It was great to see her and her husband the Wine Raconteur Jr., but we also got a chance to spend some time with … Continue reading

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A Sunday Dinner

Some friends stay friends forever. This is a dinner party of such friends. My Bride has stayed in touch with some of her friends from elementary school right through high school. A couple of them have moved over a couple … Continue reading

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The Ravens Club in Ann Arbor

“Once upon a midnight dreary…” is the first thought that crossed my mind, as I started to read the first of several reviews of this establishment in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. The reviews were all from fellow Bloggers that I … Continue reading

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