Tag Archives: Pinot Meunier

Going Out in Style

We were over due for a real date night and a fabulous dinner, so we went to Vertical in Downtown Detroit.  Vertical is located in the Harmony Park district of Downtown Detroit in a residential hotel, behind the Music Hall.  … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Place for Brunch

After booking the flight and the hotel, we booked this brunch, and it was mentioned often as we talked about the trip.  We were making a return trip to Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse.  Echo & Rig was the … 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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Mimosas Are for Sunday

 I think it was about twenty years ago, that we were told that we were going into a fifteen-day lockdown mode and it has been a roller-coaster ride ever since, my recollection of the time span may be off, but … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2020

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and the Fourth of July holds a very favorite feeling for everyone that I grew up with.  The area was a true melting pot of Detroit and everyone got along.  Independence Day was the … Continue reading

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A Fish Dinner at Rocky's

There are days when you can eat in, but you end up going out, just because you have been at home all day.  I am one of those people that never post on Social Media that we are at a … Continue reading

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Some Bubbles for the New Decade

Well Barbara Walters did not come out of retirement to say “Good evening, I am Barbara Walters and this is 2020.”  I think it would have been lost on the television viewing audience, but then I didn’t recognize anyone on … Continue reading

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Champagne Louis Roederer

I guess being retired and attending some wine tastings, like I do at the Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan is not a bad job.  Representatives from the Vintage Wine Company were pouring and discussing wines that they represent from … Continue reading

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An Armenian Trilogy

Some may think that The Lord of the Rings was dubbed in Armenian, but it is the name of symphonic opus that was written to remember and commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by the Turkish Ottoman Empire … Continue reading

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Brunch at Tivoli Village

While we are in Vegas visiting the family, we may not see The Strip, or any shows, but we do know that we want to have brunch at Echo & Rig.  The allure of Vegas has paled after all of … Continue reading

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