Tag Archives: Portugal

Valentine’s Day at Home

Sundays for the last year have been quiet stay at home days, of course for the last almost a year, every day has been a stay-at-home day.  Sundays have become rather structured, regardless if it is a holiday or not … Continue reading

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Two Harbingers of Spring

In between this winter weather, I still get a chance to get to my local wine shop the Fine Wine Source, even when it isn’t even time for a club selection.  I am getting antsy, just like the rest of … Continue reading

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Casa Pernoi

We just recently ate at Casa Pernoi, the latest restaurant from the creative mind of Luciano Del Signore, and I have sung his praises for years.  In fact, my Bride and I started going to the original Del Signore restaurant … Continue reading

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Ramos Pinto Lagrima

I thought I was all done with the tastings at The Fine Wine Source, but Vintage Wine Company had another wine to pull out of their sleeve.  Vintage Wine Company represents Maisons Marques & Domaines, originally the marketing arm for … Continue reading

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A Return to Capo’s

“Hey, what’s with the food around here? A kid comes up to me in a white jacket, gives me a Ritz cracker, and uh, chopped liver, he says, ‘Canapes’. I said, uh, ‘can of peas, my ass, that’s a Ritz … Continue reading

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Ms. Yoga in Chartreuse

I have to admit that for all of the years that I have known Ms. Yoga, Chartreuse is not her color.  She has gone through the shades of purple, pink and teal, but not Chartreuse, but we got her into … Continue reading

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Villa Marine Bar

While we were up in the wine country, we took a side excursion to another village that we have been to before. We went to Frankfort, Michigan which sits on the Betsy Bay. There is quite a marina just off … Continue reading

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Two Wines on a Humid Day

I look out at what is normally a busy main street that has been closed off to traffic for the Wyandotte Art Fair. I am not sure how art fairs thrive in other states, but Michigan is very pro-art fair, … Continue reading

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Le George

The metropolitan Detroit area is the home for the largest Middle Eastern population outside of the Middle East. Suffice it to say that there are plenty of Arabic style restaurants in the area. There is one in the area that … Continue reading

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U of M vs. Iowa

While I was attending my cousin’s son’s wedding, I received a message from my wayward friend The Caller. I never know when he is going to send me text messages, but it usually is interesting, non-the less. He and his … Continue reading

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