Tag Archives: Rondinella

A Night at Andiamo

It was going to be the last night that we would see My Favorite Daughter, as all good things come to an end.  She was able to see some of the weather that she misses, since she lives in the … 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 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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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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My September Club Meeting

I have belonged to a dinner club since 1989, which may sound like a long time, but the club has been in existence for about 125 years.  In fact, when the City of Detroit was celebrating their 300’th birthday, we … Continue reading

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The First Night with Everyone

Here we were in Las Vegas and trying to find someplace that everyone would enjoy.  With the grandchildren getting older, there are all acquiring likes and dislikes about food, a rather common occurrence and one they could probably blame on … Continue reading

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“You Make Me Feel So Young”

“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” Is one of the most famous lines ever uttered by a Mafia Caporegime in cinema history. That line of dialogue brought uneasy laughter after watching a gangland killing in a Cadillac. How can one … Continue reading

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