Tag Archives: Rondinella

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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Changes at my Club

Almost every month I write about my dinner club and a wine that I find interesting to go with dinner. There are some months that I don’t mention the club, usually because the restaurant that the hosts pick have nothing … Continue reading

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Magdaleno

It was in the midst of the third day of retailing while the Wyandotte Art Fair was progressing and the store was running on extended hours for the event, maintaining the hours of the fair.  By this point, my old … Continue reading

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Cantoro Italian Market & Trattoria

I grew up in Southwest Detroit and I guess you can say that I am old fashioned, because I can remember the old days when one went to the produce store, the butcher shop, the fish monger, bakery and milk … Continue reading

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