Tag Archives: Shiraz

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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One Up, One Down

There I was just finishing tasting two different white wines, when my Bride walked in to D. Vine Fine Wines to see if she had been missing out on my occasional trips. She was doing some volunteer work and she … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2017

Another Father’s Day has passed and the traditional day is celebrated where the honoree goes out into the backyard and displays his culinary technique on the barbeque. As you may have ascertained, I am not one of those fathers, though … Continue reading

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A Gift from Vegas

In case anyone gets nervous and thinks they are a long-lost relative I did not win at the casinos. Actually, this was the first time that I had ever been to Las Vegas where I did not go to The … Continue reading

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Ill at Ease

If you haven’t noticed, we like to go out to eat, especially with friends. One night we went with some friends to a restaurant that they enjoyed and immediately I felt like a fish out of water. I am not … Continue reading

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Holland, Michigan

Another place in Michigan that I had never been to, on the west side of the state. We got in late in the afternoon, because of the board meeting that we attended on the east side of the state, so … Continue reading

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Steak and Ale

The same day that I had picked up an old matchbook we ended up driving past the old Steak and Ale restaurant, and I was glad to see that someone had finally bought the building and brought it back to … Continue reading

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Zorba Meets Menopause

The Great White Way is most fortunate for losing a potential thespian, when I was in college, one of the plays that I performed in was Zorba, and they were wise to cast me as the villain and I only … Continue reading

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Two for the Heart

As much as I like to try different restaurants, there are times when we just need to go have a quick meal. There are plenty of places that I guess can fulfill this need, but how can one go wrong … Continue reading

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Jeremy Restaurant & Bar

Thankfully for the list of the Detroit Restaurants of the Year, to spark my memory banks and allow me to utilize the “Way-back Machine,” so that I can remember going to Jeremy Restaurant & Bar. It is not because we … Continue reading

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