Monthly Archives: September 2012

Harvey and Chandon

The first time I saw Rich Little was at the big room at the Riviera, backed with the biggest orchestra, even bigger than the singers had.   His opening act was Bernadette Peters and when she walked down the steps from … Continue reading

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A Day in Las Vegas

We just came back from a visit to Las Vegas to see two of our children and five of our grandchildren.  We always like to take the children to a museum or some place educational, as we are sure that … Continue reading

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Gene & Georgetti – Chicago

During one of my semi annual buying trips to Chicago, one of the vendors asked if I wanted to go to the private party his company hosted during the show in a private room at this acclaimed restaurant.  I told … Continue reading

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The Morel Mushroom Dinner – Five Lakes Grill – Milford, Michigan

Five Lakes Grill was this wonderful restaurant off the beaten path of Metro Detroit, located in downtown Milford, Michigan.  It is a charming downtown of several blocks with shopping, restaurants and taverns.  It was here that Brian Polcyn the Chef/Proprietor … Continue reading

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Les Amis du Vin and Harry Waugh

Les Amis du Vin is an American organization based in Austin, Texas and translates as The Friends of Wine.  A customer of mine was the Michigan director of this group, but I have lost touch with him, and I am … Continue reading

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A Commercial Wine Tasting Party at Home

About a year after I graduated from college I went with a group of friends to a “singles” exposition.   We had a grand old time, and I must have signed up for a company to come and have a wine … Continue reading

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The Whitney – Detroit – Cabernet Sauvignon

Ask any native Detroiter and he knew about the David Whitney building in downtown Detroit.   Most of the natives were not aware of the Whitney mansion only a couple of miles away near the campus of Wayne State University.  The … Continue reading

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