Monthly Archives: September 2013

Everyone Gets Into the Act

Jimmy Durante used to say “Everybody gets into the act” when he was on a roll with comedy during one of appearances.  I thought of this, while I was writing about the Culinary Extravaganza 2013, as most of the restaurants … Continue reading

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More Grazing at the Culinary Extravaganza 2013

There is a kind of unwritten rule, that one should not write a blog article that is too long, hence I am writing a series of shorter articles, because there was so much to encounter and savor.  I also feel … Continue reading

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First Tastes from the Culinary Extravaganza 2013

As soon as we walked into the main room for the Culinary Extravaganza we encountered a table with a restaurant that I had not heard of.  The restaurant was The Stand in Birmingham, Michigan and try as I could; I … Continue reading

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Culinary Extravaganza 2013

The Culinary Extravaganza is a once a year fund raiser held by the Schoolcraft College Foundation to raise funds for a scholarship program for future chefs.  It is held at the schools Vis Ta Tech Center of the Waterman Wing … Continue reading

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“The Caller”

“The Caller” is a sobriquet that has been bestowed on a friend of mine, by another wine blogger.  He received this nickname for the times that I have written about his sending me questions about a wine to select at … Continue reading

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Possession

A passion for possession is what all wine drinkers have.  This is the theme of the Third Monthly Challenge among some of the wine blogs.  All wine lovers wish to possess wines with the thought of amassing a wine cellar … Continue reading

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Another Night at The Earle

I have written about this restaurant in downtown Ann Arbor before, but we were meeting some friends for dinner and this was a half way point for both of us.  The Earle is in the basement of a building just … Continue reading

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