Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Lounge Singer at The Roostertail

“I left my heart in San Francisco,” “Because of you,” ”Smile,” ”Stranger in Paradise,” “The shadow of your smile,” and “The good life” is some of the songs I think of, because Tony Bennett is coming to Detroit. Of course … Continue reading

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Charley’s Crab

“Chuck Muer restaurants, serving the good taste of America” is the slogan on the back of a match box, when restaurants wanted you to keep a memento of your dinner. The Chuck Muer restaurants are scattered around the Metropolitan Detroit … Continue reading

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A Panoramic View at The Summit

Not long after I graduated from college, the Renaissance Center was completed which completely changed the landscape of Downtown Detroit. It is an imposing structure and everybody had to make a trip there, or maybe several, if they did not … Continue reading

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The Sheik Restaurant

Many years ago, when I was fourteen I got my first job, working in the shadow of the Ambassador Bridge on Vernor Highway and Vinewood Street in Southwest Detroit. I remember it distinctly, because I was working for my Uncle … Continue reading

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Benmiller Inn

“Love is lovelier the second time around Just as wonderful with both feet on the ground” A remembrance of a get away to Benmiller Inn in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, while it seems to be oh so long ago, and then … Continue reading

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Some Notes on a Couple of Wines Tried

This is just a short note about a couple of bottles of wine that we tried. The first wine that we had was from the California Collection by Beringer Chardonnay 2010. This is a generic California Chardonnay by Beringer Vineyards … Continue reading

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Another Quick Dinner Out

There are nights when one has to eat, and the desire to create something is missing from the equation. That was the situation the other night when I got the message, to just have a quick bite and relax. We … Continue reading

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