Monthly Archives: February 2016

Malbec with Veal

I had another session with my dinner club and we went to one of our favorite haunts. We went to The Courthouse Grille in Plymouth, and I have given the history of this restaurant before. My dinner club has by … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Open That Bottle Night

I am positive that there will be some spectacular bottles of wine being bandied about on Twitter the last Saturday night of February. That evening has become known as “Open That Bottle Night” and was created by Dorothy Gaiter and … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

The February Birthdays

Once a month I write about the curious way we celebrate birthdays. Since there are so many in the family, it would become rather onerous on everyone to have several different parties to attend each month, so we combine them … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Margarita Day

I grew up in Southwest Detroit which is now referred to as Mexican Town, but it wasn’t always that way. Yes, I know that I write about wines, but when I am enjoying Mexican cuisine, I tend to drink Margaritas. … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Night of Pizzas

I think that most people like eating pizza, and that particular industry has flourished. When I was growing up, one went to a pizzeria and ate at the restaurant, but then it blossomed into a major fast-food business and most … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

National Drink Wine Day

National Drink Wine Day is celebrated on the eighteenth of February and I think it sounds like a grand reason to celebrate. Now before anyone accuses me of proselytizing questionable morals, let me say that the last thought of wine … Continue reading

Posted in Wine | Leave a comment

Celebrating Ninety Years

Ninety years is quite the milestone of any celebration, and when one is talking about a life, it is truly remarkable. We just celebrated that milestone for my Mother-in-Law and what a grand turn-out, it was. She was one of … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment