Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Rhapsody

Where I was born, and grew up there was a mix of different nationalities. The “borough” of Delray in Detroit was home to immigrants of Armenian, Hungarian, Italians and Polish descent and each group had their own church to further … Continue reading

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

I Like Italian

I guess a running theme that I tend to write about is Italy. I like Italian wines and I like Italian food. In my little ethnic ghetto that I grew up in in Southwest Detroit, beyond my own extended family … Continue reading

Posted in Dining, Wine | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Label Made Me Think of Pizza

I have been going through all of my wine labels of wines past and sorted them by decades, and I think that I need a life. Writing this blog has altered some of my pack rat status into new avenues. … Continue reading

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

Marilyn and Shamrocks

Everyone tries to keep in touch with former schoolmates. There is something comforting about the old days, call it nostalgia or just a longing for what seemed a simpler time. I think that is why school reunions in any form … Continue reading

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

Vinsetta Grill

We recently had a chance to have dinner with our Son and his wife and we tried to choose a location that was between us geographically. We chose Vinsetta Grill and all we met there from our different routes. They … Continue reading

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

MWWC#30: Obscure

It is hard to believe that we are at the thirtieth Monthly Wine Writers Challenge, an exercise to make us write out of our usual box. The last winner was Shez of The Epicurious Texan and her distinct honor was … Continue reading

Posted in Monthly Wine Writing Challenge, Wine | 4 Comments

The Caller at Maru

Just when I think The Caller has disappeared, he sends me a couple of text messages to let me know that he is having a grand time without us. We don’t get a chance to be with them as often … Continue reading

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