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The Park Shelton

After going to the Detroit Institute of Arts we walked across the street to have dinner at Chartreuse restaurant in the legendary Park Shelton. This was a hotel back in the day, famed for having Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo … Continue reading

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A Nice Dinner in Wyandotte

Every now and then the Gods look down on us mere mortals and smile. Sometimes with busy work schedules and time constraints, it is not always easy to meet and have dinner, without a lot of extra driving around; and … Continue reading

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Two French Wines

While my Brother-in-Law and I were still strolling around Elie Wine Company searching for some more wines, we had the chance to chat with Elie some more and he is a font of wine knowledge, especially about the wines of … Continue reading

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The Farm House in Hazel Park, Michigan

I have mentioned several times that I belong to a dinner club and we meet at assorted restaurants around the Metro Detroit area. One of the requirements that we need is a room that will handle on the average of … Continue reading

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The Rhinoceros

The Rhinoceros is a restaurant that I only went to once, and it was a hot place for years, maybe I was too young to appreciate it and what they were doing. It was in Downtown Detroit, in what was … Continue reading

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Sparky Herberts

I remember hearing years ago from people that I respected, that restaurants don’t survive in Grosse Pointe, because everyone belongs to clubs. I know that is not really true, but it was a belief that was bandied about, and to … Continue reading

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Maconnaise and Pouilly-Fuisse

Now a final overview of the last area of Southern Burgundy, the Maconnais, which centers around the village of Macon.   This area produces red, white and rose wines that are not remarkable, but not of poor quality either.  They are … Continue reading

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