Best Kept Jackson Restaurant Secrets Exposed

August 5, 2014 by  
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For a medium-sized town, Jackson has a lot of restaurants. In fact, it’s been said that Jackson has a very high restaurant per capita ratio. We Jacksonians love to go[...]

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Dearborn’s Giulio and Sons Offers Tasty Vegetarian Options

August 4, 2014 by  
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Our dinner group, with Chefs Vera and MillsAt times, being a vegetarian has its challenges. For example, when eating out I am sometimes underwhelmed by the vegetarian options available at certain restaurants. On the other hand, one of the things I love…

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[Commentary] Having a (Negative) Opinion

June 12, 2014 by  
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Something fascinating is currently happening to me right now. I’m in the midst of a backlash for sending out a tweet that was honest and opinionated. This blog has been around for about 5 years now. In that time, we’ve …

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[Interview] Michael Ruhlman

June 5, 2014 by  
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Michael Ruhlman is a respected food writer and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Recently he took time to chat with us about his upcoming dinner at Forest Grill, his collaboration on the books Charcuterie and Salumi with Michigan …Co…

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[The Garden Party 2014] John D Bistro

June 4, 2014 by  
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Our second preview of The Garden Party takes us to Ferndale’s John D Bistro to check in with Executive Chef Scott Breazeale. He has been with John D for about a year now, so this will be his first Garden Party. …Continue Reading »

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[The Garden Party 2014] Big Rock Chophouse

May 28, 2014 by  
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It’s that time of year again! Year after year, we are always honored to be a media sponsor of The Garden Party. Not only is a The Garden Party a culinary showcase and an opportunity to taste wines from all …Continue Reading »

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[UK Tour 2014] BrewDog Glasgow & Edinburgh

May 19, 2014 by  
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BrewDog was started by two men and a dog back in April 2007. Sick of the beer that was dominating the UK market, they decided to brew their own. In my experience over the last two weeks, much of UK …Continue Reading »

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Ron’s Rib Cage

May 8, 2014 by  
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Former rib joint in this rather opulent art deco store front.

“The African Amalgamation of Ubiquity” – a lot of word salad for a tripped out mural with everything from Colman Young to black Egyptians.

A couple planes glidi…

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[Photo Essay] Dinner at Due Venti

April 25, 2014 by  
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I’m not fond of the moniker “hidden gem.” However,  I’m going to break my dislike of the term to talk about Due Venti in Clawson. Clawson is nestled between Troy and Royal Oak and is close to Birmingham and Ferndale. …Con…

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[Chowzter] Buddy’s Pizza nominated for Tastiest Fast Feast on Earth

April 17, 2014 by  
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A few months back, I accepted a position as Detroit’s Chief Chowzter. I have been pretty quiet up until now.  In a week I leave for London to attend the Chowzter awards. It is with great excitement that I will …Continue Reading »

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