Tag Archive for food

Pairing the Mitten

Foodies Unite!   For the foodie in you, here’s a show-stopping event at one of Detroit’s architectural gems, to keep that festive season going full-swing. Pairing The Mitten Fox Theatre Wine & Dine with Michigan Inspired Culinary Fare January 15, 2014 6pm Website excerpt: “Strolling Michigan inspired wine dinner featuring food and wines indigenous to…

Birmingham Restaurant Week!

In the mood for great food?…  Always! Then you certainly want to attend… Birmingham Restaurant Week Birmingham Jan. 28-Feb. 1 and Feb. 4-8, 2013 Website excerpt: “Treat yourself to delicious menu items at discounted prices during Birmingham’s popular Restaurant Week event. Enjoy three-course lunches for $15 and three-course dinners for $30! Many of Birmingham’s finest…

Weekend Fun–Jan. 4th!

The First Weekend of the New Year offers Great Food, Fun, Laughter and more…!   Get Your Blues On! Anti-Freeze Blues Festival Magic Bag 22920 Woodward (north of 9 Mile Rd.) Ferndale Jan.4-5, 2013 19th Annual Anti-Freeze Blues Festival Featuring Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown, Larry McCray. http://www.themagicbag.com/     Get Your Laugh On! Chucked…

International Festival

A Little Taste of the World This weekend, the city of Southfield will host an all-time family favorite event, the… International Festival Southfield Pavilion 26000 Evergreen (north of Ten Mile Rd.) Enjoy  Music, Dance, the Bazaar and  Food from around the world. “The International Festival is a fun, affordable and enriching event for the entire…

Tailgating Tips From a Pro at Westborn Market

There’s always a big game going on within an hour or so of Metro Detroit – the Lions, the Wolverines, the Eagles, the Spartans, and don’t forget the Warriors from that little school down in the heart of the D. And with those big games comes along some serious tailgating. “I really like the football…

I need a hero

The  Sopranos  was one of my all time favorite shows. Great acting, dialogue….and eating! I mean, when they weren’t whacking people, Tony and the guys were quite the foodies. Yes, Paulie was kinda squeamish over the squid ink pasta–he’s strictly a red gravy (wise) guy. But Carmela with her famous baked ziti, Tony, the rest…

Pete’s in Ferndale serves upscale deli and more

We stopped by  Pete’s Place Broadway Cafe  for lunch this weekend. Off the beaten path, down Woodward Heights in Ferndale, this nondescript diner from the outside suddenly becomes a slightly upscale eatery on the inside. Owner Pete Mel transformed a long-closed Coney Island into a place of his own, melding the flavors of a couple…

Buying Smart Groceries not Gross-eries!

I thought I would share some quick fit tips to help you on your grocery grabbin’ journey so that you are fueling your kitchen with healthy , NOT FATTENING foods that your bodies will thank me for later, so keep on reading and try and use these tips the next time you go shopping, of…

Satisfy Your Hunger With Savory Salads

It’s been a couple of weeks since the month of holiday feasts. The lights and garland are gone but the cornbread stuffing and Christmas cookies are hanging around the midsection. Salad, you say? But … but … but … what about the heartiness and flavor we crave during these dark, cold months? Try combining a…

Vegan Holiday Dishes

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Vegan Virgin? Now’s a good of a time as any to try an inventive spin on your  holiday dinner. You don’t have to sulk about missing out on the Honeybaked ham or the fried turkey.   There are taste worthy, meat-less dishes that will satisfy even the most carnivorous among us. Test the waters with…