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Cuba, Day 2, Part 2: Old Plaza, San Francisco Plaza, El Templete Restaurant

It’s time for us to return to Cuba and continue our exploration of the once largely forbidden (to US citizens, anyway) now somewhat accessible island. Valeria and I traveled with Ross Halleck of Halleck Vineyard […]

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Cuba, Day 2, Part 1 Plaza de Armas, Cathedral Square, Mercaderes Street

It’s time for us to head back to Cuba, so we can continue to explore its history, people, music and food. In my first blog in this series, I gave an overall introduction to the trip […]

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Cuba Day 1, Part 2: Viva la Revolución!

Let’s continue our travels in Cuba, shall we? We began this series of blogs with an Introduction, started diving into the details in Part 1, then stopped for lunch at El Aljibe. It had already […]

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A Taittinger Champagne Dinner at Sepia

I love Champagne. Real Champagne. Capital “C” Champagne from the region of the same name in France. To my taste, almost all of the great wines that France has given the world have been equaled […]

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Martini Bar, Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago

I am a foodie. When I go out to dinner, I love ★★★ Michelin restaurants, 12-course tasting menus, and a different fine wine with each course. But not always. Sometimes Valeria and I just want to […]

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Pete’s Coney Island II, Lake Orion MI, October 2015

Most of my restaurant reviews are for pretty high-end restaurants. There is a reason for that. I love to cook and am quite happy making dinner at home most every night. When I go out, […]

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GT Fish & Oyster Bar, September 2015

I can’t believe it has been over year since our last visit to GT Fish & Oyster Bar. Surely you all remember the amazing blog article I wrote about it then. It’s a terrific place […]

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