BBQ at Saline Downtown Diner

BBQ at Saline Downtown Diner

Hey guys! It’s been a while since I ventured out of (my beloved) Ann Arbor and reviewed a restaurant in Saline. My most recent was my review of Detroit Dog Co. earlier this year (which reminds me… I need to make another trip there soon! Mmm, hot dogs.) Well, here is another review from Ann … Continue reading

Huevos Rancheros with Queso Fresco

Huevos Rancheros with Queso Fresco

What is the best way to use up a block of Queso Fresco? This was a question I recently had after I made Grilled Portobello Mushroom Tacos with Queso Fresco [shown below], and found myself with half of a block of the stuff. Queso Fresco is a mild and crumby Mexican cheese, somewhat similar to … Continue reading

Ginger Deli

Ginger Deli

Alert: I have a new favorite lunch spot!: Ginger Deli. I’ve eaten there, well, once… but I am totally hooked. Must return ASAP! Located near the corner of Liberty and Division Streets in Ann Arbor, Ginger Deli offers a walk-up window where visitors can get their Vietnamese cuisine fix. Grab yourself a take-away lunch, or … Continue reading

What I’ve Been Nomming Lately // August 10, 2014 Edition

What I’ve Been Nomming Lately // August 10, 2014 Edition

Dinners for the Last Two Weeks // July 27-August 9, 2014 Sunday, July 27: Italian Chopped Salad. This protein-packed salad (chickpeas, pepperoni, salami, turkey, cheese) makes deliciously satisfying dinner! Monday, July 28: Gingery Pork Meatballs with Noodles. This recipe just might be my favorite recipe find of 2014, guys. Tuesday, July 29: Baked Ginger-Garlic Chicken, … Continue reading

Isalita: Our Second Visit and Anniversary Dinner

Isalita: Our Second Visit and Anniversary Dinner

Hey friends! Hope you all had lovely weekends. I enjoyed quite a few fun activities this weekend, including our annual summer work gathering with fantastic food, as always. My plate was filled to the brim with fried chicken, BBQ’ed meats, creamy mac and cheese, grilled veggies (brussels sprouts, beets, sweet potatoes, squash, peppers, and the … Continue reading

Ann Arbor-Style Surf ‘n’ Turf

Ann Arbor-Style Surf ‘n’ Turf

As much as I love dining out, the huz and I have a few chef skillz up our sleeves (or so we like to think) which means we are capable of producing some pretty fantastic meals at home, too. For our wedding anniversary this year, we planned a “staycation” (much less epic than last year’s … Continue reading

Mr. Spots

Mr. Spots

Somehow I managed to earn my college degree at U-M without ever eating at Mr. Spots. A favorite to many college students for many years, Mr. Spots is best known for their chicken wings, waffle fries, and Philadelphia-style hoagies and steak sandwiches. I’ve also lived in Ann Arbor for ten years without really every properly … Continue reading

The Lunch Room

The Lunch Room

This summer I dined at an eatery that’s been on my to-try list for ages: The Lunch Room. The Lunch Room made its Ann Arbor dining scene debut in the form of a successful food cart at Mark’s Carts from 2011-2012. The following summer, the business expanded to its own brick and mortar restaurant in … Continue reading