Slurping Turtle–Ann Arbor

Slurping Turtle–Ann Arbor

Slurping Turtle has been open in Ann Arbor for about one year now, but I finally just made it in. Chef Takashi Yagihashi is renowed for his Chicago restaurants, and has also appeared on Food Network’s Iron Chef and Iron Chef Masters. I’ll admit I considered visiting previously (and was excited to do so), but … Continue reading

A-MAIZ-ing

A-MAIZ-ing

I’m here today simply to reiterate my love of MAIZ Mexican Cantina, located in Ypsi’s Depot Town. Our most recent visit cemented our love for MAIZ’s a-MAIZ-ing food. Definitely my favorite Mexican food in the area. I had a hand-shaken strawberry lemonade and shared order of Queso Fundido (half-off during happy hour!) to start, featuring … Continue reading

A Fresh Look at Mediterrano

A Fresh Look at Mediterrano

Thank you all for the kind comments on our big announcement in my last post. Your kind words are appreciated! A couple weeks ago, I made a return visit to Ann Arbor’s Mediterrano restaurant for the first time since 2010. Our first and only previous dining experience was fine, and I did post a quick … Continue reading

Tempeh Reuben with The Brinery’s Products

Tempeh Reuben with The Brinery’s Products

Recently I was contacted by the folks at the local company The Brinery about trying out their latest product. The Brinery specializes in all things preserved and fermented – pickles, kimchi, sauerkraut, sriracha, and now, tempeh. What is tempeh you ask? Tempeh is a meat-free protein that is a favorite of many vegetarians and vegans … Continue reading

Valentine’s Brunch, Creatures, and Fondue

Valentine’s Brunch, Creatures, and Fondue

You know, I think my favorite brunch spot in Ann Arbor is Nick’s. The whole experience is usually quite solid – their menu offers both brunch favorites (Western Omelet or Blueberry Pancakes) as well as some unique dishes (Bacon Waffle or Sweetie Pie Skillet layered with sweet potato tots) that always satisfy, the prices are … Continue reading

Lucky’s Market to Open in Ann Arbor

Lucky’s Market to Open in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor has a new grocery store in town! The Grand Opening Day Celebration of Lucky’s Market is this upcoming Wednesday, February 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM; however, I got a sneak peek of the store tonight at their Friends and Family Night. I’ve been excited about the opening of Lucky’s Market for months now … Continue reading