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

Last weekend was my birthday, yo.

Last weekend was my birthday, yo.

Last weekend was my birthday, yo. I did lots of cool stuff. Tin foil on the head like it ain’t no thang. Free Birthday-eve dinner at Mongolian Grill. They have kale on the veggie bar now, for the win. Loadin’ up on those green veggies. Birthday breakfast at McDonald’s. One of my greatest guilty pleasures … Continue reading

Cheesy Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Cheesy Spinach & Artichoke Dip

If you’ve been following this blog since last New Year’s Eve, or have browsed around at all, you might know that the huz and I have an annual New Year’s Eve tradition. And of course it involves food! Each year, on New Year’s Eve (or at least one day that week when we both have … Continue reading