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

Grilled Pizza Adventure

Grilled Pizza Adventure

Have you guys ever tried making grilled pizza? I had not until last weekend. I don’t think the idea had ever occurred to me until I watched season three of Girls on HBO last January and Marnie was whining that, “We bought the ingredients to make grilled pizzas, and we were going to make grilled … Continue reading

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

I’m so happy to share this delightfully summery recipe with you today from Cooking Light! I will forever stand by my declaration that summer food truly is the best food! Sure, big warm pots of soup soups, hearty stews, and casseroles will always be comforting in the winter, and pumpkins and apples are the delight … Continue reading