Jerusalem Garden Moved

Jerusalem Garden Moved

As you may have heard, Ann Arbor’s favorite Mediterranean restaurant, Jerusalem Garden, has moved from their tiny S Fifth Ave location to the former Seva location at 314 E Liberty St. We visited the day of their grand opening! The interior was been completely renovated and now features much more seating than their previous location, … Continue reading

Shatila Bakery-West Bloomfield

Shatila Bakery-West Bloomfield

I’ve been wanting to visit Shatila Bakery for ages, after seeing so many Instagram friends post pictures of their incredible looking pastries and baklava. Shatila Bakery is a Middle Eastern bakery with locations in both Dearborn and West Bloomfield. A couple weekends ago, the huz and I found ourselves in the relative vicinity of West … Continue reading

Breakfasts at Saline Downtown Diner

Breakfasts at Saline Downtown Diner

BBQ and Brunch! Saline Downtown Diner does both. Last summer I shared with you my BBQ experience at Saline Downtown Diner, aka Smoke BBQ. Offering a variety of tasty meats smoked on-site and homemade sides, SDD also offers BBQ during select hours and days of the week. Check out their website or give them a … Continue reading

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