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Mélange–a second review

Mélange–a second review

I never learn. Dominick’s had THE best sangria. Dominick’s has great pizza. So why do I ever depart from that? Well, I didn’t depart from the sangria on Friday night. Trust me, I ordered a voluminous mason jar of it. But why, oh why, do I ever order food at Dominick’s? It is relentlessly borderline … Continue reading

Artini 2013

Artini 2013

Hey friends! I’m so excited to tell you about my participation in this year’s Artini! Artini is an annual event organized by, and fundraiser for, the Ann Arbor Art Center, at which participants engage in a Martini Crawl around downtown Ann Arbor. I also attended Artini Martini Crawl 2012, last year! This year there were … Continue reading

Beef Carnitas Tacos

Beef Carnitas Tacos

How does this plate look? Not too shabsters, methinks. Saturday I made Beef Carnitas, using beef stew meat, seasonings, and Cooking Light’s recipe, which involved an hour and a half of low-and-slow simmering in my French oven. After 90 minutes of simmering, I achieved tender, falling-apart chunks of beef. I did run a knife through … Continue reading

Artini Martini Crawl 2012

Artini Martini Crawl 2012

This past Friday evening, for the first time, I partook in the Ann Arbor Art Center’s annual fundraiser – Artini Martini Crawl! The event tickets we purchased provided six drink tickets that could be redeemed at any of the eight different downtown establishments, between 7:00-10:00 PM, including: Babs’ Underground Black Pearl Café Felix La Dolce … Continue reading

Mélange Review

Mélange Review

I am the queen Princess of Groupon! Obsessed! This week, I bought a Groupon to use at Mélange, which included, for a set price: Two entrees (up to a $32 value each) Two desserts (up to a $3 value each) Two glasses of house wine, two glasses of beer, a bottle of beer for two, … Continue reading