Posts tagged: wine

Food Adventure // Reserve

I’m going to tell you guys something that I think only you will understand. One of the first things I did for the New Year was make a list of places I wanted to eat in 2012. With the help of a new-to-me Detroit blog, Eat it Detroit, I quickly managed to make a list of 10 places in the metro Detroit area and 3 places in Grand Rapids. One of the Grand Rapids spots is Reserve. Their unique menu, local ingredients and extensive wine list pushed it to the top of the list. Grand Rapids is 2 hours or so… Continue reading

Travel // California Trip 2011 – Part 2

Click here to read part 1! Wednesday Sonoma We took our time that morning figuring out which Sonoma wineries would be best to visit and tried to remember the good tips from Tracy and Kasey the night before. Kelly printed out maps for us while Marc highlighted the wineries. We were off to Sonoma to do some wine tasting and spend the night at the amazing Gaige House. Our initial plan was to stop in Glen Ellen for lunch, which was near the hotel and then head up one hour north to a few wineries in Healdsburg. It was a… Continue reading

Food Adventure // Organic Wine Dinner at The Metropolitan Cafe

If I can impose upon you one more time, please take a minute to vote for me! I have the unbelievable opportunity to be 1 of 10 finalists to win new living room furniture and a custom design for the space from Making it Lovely! I need lots of votes, though, and I am competing against some seriously cute spaces. As you can see in the photos above, we’ve changed the space, but the couch set needs an update! The most hilarious comment came in as a vote for me and I just had to share. I was cracking up.… Continue reading

Travel // Traverse City, Michigan

Even though there are many places we’d love to visit, we have long wanted to go to Traverse City, Michigan. Since it is only a four hour drive from our home, it was easy to get around and investigate all of the great tips our friends and family offered. Traverse City shares the same climate as the Rhine region of Germany and produces wonderful Rieslings along with other fantastic wines. We enjoyed some wonderful dry Rieslings for those of you that find them too sweet for your taste. We had some bold reds, unique RosĂ© and fantastic Pinot Grigio and… Continue reading