Monthly Archive for February, 2009

: February, 2009

A BELATED MARDI GRAS: SHRIMP ETOUFFEE

Chris Preovolos/photo ABOVE: Shrimp étouffée over rice. 2/28/2009 I was a little under the weather this week, so whipping up a New Orleans dinner for Mardi Gras was out of the question. I’m just now
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O BOURBON, WHERE ART THOU?

2/27/2009 Despite the cold that has been dogging me for a week, I managed to make it to see Ruth Reichl, the editor of Gourmet, speak at Columbia University’s School of Journalism last evening. I
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THE GREEN MERMAID HITS SOUTHFIELD?

02/20/2009 The Advocate’s Elizabeth Kim is reporting on plans for a new Starbucks on the West Side next to the old Bongiorno’s at 288 West. Ave. FOR THE RECORD: I’m going to call this Southfield, not
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BURGER BAR: PERFECTION, GRILLED

A Kobe beef burger with goat cheese, $18. 2/16/09 BURGER BAR AND BISTRO: 58 NORTH MAIN ST. Wary, of course, that I may need to rename my blog “…A Hamburger Today,” we are talking here about yet
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THIS JUST IN: LAYLA’S FALAFEL NOW OPEN DOWNTOWN

Dino Sakakini, owner of Layla’s Falafel, slices off some chicken for a shawarma sandwich on the first day of business at the downtown location on Main St. in Columbus Park. 2/05/09 LAYLA’S FALAFEL:
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