Shrubs and Drinking Vinegars

These beverages are popping up all over since I had my first shrub back in July at a restaurant in Philadelphia.  I’m hearing about them on the news, in magazines and  saw them offered at a local restaurant. Shrubs appear to be very popular right now as mixologists add liquor to their own versions of … Continue reading

Philadelphia’s City Tavern’s Basil Shrimp

Have you been to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the United States of America? Should you have plans for a visit (or maybe you live near by) be sure to dine at The City Tavern located just a few blocks from the Delaware River. The tavern lays claim to  be the birthplace of Colonial haute … Continue reading

Win Schuler’s Meatballs

This is the original recipe I use to enjoy at the Win Schuler Restaurant in Ann Arbor until they closed. I worked nearby as a librarian for a Federal agency and we frequently went there for lunch,” happy hour” and sometimes dinner.  They do still have their original restaurant in Marshall, Michigan which is not … Continue reading