Hey, somebody! Get this to Bob Seger, STAT!

Yeah, without a doubt it seems every few years or so those whacky Clarkstonfolk like to bring up the name (reverently, I might add): Robert Clark Seger. Yes, that Robert Seger, better known as Bob Seger — Rock N Roll Hall of Fame singer/song writer. I would venture to say, if Clarkston were England, they […]

I guess all you chicks were right. I, Neanderthal.

I guess all you chicks were right. I, Neanderthal.

If you are to enter the arena of ideas, it is best to go in as a gladiator. Having ideas these days is not for the faint of heart, or thin of skin. Especially if you go against all the feel-good mumbo-jumbo frequently espoused these days. Having a well-thought-out, logical opinion and then sharing it, […]

The wonderfulness that is bacon grease

The wonderfulness that is bacon grease

The other day I was boasting on a recent meal I completed which included pretty much everything good in a kitchen from 1898: potato, onion, garlic, cheese, jalapeno and — the coup de grace — bacon. (In a #6 cast iron skillet, layer the bacon so it hangs out the sides of the skillet. Layer […]

A tale of 2 restaurants, or entrepreneurial stories

A tale of 2 restaurants, or entrepreneurial stories

“Interesting,” thought I, starting to connect imaginary dots in the sky before me. “Two of my favorite restaurants have decided, on their own and separate of each other, to think outside the box and try something new.” What is interesting, at least to me, is beyond the newness of their actions, were some dichotomies between […]

Despite the snow & cold, it’s Sunshine Week

Despite the snow & cold, it’s Sunshine Week

Yeah, yeah, yeah. Stop your whining. It’s the middle of March and it snowed. Big deal. It’s winter in Michigan, for crying out loud. And, while I (like you) was gearing up for an unusually early spring, it didn’t happen. Groundhogs be damned, who can trust overgrown rodents anyway? Get over it and focus your […]

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