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For most of us, finding what we are looking for in the Yellow Pages has become but a distant memory, since directory research is nothing more than a mouse click away on the Internet. While it is unfortunate that many of us still see these thick books delivered to our doorstep several times each year, most of them go straight to the landfill or serve as an oversized paper weight.

18th November, 2010 | 0 Comments

Rearranging the Elements for Taste, Abundance, & Quality

“Ponder well on this point: the pleasant hours of our life are all connected by a tangible link with some memory of the table”. - Charles Pierre Monselet, French author (1825-1888)   “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well” - Virginia Woolf, ‘A Room of One’s Own’   They stand clustered together on Main Street in the heart of downtown Midland like an oasis of form, style, and triumph and a toast to abundance, progress, and transcendence.

27th May, 2010 | 2 Comments

A unique type of beauty quietly thrives at a Tony's Restaurant. It's not high gloss, body sculpted, meticulously coiffed, not necessarily closet-tanned nor necessarily waxed. While patrons displaying those characteristics are doubtless among the welcomed guests to any Tony's Restaurant, the full beauty of a Tony's is better rounded than that.

15th April, 2010 | 0 Comments

Caters to Females, their Handbags, and their Parties (gentlemen included)

So much of our everyday society is about popular culture, more so than we would probably have it if we stopped to ponder the subject once in a while. Take an average middle-aged female going out by herself at night in Saginaw and expecting to 1.

11th March, 2010 | 0 Comments

Appreciating the Character of Irish Cuisine

What comes to mind when you think of St. Patrick's Day? Many people see it as a day to wear something green, see a parade, eat some corned beef and get drunk on green beer. What do you think of when you think of Irish food? The aforementioned corned beef & cabbage, potatoes, Guinness Stout, oatmeal, whiskey, more Guinness, more whiskey, more potatoes.

28th February, 2008 | 0 Comments

"A gourmet can tell from the flavor whether a woodcock's leg is the one on which the bird is accustomed to roost." -  Lucius Beebe When it comes to refining one's taste buds, discipline for detail, and eye for perfection to the exactitude essential for flourishing as a true Gourmet Chef, Scott Grant is a walking recipe filled with all the essential ingredients.

07th February, 2008 | 0 Comments

Well, here we are again with the Holiday Season in full swing - presents to buy, caroling to do, and forgotten relatives to visit. Don't worry, it will soon be over. Hey, don't get me wrong.

20th December, 2007 | 0 Comments

Since it first opened a few short months ago, Jake's Old City Grill has proven to be a success story that works on many levels. Located at 100 S. Hamilton at Court Street in Old Saginaw City, Jake's has quickly developed a reputation not only for fine dining, but also as a magnet that draws movers & shakers from all walks of life, be they financial kingpins or poets & artists, into its renovated embrace.

21st December, 2006 | 0 Comments

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