Category Archives: Restaurant Review

Satchel’s BBQ – Saturday Restaurant Review

Satchel's BBQ - Pulled Pork & Cole Slaw

As you drive down Washtenaw Avenue, you can frequently see and smell the Satchel’s BBQ smoker preparing food. Even if the smoker isn’t going it is hard to miss their pile of wood. They have recently upgraded their interior. If you haven’t been in a while, it is worth the trip. Satchel’s BBQ offers Counter Service Barbecue. Satchel’s BBQ is one of […]

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Maiz Mexican Cantina – Saturday Restaurant Review

Maiz - Chips & Drinks

In my opinion one of the best Mexican restaurants in the Ann Arbor area is Maiz Mexican Cantina in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town. They offer free kids meals on Sunday nights, so that is always a great day to visit. Every meal starts with chips and salsa. Of course margaritas are always a good bet (for the adults) at a Mexican restaurant. […]

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Red Rock Barbecue – Saturday Restaurant Review

Red Rock Barbecue - Ribs

Our favorite barbecue restaurant in the Ann Arbor area is Ypsilanti’s Red Rock Barbecue. One thing that we appreciate about Red Rock is that the food is consistently great. Other restaurants, it can be amazing on one visit and a bust on the next visit.  Red Rock Barbecue Food We all love the food at Red Rock Barbecue. We find the portions […]

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New Menu Items at Noodles & Company

New Menu Items at Noodles & Company - Wisconsin Mac & Cheese

Disclosure: I was invited to Noodles & Company for a Noodles Tasting event. Along with writers from other websites, we were given sample menu items. All opinions are my own Whether we’re running errands or balancing sports practice or school events, we often find ourselves needing a quick bite on the run. Noodles & Company has always been one of my daughter’s […]

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Pretzel Bell Review – Restaurant Review Saturday

Pretzel Bell Kids Mac & Cheese with Fruit

We loved Lena and were sad when it closed in January to be replaced by Pretzel Bell in April. Today, we finally visited Pretzel Bell while we were downtown for the Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival. While we still miss Lena (and the baked goat cheese appetizer), Pretzel Bell was an enjoyable meal and we will be back. Pretzel Bell Food Pretzel Bell is a casual restaurant […]

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Piada Ann Arbor Now Open

Piada Ann Arbor

Updated April 28th based on our recent return visit. I received an invitation for 2 to the VIP Grand Opening event at Piada Italian Street Food. Each guest was provided with their choice of entree, side, and a drink.  Piada Italian Street Food opened their first Ann Arbor location on Friday, April 1, 2016. Piada Ann Arbor is located at 311 S. State Street […]

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Bigalora Restaurant Week Review

Bigalora Restaurant Week

While we eat out fairly frequently, my family always tries to take advantage of Ann Arbor Restaurant Week to try a new restaurant or return to a restaurant we haven’t visited in awhile. Yesterday we visited Bigalora in Arbor Hills for lunch to take advantage of the Restaurant Week specials. The Bigalora Restaurant Week Menu offers a number of options to allow you to customize […]

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Pieology Review

Pieology Pizza

Before downtown Ann Arbor is completely invaded by returning students, my family decided to make our first excursion to Pieology. My daughter dressed for our outing in her “Pizza is Always a Good Idea” shirt from Justice. That definitely sums up her philosophy on pizza. Pieology Ann Arbor is located at 620 East Liberty. At Pieology, you can select one of their pre-designed […]

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