CloverEats: Best China in Canton


For a town with lots of Korean restaurants, it’s still hard to find a good Chinese restaurant in Ann Arbor.  We drove out to Canton to check out Best China, which has placemats boasting its status as one of the fifty best Chinese restaurants in the US.   (more…)

Snapshot: Tikkaway in New Haven

IMG_7207We stopped by Tikkaway while in New Haven after we saw the amazing reviews it got on Yelp – 4.5 stars! It’s bright and colorful.  I feel like a lot of these have been cropping up lately, Chipotle/Subway-style restaurants but with specific types of food, in this case, Indian. (more…)

Snapshot: Vino Volo and Illy at DTW

Snapshot: Taco King in Ann Arbor

CloverArts: Rivera and Kahlo at the Detroit Institute of Art, and Go!SyThai in Midtown


Before leaving Michigan, I really wanted to visit the DIA.  What better time to go than now, when there is a special exhibit: Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo in Detroit, here until July 12.  After seeing drafts and sketches of the mural, it was especially amazing to go see the actual work in Rivera Court.  It’s way bigger than I thought it would be.  Afterwards, we took advantage of our location to get food! (more…)

CloverEats: Prickly Pear in Ann Arbor


When one of my coworkers mentioned that the mole at Prickly Pear was good, I knew we had to go. Despite having passed Prickly Pear many times, and loving the name, we didn’t get a chance to try it until just last week.  There’s only a few restaurants in Ann Arbor that we haven’t been to, and I’m trying to get to all of them before we leave this summer for Yale.  That’s right, Fred and I are headed to the east coast to New Haven!Yale_University_Logo


Snapshot: RM Champagne Salon in West Loop


We went downtown to see Newsies, which was much more fun and interesting than I expected it to be.  Afterwards, we walked over to the West Loop for some dinner at RM Champagne Salon!  I love how it’s tucked away behind this alleyway.  It was pretty early in the evening, so we were one of the only patrons in the restaurant.  Unfortunately, I left my camera at home and only had my iPhone to capture the experience. (more…)


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