Friday, July 9, 2010

Thursday in Traverse City

Raj and I walked downtown, passed a team race –people dressed up themselves and a bed that they had to carry down the street!

Saw our future.

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We had treats at Morsels: velvet and satin, charlie brownie, quarter cup cake and tall on taste.

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Stopped by Cherry Republic and sampled jams, peanut butter, BBQ sauce (yummy!) and chocolate covered cherries.

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We ate a leisurely dinner at Poppycocks, a restaurant that uses local ingredients to shape their menu. The service was super slow, but the sweet potato chips and guacamole made it worth the wait. The soups were OK, the main dishes were pretty good, but I would have been happy with multiple orders of the chips:)

Descriptions taken from their site:

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Sweet Potato Chips with Guacamole: Fire roasted tomatillo guacamole and cumin scented sweet potato chips drizzled with five pepper oil.

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Hangar Martini Steak: Hanger steak marinated with thyme infused Hangar 1 Vodka. Served with a gorgonzola-olive tapanade and local arugala

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Drunken Chicken: Red wine marinated chicken breast,sautéed mushrooms, basil risotto and crumbled chevré with a balsamic drizzle

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And then:

People watched.

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  Relaxed.

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Bingo.Two games, two losses.

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Got spooked out by vines.

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Walked back to the hotel.

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4 comments:

  1. Love the new hair!! It looks great Jude!

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  2. that cherry rum is yum, drank some with my coke on a soccer bus trip to Portland.

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  3. Cherry rum!I like the sound of that;) Sounds like you might have had to hide what you were drinking. Being on a bus and all.

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