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Hometown Foodies

Ann Arbor has been named one of America’s foodiest towns more than once, and it just keeps getting foodier. There are over 300 places to eat in Washtenaw County, with more restaurants per capita than New York City. Downtown Ann Arbor alone has 200 restaurants, and 180 of them have pulled patio permits. Ann Arborites […]

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Announcing our new FREE e-tours!!

I am excited to officially launch Savor Ann Arbor’s free app with self-guided e-tours of the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor area. The first e-tours available for immediate download are the most popular Ultimate Foodie Tour, along with a Chocolate Heaven and Ann Arbor Highlights tour. Anybody with a smart phone, tablet or computer […]

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A Brief History of Treetown

Ann Arbor was founded in 1824 when two men, John Allen and Elijah Rumsey, headed West from Detroit and fell in love with the beautiful landscape and meandering Huron River. The name of the town is said to be based on the names of both men’s wives and the beautiful trees here. One of Ann […]

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Worth Itchin’ For!

I’ve developed some food sensitivities in the last few years that have turned me into a mostly gluten and dairy-free foodie.  It’s been hard, but I’m lucky that all that happens is that I itch.  My throat doesn’t close up, my eyes don’t swell shut and my gut doesn’t freak out.  In the last couple […]

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Chocolate Heaven

We’re lucky to have (at least) five local candy makers in the area, like Mindo Chocolate Makers, whose bean-to-bar chocolate is made with heirloom beans from farmers they actually know in Ecuador. The folks at Mindo will nurture your chocolateness from all angles.  You can enjoy their  already-made, luscious chocolate in a variety of forms.  Or […]

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Ann Arbor Highlights Tour

If you’re new to town or only here for a short visit, the Ann Arbor Highlights Tour is for you.  You see the best of Ann Arbor in a couple of hours of walking, learn the city’s history, check out the crazy variety of architecture and explore the local food scene.  This tour always includes […]

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Lucky Foodie

Ann Arbor has been named one of America’s foodiest towns, and it just keeps getting foodier. Those of us who are passionate about everything food feel so lucky to live in a town where there’s something special for us foodies everyday. I first heard the term “foodie” in 1998 from a woman who described herself […]

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A Whole Mess of Museums

This is a longer post than usual because I want to give lots of information to create your own museum tour.  I’m happy to take you around, but you can do this on your own!  This isn’t D.C.  You don’t even need a car to discover the extensive museums and galleries that Ann Arbor and […]

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Miracle Art Fair Weather!

We had an exciting week in Ann Arbor!  The U’s new President officially started his job, and we had miracle Art Fair weather.  No rain, no hail, no heat, no humidity.  I can’t remember an Art Fair, which always occurs the third week in July, that didn’t have at least one storm.  I always feel so […]

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