Breakfast with the Artist

8/13/15 – Dinner for Breakfast with Mike McGillis

Artist: Michael McGillis Location: Mudgie’s Breakfast: MM & SRS – We split potato salad, spinach & blue cheese salad, the Barrett (corned beef sandwich) Full disclosure: this was basically dinner. HOWEVER, to be perfectly precise, and in defiance of all good health and sense, this was my first meal in a long and crazy day. […]

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8/10/15 – Talking things Over Over Over with Cedric Tai

Artist: Cedric Tai Location: Red Hook Coffee Detroit Breakfast: CT – Iced coffee with a shot of espresso (almond milk) SRS – Coffee (black) You ever meet up with someone and realize that you are on the non-romantic, art-based version of a shy first date? Yes, I’ve seen you at parties and openings, but no, […]

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8/6/15 – Miniature Houses; Big Ideas

Artist: Carrie Morris Location: Detroit Institute of Bagels; Historic Trinity Lutheran Church Breakfast: CM – Nothing; she had eaten breakfast and lunch at a normal time, like a normal human being SRS – #9 Turkey, Bacon & Avocado, with smoked Gouda, lettuce, spicy mayo, on a toasted salt bagel, San Pellegrino Limonatta I was so […]

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7/29/15 – The Art of Breakfast with Kirsten Lund

Artist: Kirsten Lund Location: Honest ? John’s Breakfast: KL – The Special (eggs, bacon, hash browns), coffee (cream) SRS – Corned beef hash, eggs over medium, rye toast with grape jelly, coffee (cream) I met Kirsten Lund the way all introverts meet other introverts—via an extrovert. In this case, Heather Accurso, who is often to […]

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7/28/15 – Ceci n’est pas une rose

Artist: Rose E. DeSloover Location: Whistlestop Diner (formerly Mae’s) Breakfast: RED – Breakfast burrito, coffee (cream) SRS – French toast, eggs over hard, sausage patties, coffee (cream) Before I even get to the artist part, let me say that breakfast was a major letdown. Mae’s was a great breakfast place, and somehow got bought out behind my […]

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7/24/15 – Making Connections with Lynn Bennett-Carpenter

Artist: Marcylen Bennett-Carpenter Location: Great Lakes Coffee Breakfast: LBC – Coffee (black) SRS – Coffee (black), croissaint (almond) Let me say that, through my own scheduling deficiencies, this coffee date with Lynn fell at the end of a particularly intensely-packed week (those keeping close score will note it is my fourth BWTA in a single […]

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