Breakfast with the Artist

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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7/21/15 – Hocking’s Ark

Artist: Scott Hocking Location: Fireside Inn, Port Austin, MI Breakfast: SH – Cheeseburger on a pretzel roll, side of coleslaw, Coke SRS – Cheeseburger on a pretzel roll, side of fries, Diet Coke It’s funny how you can hear something and in your mind you accept it, but when you see it realized, it strikes […]

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7/17/15 – Happy Birthday, Toby! (and also a bunch of angry ranting)

Artist: Toby Millman Location: Maine Street Restaurant, Hamtramck Breakfast: TM – Coffee (w/ cream), French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon SRS – Coffee (black), French toast, eggs over hard, sausage It’s Toby Millman’s birthday today, so breakfast at the Maine Street Restaurant is on me. Though located on the main street of Jos Campau, Maine Street […]

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7/9/15 – Rose + Rosie + Rose’s (II)

Artist: Rose E. DeSloover Location: Rose’s Fine Food Breakfast: RED – Half order of buckwheat pancakes, coffee (cream) SRS – Grandpa Richard’s pancakes, side of pork sausage, coffee (black) Excited to be moving forward with Rose on her project–I see what’s developing between us is, in some sense, a kind of art-consultancy exercise. The work we make as […]

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