GIFT IDEAS FOR DAVE TAYLOR

Don't forget to see 5 ways to love!

Visiting, being together, sharing ideas, goals, dreams, values, opinions, beliefs, frustrations, decisions, problems, etc.

"The best things in life are free!" Examples: Visiting the Arboretum, Gallup Park, Kerrytown (Farmer's Market), Library, Domino Farms, etc; Free samples at the Great Harvest Bread Company, Busch's, Panera's, Tippin's, Sam's, continental breakfast at your favorite hotel, etc.; Surfing the internet, Sending/Receiving an e-mail, Reading the newspaper, magazines, books, etc., Walking, Hiking, Running, Bicycling, Swimming, Exercising, etc.; Taking a Bath/Shower, Getting a Massage, Talking on the phone, Free Downloads, etc.; Watching a good movie, television program, music video, etc.; Going to Church, Listening to a good sermon, praying for others, volunteering to help others, caring for people/animals, etc.; Relationships with people, Enjoying your pet(s), Cooking, Taking/Sharing Pictures, Observing a competitive sporting event (especially Olympic Events, Michigan football, wrestling, gymnastics, softball, etc.), etc. (Things to do in Washtenaw County)

Gift Certificates

Izod/Van Heusen/Geoffrey Beene (Birch Run)-All clothes

Jaymar (Michigan City, Indiana)-Pants

Suit Warehouse (Dearborn)

Amazon (wish list of books, cd's, dvd's, etc.)

Border's (Amazon)/Barnes & Noble/TalkingBookWorld, Nightingale-Conant, Self-Esteem Shop, Mary Gibson & Associates, StandardDeviants, BarCharts, Costco, etc. (Books/Audiocassettes/DVDs/CD-Roms, etc.)

To Buy List:

Science of Self-Discipline (Johnson), Cultivating an Unshakable Character (Rohn), etc.

Smooth Jazz Favorites:

Favorite Restaurants: Best of Washtenaw County 2006

Restaurant Chains

Ann Arbor

Ypsilanti

Special/Out of Area

T.G.I.Friday's

Metzger's

The Side Track

The Whitney (Detroit)

Chili's

The Earle

Haab's

Benihana (Northville)

Bennigan's

The Real Seafood Company

Lone Star

Steak & Ale (Plymouth)

Damon's

Conor O'Neill's

Aubrey's

(Westland)

Max & Erma's

Champion House

Brann's (Northville)

Red Lobster

Weber's

Saline

Texas Road House (Toledo)

Olive Garden

Pizza House

Mac's

Bavarian Inn/Zehnder's (Frankenmuth)

Outback

Blue Nile

Ruby Tuesday's

Shula's (Troy)

Applebee's

Mongolian BBQ

Brecon Grille

O'Charley's (Livonia)

Carlysle

Gandy Dancer

Ruth's Chris (Troy)

Happy Hour

Arbor Brewing Company

Don Pablo's (Westland)

The Earle

The Arena
Breakfast

Logan's (Westland)

T.G.I.Friday's

Daniel's(Moveable Feast)

Bob Evans

Common Grill (Chelsea)

Aubrey's

Creekside

Country Creek

Winn Shuler's (Marshall)

Knight's

Angelo's

Alexander's (Northville)

Casey's

Lord Fox

Afternoon Delight

Seltzer's (Florida)

Scorekeeper's

Graham's

Denny's

Longhorn Steakhouse (Westland)

Famous Dave's (Westland)

The Side Track

Grizzly Peak

Northside Grill

Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

Max & Erma's

Ashley's

Fleetwood

Stucchi's

Lansing

Victor's(Campus Inn)

IHOP

Washtenaw Dairy

Texas Road House

Banfield's

City Limits

Dairy Queen

Smokey Bones

Paesano's

Big Boy

TCBY

Best Long Island Iced Tea: 1)Metzger's 2)T.G.I.Friday's

Zingerman's

Ben & Jerry's

Best Appetizer: 1)T.G.I.Friday's Nachos

2)Aubrey's Nachos

Dexter Restaurants

Baskin Robbins

Best Soup: 1)Outback

Chelsea Restaurants

Cold Stone Creamery

Best Breakfast: 1)Bob Evans 2)Angelo's 3)Denny's

4)IHOP

Common Grill

Breyer's/Good Humor

Best Fast Food: 1)Wendy's 2)Taco Bell

Zukey Lake Tavern

Haagen Dazs

Best Dessert: 1)Chili's Molten Cake 2)Bennigan's

Smitty's Dam Site Inn

Best Grocery Store: 1)Hiller's 2)Busch's 3)Meijer's 4)Kroger's

Stillwater (Brighton)

Best Soup and Sandwich: 1)Panera's

2) Zoup 3)Einstein's

4) Potbelly

Johnny Carino's (Brighton)

Best Bagel: 1)Einstein's 2)Panera's 3)Barry's 4)Bruegger's

New to Try

Best Coffee: 1)Einstein's 2)Starbuck's

3)Beaner's

La Shish

Best Pizza: 1)New York Pizza Depot

2)Pizza House

Best Bread: 1)Great Harvest Bread Co. 2)Panera's

Zoup

Best Bulk Food: 1)Costco 2)Sam's

Paula's Place

Best Hamburger: 1)The Side Track 2)Bennigan's

Best Steak: 1)Metzger's 2)Outback

Potbelly

Best Lobster Bisque: 1)Steak & Ale 2)The Whitney

Tecumseh's Evans Street Station

Best Happy Hour: 1)Aubrey's 2)T.G.I.Friday's

Best Gyro: 1)Ahmo's 2)Parthenon 3)Thano's

Best Party Store: 1)Tippin's 2)Big Ten 3)State Street
Best Mexican:

Best Beef Tips: 1)Ruby Tuesday's 2)Texas Road House

Best Salad: 1)T.G.I.Friday's Cobb 2)

Best Italian: 1)Carrabba's 2)Olive Garden 3)Gratzi 4)Macaroni Grill

Smoke-Free Dining in Michigan

Best Restaurants in Michigan

Top World Restaurants 2006

Top World Restaurants 2005

The Grande Hotel

Ritz Carlton-Dearborn

Townsend Hotel-Birmingham

The Boneyard

Top Restaurants in Michigan

Roostertail

Mobil Travel Guide Restaurant Ratings

AAA 2006 Four Star Restaurants

Other Ann Arbor Things to To:

Hollywood Video

Oasis-Hot Tub

Putt-Putt Mini-Golf

Bowling (Maplewood, Colonial, Bel-Mark, etc.)

Golfing (Brookside, UM, Radrick, etc.)

Tennis

Harness/Horse/Dog Racing

Quality 16 (Goodrich)/Showcase/Michigan Theatre

University of Michigan Athletics (especially football, wrestling, gymnastics, softball, etc.)

Musicals: The Wharton Center, Fisher Theatre, Detroit Opera House, Masonic Temple, Hill Auditorium, The Power Center, The Ark, etc.

Ann Arbor Comedy Club

Ticketmaster

Class of 1970 Reunions

Casinos: Greektown, MotorCity, MGM-Grand, etc.

Vacations: Cruises: Mediterranean, Baltic, South Pacific, etc. (leaving from New Orleans); Timeshares: Napa Valley/Northern California/Lake Tahoe, Austin, Texas, Denver/Breckenridge, Colorado, Hawaii, Europe: Greece, Italy, Scandanavia: Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland