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CHAPMAN HOUSE

Fine dining in Downtown Rochester has been taken to the next level by an architecturally fine spot on Walnut Boulevard. Although this 8,200 square foot house is nearly a century old, it has been converted into a Modern American restaurant inspired by French culinary tradition. We must give kudos to the extraordinary cuisine at Chapman House, however it is the vibe that completes the experience.

Spot. 

Downtown Rochester. 311 Walnut Boulevard Rochester, MI.

Comfortable patio.

Comfortable patio in front.

Outstanding courtyard.

Outstanding courtyard.

More courtyard perfection.

More courtyard perfection.

Multiple options for private dining.

Multiple options for private dining.

Cost. 

The menu selections vary with the seasons and availability. Everything is prepared with the freshest of ingredients that are available in the Great Lakes region.

Menu selections.

Menu selections.

Appetizers ($7-14)

Appetizers ($7-14).

Entrees ($21-43).

Entrees ($21-43).

Dessert ($8-12).

Dessert ($8-12).

 

Get pampered at Douglas J Salon

For years I had the misconception that Douglas J Salons were simply institutes to train cosmetologists. But recently I was invited to the Douglas J Salon in Rochester and learned that yes, some of the locations are institutions to attain a cosmetology degree, but they also have traditional salons with experienced, professional stylists who have been in the business for years!

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The reception desk at the entrance of the salon.

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