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Happy Facestuffing!

Intrepid eaters, pack my meticulously-researched guide to Portland’s very finest locally-owned restaurants, bakeries, pizzerias, chocolate boutiques, scoop shops, food carts and specialty markets in your parka pocket, purse/murse, glove box or saddlebag, and go! Find Portland’s 100 Best Places To Stuff Your Faces at these fine retailers. >>

October 24, 2014

MWL, One Year In

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 8.36.47 PMWhen Multnomah Whiskey Library opened its doors last fall, Portland had never seen anything quite like this handsome downtown den of whiskey excess, oozing old money refinement and boasting a boggling bottle collection, dashing vest-clad bartenders mixing tableside via vintage cocktail carts, and an inch-thick drink menu dubbed “The Bible.” Read full story »

October 19, 2014

Choktoberfest & Ice Cream Operatics

morgansttheaterYou have a lot going on this week, no doubt about it. There are brown overalls and bits of bark to be collected for Halloween costumes (yes, I am (going to be) Groot), there are mud boots to be dug out of the basement for pumpkin patch stomping, and there’s a bunch of chocolate, beer and ice cream to be consumed. Read full story »

October 2, 2014

Behold, The Picnic!

thepicniccoverPinch me, I’m dreaming—our picnic book just went up for pre-sale on Amazon! Come next April, Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker and I will be the proud parents of one super cute cookbook all about picnics. Called, appropriately, The Picnic. Read full story »

GOING SOMEPLACE? WANT TO?

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Since I think travel and food go together like Fred and Ginger, dark chocolate and peanut butter, and a trip to Paris and tomorrow, I’ve created a line of food-centric travel guides for wandering foodlovers just like me. So if you’re thinking of hitting the road sometime soon, or need an excuse to, take one of my Weekender guides along with you!

Santa Monica, CA

Ashland, OR

Jacksonville, OR

Sedona, AZ