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. >>

May 19, 2015

Let The Feasting Begin

feastpartyvodkalugeLiving in Portland is always such a learning experience, and last night’s Feast Portland launch party was no exception, because I learned that a party isn’t really a party without a vodka luge and a gin and tonic fountain. It just isn’t. Read full story »

May 14, 2015

PPS: The Champagne & Shuttlecocks Edition

ppsbadmintonspreadIt was all fair skies and warm breezes last weekend, perfect for the first official Portland Picnic Society gathering of the year, an afternoon of brunch, bubbles, and badminton dubbed PPS: The Champagne and Shuttlecocks Edition. Read full story »

April 7, 2015

The Picnic, On Shelves

thepicnicbookfrontcoverPinch me, I’m dreaming—our new book, The Picnic, is on bookstore shelves TODAY! Marnie Hanel, Andrea Slonecker and I are the proud parents of one super cute cookbook all about picnics, inspired by our culinary adventures with the lovely Portland Picnic Society. Read full story »



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