Portland Streets That Inspired the Names...

11th Mar, 2014

I love Portland.   I think it’s because Portland doesn’t seem to care whether or not I love it. I find that sort of apathy-fueled confidence appealing, I think because…

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Serratto Restaurant, Portland, OR....

10th Mar, 2014

Things never seem to turn out how I imagine they will. I don’t know if it’s because my expectations are too lofty, or if they aren’t lofty enough. But on…

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Blue Star Donuts, Portland, OR

5th Mar, 2014

My apologies for the quality of images in this post. Many of them were taken with my cell phone, because I was too busy eating to be bothered with my…

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Breakfast at Tasty & Alder,...

4th Mar, 2014

I have never believed in love at first sight, or the epicurial equivalent of it (love at first bite?) My brain just doesn’t work that way – it likes to…

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Food Porn Friday: Pok Pok Thai...

20th Apr, 2012

– Pok Pok, for a lot of people in the northwest, is probably old news. When I first visited it a little over a year ago at the recommendation of…

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Hotel Monaco, Portland, Oregon

16th Apr, 2012

– I don’t get interior decorating. This shouldn’t be too much of a surprise to anyone. I can barely dress myself, and I have the benefit of being scorned publicly…

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Glowing Greens Pirate Miniature Golf,...

5th Apr, 2012

– It’s not easy being Portland. Staying on the cutting edge of weird, on the forefront of WTF, can only be exhausting. The city is constantly inventing, perfecting, and growing tired of…

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12 Signs from Portland

23rd Feb, 2012

Rand and I are heading to Portland soon. We haven’t been there since the end of last summer, when we stopped for a night on our way down to Ashland.…

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Food Porn Friday: The Monte Cristo at...

10th Feb, 2012

I loved carnivals in my youth. I loved the way cheap outdoor lighting reflected onto hay cast that world in sepia tones. I loved the smell of the air –…

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