Saké Fest PDX

Saké Fest PDX returns to Portland on June 211 min read

Saké Fest PDX is less than 2 weeks away so don’t miss your opportunity to sample from over 150 different bottles of saké, plus beer, plum wine and even whiskey! It’s an all-inclusive event so that means you can try anything and everything as many times as you’d like.
Things really heat up as the sun goes does down

Have a peek at Feast Portland’s Night Market17 sec read

Feast Portland’s Night Market is a spectacular collision of smells, sights and tastes that will transport you to a magical land filled with delicious food and drink! Words really can’t do it justice so enjoy this photo collage and buy a ticket to experience it yourself! ww
Dinner at Verdigris

Dinner at Verdigris1 min read

Dinner at Verdigris Recently we had the opportunity to dine at a quaint little French-inspired Portland restaurant called Verdigris. I’ve been ooohing and aaahing over their online reviews for quite some time so I jumped at the chance to have dinner there! Chef Johnny Nunn, alon
Fogo de Chão Passionfruit Caipirinha

Fogo de Chão Passionfruit Caipirinha19 sec read

Fogo de Chão Passionfruit Caipirinha This fresh twist on the Caipirinha, the national cocktail of Brazil, marries passionfruit puree with Cachaça to add an extra tropical layer to this cocktail. Fun fact: roughly 350 million gallons of cachaça are consumed by Brazilians each year, whi
Fogo de Chão Caipirinha

Fogo de Chão Caipirinha cocktail32 sec read

Caipirinha cocktail The national cocktail of Brazil, the Caipirinha, is made with Cachaça, ice, limes and sugar – and best served on the beaches of Brazil! Fogo de Chão imports its private label cachaça directly from Brazil; the traditional Caipirinha remains one of the restaurant’s m
ACME Farms + Kitchen roasted veggies

Slicing and dicing through subscription meal services9 min read

Slicing and dicing through subscription meal services Subscription meal services are popping up all over the internet and now that a number are delivering in the Portland area, we wanted to see what all the fuss was about. In case you’re not familiar with this trend, these services de
Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler cocktail

Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler2 min read

Hip Chicks do Wine Riot Girl Cranberry Sparkler Portland’s oldest urban winery, Hip Chicks Do Wine, was started back in 2001 by Laurie Lewis and Renee Neely. Located just off the main drag, in an unassuming pocket of industrial warehouses, visitors walk right into the middle of
Visit Oregon wineries this Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Visit Oregon wineries this Thanksgiving holiday weekend6 min read

Our local wine industry gives thanks each year over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, so why not celebrate with them? Today, tomorrow and Sunday offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy some locally made wine and stock up for the rest of the holiday season. Just about every winery in th
Stone Barn Brandyworks Picard Sour Cocktail

Stone Barn Brandyworks Picard Sour Cocktail recipe2 min read

Stone Barn Brandyworks is a small, family-owned distillery in Southeast Portland that cooks up spirits of all kinds, including many using locally grown fruit. Started by Sebastian and Erika Degens, Stone Barn Brandyworks has a cozy tasting space smack in the middle of their distillery
Pear Brandy Sidecar with sugar rim

Clear Creek Distillery’s Pear Brandy Sidecar cocktail recipe49 sec read

Clear Creek Distillery’s Pear Brandy Sidecar Recipe provided by Clear Creek Distillery 1 ½ ounce Clear Creek Pear Brandy ¾ ounce Cointreau ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice Shake all ingredients in a shaker, and double strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with fine sugar.
A moment from Feast 2014

Prepare for foodie heaven when Feast takes over Portland4 min read

Do you consider yourself a foodie? If so, you better be attending Feast Portland because your “foodie” card just might be revoked if you don’t go! Next month, Feast Portland draws about 10,000 food lovers from near and far to town. Since the festival takes place over a long weekend wi
Saké Fest PDX

Portland welcomes the return of Saké Fest PDX3 min read

When asked, most people say “I think I like saké but I’ve really only had it with Japanese food.” But what they likely don’t know is that saké is an incredibly versatile drink that can be paired with foods of all types, not just sushi. I describe saké as a polite drink that doesn’t th