Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Tacoma’s Craft Cocktail Hotspots

12 11 2019

Tacoma is definitely one of my new favorite cities to explore. It has everything, including something any city needs – a cocktail scene. My latest for Northwest Travel & Life lists some of my favorites. On newsstands now or click here to read a pdf version.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Chef-Driven Oyster Bars

7 11 2019

In terms of origins, this story for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine was a little different. I normally think of ideas based on my travels. In this case, two of my favorite restaurants that I regularly frequent, also happen to be oyster bars. So here you go 🙂 It’s on newsstands now, or click here to read the pdf version.

Photo courtesy of Olympia Oyster Bar

 





Afternoon Live: Food Cart 101

18 09 2019

Today on Afternoon Live I discussed Portland’s food carts – what makes them so unique and how they helped build the city’s culinary reputation. Click here to watch the segment.





Sip Northwest Magazine: Producers That Feed

1 08 2019

My first story in the print version of Sip Northwest Magazine is quite the feel-good piece. It details some of my favorite area food and drink producers that provide meals to community members in need. Pick it up at various locations around the region or read the PDF version here.

P and P Farm Tour Viridian - Polmar

Photo courtesy of Erika Polmar, Plate & Pitchfork.





Sip Northwest Magazine: Salem Drinking Guide

7 07 2019

My latest for Sip Northwest Magazine gives a pretty sturdy rundown of my favorite places to drink all the things in Oregon’s Capital City – wine, beer, cider, craft cocktails, distilled spirits, etc. Click here to read it.

Willamette Valley Vineyards

Willamette Valley Vineyards





Sip Northwest Magazine: Illahe 1899 Expedition

19 06 2019

My latest for Sip Northwest tells the story behind one of my favorite trips from last summer – paddling wine 65 miles down the Willamette River for Illahe Vineyards. But there’s so much more to it than that! Click here to read the story.





Sip Northwest Magazine: Meet Oregon’s Potential New Appellations

14 05 2019

If you ever came along on one of my “Waterfall and Wine” tours, you’ll probably remember that we talked a fair amount about the different American Viticultural Areas (AVA’s) in Oregon Wine Country. My latest story for Sip Northwest Magazine details how a new AVA comes into the world. as well as a handful of potential newborns expected any day now 🙂

 

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