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

 





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Overnight in a Lighthouse

6 11 2019

Did you know that there are some lighthouses in the Northwest that you can stay overnight at? In my latest story for Northwest Travel & Life I describe what to expect and list my favorites. Pick up a copy on newsstands now or click here to read the pdf version.

 





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.

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Photo courtesy of Erika Polmar, Plate & Pitchfork.





Afternoon Live: 4th of July Activities

1 07 2019

Last week on Afternoon Live I ran down a list of my favorite 4th of July events for Portlanders. Click here to watch it!

 





Afternoon Live: Wildflower Hikes!

29 05 2019

Yesterday I stopped by Afternoon Live to share my favorite wildflower hikes you can take now, and in the coming weeks. Click here to watch the segment.

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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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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: From Chef to Brewmaster

2 05 2019

The latest issue of Northwest Travel & Life has a story that I’ve been kicking around for a while – Brewmasters that began as Chefs. There are quite a few excellent examples in the Northwest, including the three all-stars in the story. Pick it up on newsstands now, or check out the PDF version here.

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Brewmaster Will Leroux. Photo courtesy of Public Coast Brewing