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.





Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Hot Air Balloon Adventures

17 09 2019

Who wants to take a ride in a hot air balloon? You do! And my latest for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine gives you the particulars. Pick it up on newsstands now or read the online version here.

Photo courtesy of Boise Hot Air Company





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





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!

 





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.