Feed your curiosity with a behind-the-scenes tour of one of Portland’s food factories. From freshly baked bread to artisan chocolates, these working facilities regularly welcome visitors to tour and taste. Most are free; all are located in the Portland Metro Area. photo: Creo Chocolate Creo ChocolateThis bean-to-bar craft chocolate factory and café offers two sweet […]
Once a local biker bar, motorcycles now share their parking spaces with bicycles thanks to the active Helvetia Bike Loop that brings cyclists of all kinds right to the tavern’s doors.
Clothing, furniture, food and, of course, beer! The Rose City is home to thousands of creative artists and artisans, making it one of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite shopping destinations. Many of these artists show off their wares at the great markets you’ll find around the city. Last weekend I visited three to get a jump […]
Nothing beats a great sandwich. You know what I’m talking about; savory meats and creamy cheeses stacked between slices of fresh baked bread just like Grandma used to make. It’s what a classic delicatessen is known for and it’s why Portlanders love Nob Hill’s Kornblatts Deli. All the best sandwich fixins tempt you from a […]
The classic modern dining experience was born in the 1950s, when comfort food was served at equally comfortable booths, soda jerks concocted elaborate drinks, and evenings meant cocktails at an intimate lounge. Today, those same iconic experiences come together for a foodie’s trip back in time at downtown Portland’s all-day diner, The Original Dinerant. I stopped […]
Bridging the gap between tradition and modern tastes can be a tricky culinary adventure, but at Andina Restaurant, the Pearl District’s renowned Peruvian restaurant, this challenge has surely been met, with delicious results.