It’s Macaron Day!

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Just a reminder that it is Macaron day, a great event to benefit a great organization - Meals on Wheels. Portland has joined cities around the world in celebrating Macaron Day or Jour du MacarontodayFriday, March 20th.  Over a dozen Portland bakeries have jumped in to offer a free macaron to each customer who donates … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2015: Best Steakhouse in Portland

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The Best Steakhouse in Portland 2015 has had the same restaurants in the top two every year since 2011. With the changes both are making, I wouldn't be surprised to see the trend to continue. When restaurants remove prices from their websites, it pisses me off. Three of the winning restaurants do not post prices on … [Read more...]

Wine Haiku Contest 2015!

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The 2015 contest is now closed. Thanks for all the entries! We'll open the contest to public voite shortly. It's time for the wine haiku contest 2015! Every Spring since 2006 I have held this competition. The entries are always great, and I look forward to the event. This year, it's "Wineku" - all the entries … [Read more...]

10 Barrel Brewing Opens PDX Brewpub

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I was just looking at this space the other day, wondering when it was going to open, and now comes the announcement. 10 Barrel fans rejoice! It seems there are many of you, as I got quite a few scathing emails a few months back, because I said I'd never heard of them. It seems I was "stupid" and "out of touch". Anyway, … [Read more...]