Category Archives: Food and Drink

Bacon Lovers Festival

Portland’s BaconFest is like attending a cozy little block party with over 2000 of your closest bacon-loving friends. Live music, laughter, the sizzling sound of meat cooking on an open grill. Continue reading

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A Taste of the Northwest

The Best Places Northwest Cookbook (Sasquatch Books) is a great introduction to the region’s distinctive cuisine. Over 100 recipes that capture the unique flavors of the Pacific NW and serve them up in tasty dishes you can duplicate at home. Continue reading

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Walla Walla Sweet . . . Mustards?

Anyone who’s wild about Walla Walla sweet onions is going to love the assortment of specialty mustards offered by AJ’s Edible Arts. Their secret ingredient? Walla Walla sweet onions! Continue reading

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Welcome to the Rosewood Cafe!

The Rosewood Cafe has everything from appetizers to desserts, with a good selection of tasty salads and sandwiches in between. Fresh ingredients served on hearty breads instead of standard sandwich slices, and everything nicely seasoned. Continue reading

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Bella Cupcakes – Blissfully Decadent!

Bella Cupcake offers gourmet cupcakes made from scratch daily, using only quality ingredients. They currently list 15 flavors on their Gourmet Menu, including red velvet, chocolate/peanut butter, marionberry, and luxe lemon. Continue reading

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Pacific NW Wines

Cole Danehower’s “Essential Wines & Wineries of the Pacific NW” is an invaluable guide to the region’s incredible wine country. Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at the Grant House

Treat yourself to afternoon tea at the Grant House Restaurant in Vancouver, WA. The perfect setting for sweets, savories, scones, and fresh fruit on a cold, rainy afternoon. Continue reading

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The Land of Chowder

The chowder at Dooger’s Seafood Grill in downtown Seaside, OR, is smooth and creamy. It’s also brimming with finely chopped clams and potatoes. Continue reading

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Voodoo Doughnuts

Voodoo Doughnut is a Portland icon. Since opening its doors in 2003, this quirky, irreverent little doughnut shop has developed quite a reputation. Continue reading

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Onion Bar and Grill

The folks at the Onion Bar and Grill in downtown Spokane, WA, have been serving great-tasting burgers and fries since 1978. Continue reading

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