Restaurant Review: Verdigris Brunch

.. brunch brən(t)SH/ noun 1. a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch. Let’s start this post off by saying, brunch or breakfast is far and away my favorite meal to eat out. I love all breakfast foods.…

Wedding Series: We’re Engaged

As I said in my last post, I had big news! We’re ENGAGED! I can’t believe I am writing this post, but YES we are engaged. I’m SO excited. About Us: D and I met at an office of a…

Explore: Providore Fine Foods

Portland is a city teeming with local craftsmen, artisans, and vendors. I truly believe you can get just about any product locally.  I also love giving local gifts to guests, friends and family. I am so proud of the abundance…

Restaurant Review: Marukin Ramen

As most of you know, I am a Ramen fanatic. When I heard the news that Marukin Ramen (A Toyko ramen chain) was coming to PDX. I was pumped! I attended the soft opening last week. I really enjoyed this…

Restaurant Preview : 180

This week I was invited to a sneak peak of a new restaurant breaking onto the PDX scene. 180. The premise of this new venture starring acclaimed chefs José Chesa and his wife Cristina Baéz (of Ataula), along with partner/chef…