Tag: Portland

PDX: Where to Eat, Drink & Stay Now in Portland

I’ve spent many years visiting Portland (PDX), OR, covering its restaurants, bars, distilleries, coffee shops and beyond. This August was my first return since pandemic, with plenty to catch up on, especially over only two short days. Don’t worry: per usual, I packed it in at over 12 spots plus a farmers market.

Here are 10 places to eat and drink in PDX now… what stood out, what to avoid (if anything) and overall highlights: Read more →

11 Top Cocktails Around the US — October 2018

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my top national drinks on menus at these bars/restaurants: The Roosevelt Room, Austin Decca, Louisville Lil’ Gem, New York City Arguello, San Francisco Palomar, Portland, OR Lonesome Rose, Chicago The Cottonmouth Club, Houston Sababa, Washington D.C. The Up & Up, New York City The Bar… Read more →

Top 11 Gin Cocktails in US Bars Now

Covering the 11 top gin cocktails of the month around the country at Liquor.com, you’ll find my top national drinks now at these bars/restaurants (click on each for the featured cocktail): The Saratoga, San Francisco Henrietta Red, Nashville Clay, New York City The Good Lion, Santa Barbara Trifecta Tavern, Portland, OR Clique at The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas Copper Spoon, Oakland… Read more →

10 Top Portland Bars + Christian Krogstad of House Spirits/Westward Whiskey & Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle Interviews

In the Winter 2017-2018 issue of Distiller Magazine on Portland, Oregon: My article on 10 of Portland’s best bars My interview with distiller Christian Krogstad of House Spirits Distillery/Westward Whiskey My interview with bar manager Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle, among my top PDX bars In the wrong circumstances, this donssite.com viagra 25 mg even can cause death. Of course, The… Read more →

Going Beyond Wine in the Willamette Valley: Food, Hotels, Breweries, Mead & Cider Producers

Published in the November print issue of both Oakland and Alameda Magazines, my feature on highlights around Willamette Valley beyond wineries, including breweries and distilleries, food and dining, mead and cider producers, as well as a resort hotel — article here [**since Oakland Magazine went out of business, my article is noted below]. My other Oakland and Alameda Magazine articles… Read more →