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What every food cart customer needs

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Like any true Portlander I do my fair share of food cart consumption at our over 600 food carts. I have seen the even better Portlanders with their home containers walking up to any number of carts asking not to waste the paper/container their yummy goods would normally come in. When I see those people […]

Grab a snack at the Portland Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

I am sometimes (no, usually) guilty of taking a detour on the way back to the office to snack on fresh berries, tomatoes, and cheese from local farmers at one of Portland’s weekly Farmer’s Markets. The love I have for browsing the local produce and sampling is probably a bit too immense. The lush greens […]

Portland is Officially a Foodie Town

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

An article posted on CBC.com names Portland as one of the top foodie cities in the US. Taking the everyday eating experience into consideration, as well as availability of fresh local produce, meats and seafood; Portland “could probably be crowned the Pacific Northwest’s capital of –isms: locavorism, vegetarianism, and microbrewism.” You can also learn all […]

Time Magazine: Why Portland Is America’s New Food Eden

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

We couldn’t say it better than Time Magazine did today…Portland “is America’s new food Eden.” Hey Josh, next time you’re in town, check out our Epicurean Excursion or our Chocolate Decadence Tour and see how we live and play. Then, you can visit Beast.

OMG its OBF!

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

You’ve waited all year… it arrives this weekend… the 23rd annual Oregon Brewers Festival. It gets bigger and better every year, so don’t miss it. As always the event will take place in Waterfront Park. They will be pouring over 80 craft beers from around the country. (Remember: No industrial brewers allowed!) The weather is […]

Valentine’s Day Epicurean

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Join us for a special Valentine’s Weekend Epicurean Excursion next weekend. In addition to the regular 10:00 a.m. Epicurean Tours we will be offering a special 2:00 p.m. tour on Friday (2/12) and Saturday (2/13). A great way to jump start your Valentine’s Day Weekend for the foodie in your life. Space is limited, so […]

Did somebody say “Truffles?”

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

If you’re anything like us, just the mention of the word “truffle” sets off a Pavlovian response. (Yummm…. drool.) So with dribble cups held firmly in place, it is our pleasure to remind everyone that this weekend is the annual Oregon Truffle Festival. The festival runs from January 29th through January 31st. The main venue […]

ChocolateFest 2009!

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Got a chocoholic in your life? This is your chance to indulge their passion. This weekend the World Forestry Center in Washington Park is hosting ChocolateFest 2009. There will be over 40 vendors from the Pacific Northwest and the rest of the country. There will be “Chocolate 101” informational sessions, chocolate and wine pairings, and […]

NW Food & Wine Festival this Saturday

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Attention all you Foodies… this Saturday, November 14th, the NW Food and Wine Festival will be taking place at the Memorial Coliseum Exhibit Hall. The organizers this year are promising over 600 wines and participants from over a dozen local restaurants. There even promises to be a number of interesting chef demonstrations. (Anyone up for […]

25 Year Old Beer

Friday, August 7th, 2009

BridgePort Brewing Company is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary as Oregon’s oldest craft brewery. On Saturday, August 15th from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., the BridgePort Brewpub & Bakery in the Pearl are throwing a free outdoor event commemorating the brewery that has been serving thirsty Portlanders since the beginning. Partygoers will also be supporting a […]