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Urban Farming in Portland and Beyond

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Last week, San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom announced an executive directive to change the way San Francisco thinks about food. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, all San Francisco city departments have six months to conduct an audit of unused land – including empty lots, rooftops, windowsills and median strips – that could be turned […]

Portland’s Pearl: An Epicurean Oasis

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

There’s a great review of our Epicurean Excursion online at the site of 52perfectdays.com. The writer obviously joined the 10 a.m. version of the tour since that walk always goes into the back of to the Bridgeport Breweries and steps behind the counter at the Pearl Bakery. Read the whole article after the jump…

July is Oregon Craft Beer Month!

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Dust off the pint glasses! July is officially Oregon Craft Beer Month. With 39 breweries in the greater Portland area alone, this will make for a very busy month for even the most avid beer drinker. There are a whole bunch of beer-related events taking place this month including the Oregon Brewer’s Festival (or OBF […]

Fireworks! Fireworks! Fireworks!

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Rose Festival kicks-off this week with a fireworks display down at the waterfront. The show is going to be this Friday, May 22nd,  at dusk, which is around 9:45 p.m. Admission is free. The fireworks will be set off from a barge between the Hawthorne and Morrison Bridges. There is a great view along Tom […]

Street Art that says Portland

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Only in Portland could young Noam Chomsky be featured as art.

Oregon has 5 breweries in top 50 for the U.S.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Even though we’re known for our small artisan breweries, we’re thrilled to say that Oregon has placed 5 breweries in the top 50 breweries in the country according to the Brewer’s Association. Based on 2008 sales volume, the local breweries include Craft Brewers Alliance (aka Widmer) at #7, Deschutes Brewery at #12, Full Sail Brewing […]

New Culinary Tour Offers Second Helping Of Portland, Features Chocolate, Coffee and Local Cuisine

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Portland Walking Tours Introduces All New Epicurean Excursion PORTLAND, Ore. – June 5, 2008 – Fresh off the success of Portland Walking Tours’ original Epicurean Excursion, the company has cooked up a second culinary exploration. Starting at 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, the new Epicurean Excursion takes walkers on a three and a half […]

Alaska Airlines Magazine June 2007

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Our Epicurean Excursion was mentioned in the June 2007 issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine. “Attention all Gastronomes: Portland is a food-lovers’ paradise”. Come see why.

Sunset Magazine May 2007

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Our Epicurean Excursion was mentioned in the May 2007 issue of Sunset Magazine. We knew that the tour was “a backstage pass to some of the tastiest eateries”. Did you?

NW Travel Magazine March/April 2007

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

The Epicurean Excursion was reviewed in the March/April 2007 issue of NW Travel Magazine. We agree with their comment that the tour “delights the palate of locals and visitors alike”… [ipaper docId=”2878327″ access_key=”key-1iblgaewr1nx92li3jko” height=”600″ width=”400″ /]