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Sip into Spring with a Local Tasting Event: Cider Rite of Spring

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Even though Fall has passed us and Spring is popping up all around us, there is still one thing that has stuck around in our minds that we can’t let go of…drinking some hard cider of course! Not only is drinking cider commonplace in the blustery season, it’s readily available and enjoyed year-round in Portland. And […]

Love Is in the Air in Portland: Creative Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Still looking for something to do with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered with five of our top picks for a fun, romantic, and creative Valentine’s Day. 1. Date Night Double Feature Enjoy not one but two shows centered all around love at Funhouse Lounge. A comfy circus themed bar which has […]

Breaking News: City of Roses Becomes the City of Chocolate!

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Even if it is just for one weekend, thousands of people will gather in one place in Portland, Oregon to nibble, sip, taste, and feast on chocolate. The festival is appropriately named ChocolateFest, and we are proud to say that USA Today voted our festival as one of the top ten specialty food festivals in […]

Fun Activities in Portland That Will Bring You Way Back

Monday, January 18th, 2016

For you adults out there who are just a bunch of kids at heart, check out these fun activities happening all across Portland. Trust us, you’ll feel younger just reading this! 1. Grownup drinks and science hijinks Think OMSI, a truly amazing science museum in the Portland Metro area, but at night with beer and […]

Warm Up This Winter With Third Wave Coffee Tours!

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Sipping on coffee from award winning micro-roasters made by nationally acclaimed baristas is one the most quintessential Portland experiences you can have. Whether you already have your favorite coffee spot, or you don’t even know where to begin, taking a walking tour from Third Wave Coffee Tours is the best way to find new favorites, […]

Something to Sip On: A Brief History of the Cocktail

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

“Let’s meet for cocktails.” Doesn’t that sound sophisticated, and have a vastly different ring than “let’s go for few beers,” or “let’s have a glass of wine?” If you’re invited to a cocktail party you instantly start envisioning an elegant affair replete with crystal goblets and hors d’oeuvres that are definitely a step up from […]

Hello 2016! Local Portland Businesses Help Us Keep Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Happy New Year! 2016 has started off with a bang, and even brought some unexpected snow to Portland! We made it through, and we know more exciting things are in store. If you’re like most people, you’re feeling the thrill of a fresh beginning as you welcome the chance to wipe the slate clean from […]

Meet One of Portland’s Premier Chocolate Purveyors: An Interview with the Owner of Cacao

Friday, December 4th, 2015

We love chocolate, and we love Cacao, one of the premier establishments in Portland to consume this favorite food in its many delicious variations and forms. Co-owners Jesse Manis and Aubrey Lindley are behind the magic of Cacao, which has two downtown locations, both open seven days a week. Noteworthy is their drinking chocolate, which […]

Portland Ranked #1 Best City for Food, Beer, Coffee & More!

Friday, November 20th, 2015

We can’t help but feel proud when Portland makes it onto another top list. In fact, we’ve made so many top lists we could be on a top list for the city that’s made the most top lists. Some of them are an obvious assertion of what Portland is all about, while others are a little […]

Fall Farmers Markets Provide Thanksgiving Inspiration

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Food, glorious food! The bounty of the fall season is upon us as we head into the holidays with Thanksgiving just right around the corner. As Portlanders, fresh, local, sustainable, and delicious food is always on our minds, but never so much as at this time of year. Good thing several farmers markets are still […]