Portland Places: Grassa

It’s no secret that Portland has an immense list of  delicious culinary delights worth trying, but I wanted to let you in on my current favorite: Grassa. If you are a lover of delicious pasta, then you’re going to LOVE this place. Grassa is the newest “baby” of talented chef Rick Gencarelli who is also the brains/culinary […]

a little too cool for school.

Most of the time when I’m trying out a new restaurant in Portland, it is rare that I walk away feeling underwhelmed. The food here is just that fantastic. But, this weekend we tried somewhere new with friends and it was just…meh. Fireside has a cool ambience, but it just kind of felt like it was […]

portland places: blue star donuts.

Donuts are my favorite. I can trace back my love for donuts to a very specific event in my life – the day my younger brother Matt was born. I was pretty upset about sharing my mom with another human being and in an effort to console me, my aunt bought me a package of […]

portland places: southland whiskey kitchen.

I love living in Portland. It’s a fantastic place with a lovely climate, friendly people and delicious food and drinks – what’s not to love? People are always e-mailing me and asking me for suggestions of where to go and what to eat, see and do when they come to visit Portland. People want to […]