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Mattie Bamman
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2017 Portland Events Wall Calendar Is Now In Stores
Researching and editing the Portland Events Wall Calendar was my first job in Portland, back in 2010, and I'm excited to say the  2017 edition is now available . We're in our sixth year, and I think it's the best year, yet. We added new events, found 2017 d...

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Edible Portland: Three New Articles Currently on Newsstands
Hungry to explore and support more of Portland's food artisan community, I spent much of this summer at farmers markets and food incubator events, meeting Portland's hardworking food artisans and eating their delicious, local, and sustainable creations. The...

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I'm a Featured 'Oregon Maverick' in the The Gorge Business News
It's weird being on the other side of the pen. After meeting at last year's Northwest Travel Writers Conference , business news writer Lori Kimbel gave me the honor of being featured in The Gorge Business News as an "Oregon Maverick." The article came out i...

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New Article: Eating the View, Northwest Travel & Life Magazine
There are many ways to connect with nature. You can go hiking, or rent a room with a view. You can also eat it. At the three restaurants below, dining becomes an adventure among the fields, mountains and coastline. The Willows Inn on Lummi Island, WA  "For ...

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New Guide: An Eater's Guide to Portland, Eater Portland
After a lot of delicious work, we published An Eater's Guide to Portland on Eater Portland. Check it out to see the entire city's food scene introduced in one handy guide. Here are some of the highlights: Welcome to the Land of Craftsman Cuisine Straight up...

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New Article: How I Became a Certified Barbecue Judge, Eater Reports
At three o'clock Sunday morning, assistant pitmaster Geff Hoekman wakes up in the parking lot of the Mill Casino in Coos Bay, Oregon. He steps out of the Uff-Da-Q team cargo trailer into the chilled coastal night air, heavy with smoke and the smells of cook...

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New Article: Boise's Urban Wineries, Northwest Travel Magazine
W hen was your last "Aha!" wine moment? That moment when you drank a wine so special, you haven't seen wine the same since? Touring Boise's urban wineries and tasting rooms, you're certain to experience at least a few meaningful "Aha!" moments—if not the bi...

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New Article: Idaho's Most Iconic Foods, Northwest Travel Magazine
Arriving hungry in Idaho, I thought what I assume everyone visiting Idaho for the first time thinks: Where are the taters? Fun and bizarre potato creations have defined Idaho's culinary story for years—for instance, you'll find the blooming potato (an ingen...

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Northwest Travel Writers Conference Is Nearly Sold Out
Yo people! It's legit: The 9th Northwest Travel Writers Conference (aka Travel & Words) is just 8 registrations away from selling out. If you're planning to attend, better head to the website to register.  This year, the conference will be in Walla Walla an...

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New Article: Northwest Moscow Mules
Northwest Moscow Mules The tang, the spice, the booze—the Moscow Mule is a cocktail especially suited for rainy Northwest winters. Easily recognizable, it's served in a copper mug, often to the chagrin of bar owners; copper Moscow Mule mugs are some of the ...
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