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Mattie Bamman
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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 ...
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 most stolen items in any bar.
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I'm on Right At The Fork!
Here's a rad podcast all about the new restaurants in Portland this year. I talk with hosts Chris Angelus and 101.9 Kink's Cort Johnson about some of the biggest Portland restaurant openings slated for early 2016, including Pine Street Market, Century, and ...
Here's a rad podcast all about the new restaurants in Portland this year. I talk with hosts Chris Angelus and 101.9 Kink's Cort Johnson about some of the biggest Portland restaurant openings slated for early 2016, including Pine Street Market, Century, and Besaw's.
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New Article: Off the Tourism Trail: Main Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Off the Tourism Trail: Main Street, Vancouver, B.C. The sleek spires of fashionable downtown aren't the only side to Vancouver, British Columbia. Daytripping to East Vancouver's edgy and historic Main Street takes you to another city, one short on franchise...
Off the Tourism Trail: Main Street, Vancouver, B.C.. The sleek spires of fashionable downtown aren't the only side to Vancouver, British Columbia. Daytripping to East Vancouver's edgy and historic Main Street takes you to another city, one short on franchises and long on what makes Vancouver ...
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Announcing the 8th Annual Northwest Travel Writers Conference
This conference just gets better. And really, who needs an excuse to visit Walla Walla in May? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mattie
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Explorer Media Presents (January 6, 2016) -- You are invited to Travel & Words 2016, the Northwest's premier conference for travel and lifestyle writers. Travel & Words 2016 will be held in Walla Walla, Washington, on May 16 and 17 at The Marcus Whitman, one of the Northwest's historic grand ...
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The New 2016 Portland Events Wall Calendar Hits Stores
It's hard to believe it's in its fifth year, but the Portland Events Wall Calendar is now out and in stores. I think the we included some really fun new events this year, like North Portland's creepy Doll Asylum and SOLVE Oregon , a huge event when hoards o...
It's hard to believe it's in its fifth year, but the Portland Events Wall Calendar is now out and in stores. I think the we included some really fun new events this year, like North Portland's creepy Doll Asylum and SOLVE Oregon, a huge event when hoards of trash collecting do-gooders clean up ...
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Upcoming TEDx Talk: Words, Not Ideas: How to Write a Book
Funny enough, my talk will focus on the words of wisdom imparted by my neighbor, Ted Enslin, a poet who wrote around 120 books during his lifetime. I am so excited to get to talk book writing at TEDx Spokane, which this year focuses on " Knowing It Again ."...
Funny enough, my talk will focus on the words of wisdom imparted by my neighbor, Ted Enslin, a poet who wrote around 120 books during his lifetime. I am so excited to get to talk book writing at TEDx Spokane, which this year focuses on "Knowing It Again." For anyone who has attempted to write a ...
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3-Question Interview with Jenny Nickolaus and Chris Whaley of The American Local
Working on an article on Portland izakaya, I received an awesome perspective on The American Local's version of Americanized izakaya. Below, owners Jenny Nickolaus and Chris Whaley discuss the philosophy behind The American Local: How
would you describe Th...
Working on an article on Portland izakaya, I received an awesome perspective on The American Local's version of Americanized izakaya. Below, owners Jenny Nickolaus and Chris Whaley discuss the philosophy behind The American Local: How would you describe The American Local's style of izakaya (in ...
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Bollywood Theater on the Destination Oregon Television Show
I had so much fun doing this television segment with host  Mackenzie Wilson and the Destination Oregon  crew. I was actually pretty nervous at first, but everything went smooove once we started talking food, focusing front-and-center on Bollywood Theater's ...
I had so much fun doing this television segment with host Mackenzie Wilson and the Destination Oregon crew. I was actually pretty nervous at first, but everything went smooove once we started talking food, focusing front-and-center on Bollywood Theater's kati roll. Chef Troy MacLarty has a knack ...
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New Article: Dining on Boise's Bustling 8th Street
Dining on Boise's Bustling 8th Street When visiting a city for the first time, it's all about finding a landmark, an easily recognizable building or avenue to help you get around. In Boise, I toyed with the idea of the regal Capitol Building, with its strik...
Dining on Boise's Bustling 8th Street When visiting a city for the first time, it's all about finding a landmark, an easily recognizable building or avenue to help you get around. In Boise, I toyed with the idea of the regal Capitol Building, with its striking green swirled marble interior, ...
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TEDx Video Is Up! Words, Not Ideas: How to Write a Book | TEDxSpokane
Growing up off the grid in Downeast Maine came with some perks in addition to the seafood and sweet hunting-orange fashion accessories. I got to learn how writing is like stacking firewood from my neighbor, the poet Theodore Enslin. It started when I was yo...
Growing up off the grid in Downeast Maine came with some perks in addition to the seafood and sweet hunting-orange fashion accessories. I got to learn how writing is like stacking firewood from my neighbor, the poet Theodore Enslin. It started when I was young, and Ted and I had a written ...
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New Publication: NW Tastemaker Now In Stores
A special edition magazine, NW Tastemaker is one of the most fascinating projects I've ever worked on. Developed to define Northwest cuisine, it showcases local farmers, charcuterie producers, fisherwomen, and other food folk to tell the stories behind the ...
A special edition magazine, NW Tastemaker is one of the most fascinating projects I've ever worked on. Developed to define Northwest cuisine, it showcases local farmers, charcuterie producers, fisherwomen, and other food folk to tell the stories behind the Northwest's most inspired restaurants.
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Upcoming Speaking Engagement at B.C. Tourism Industry Conference
Facebook/BC Tourism Industry Conference On October 21, I'll be at the British Columbia Tourism Industry Conference  to give a talk about building relationships with the media. Also sitting on the panel will be Explorer Media publisher Dave Peterson, Northwe...
On October 21, I'll be at the British Columbia Tourism Industry Conference to give a talk about building relationships with the media. Also sitting on the panel will be Explorer Media publisher Dave Peterson, Northwest Travel Magazine editor Allen Cox, and travel writer Nancy Mueller.
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