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Mattie Bamman
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New Article: 11 Portland Road Trips That Are Actually Worth Taking, on Thrillist
Enough road-tripping fun for the entire 2015 summer, these 11 Portland road trips show off the best drives and destinations within 4 hours of the city. My second article for Thrillist.com is up! Photo by Mattie John Bamman Let's face it, being surrounded by...
Let's face it, being surrounded by road trips is one of the things that makes Portland Portland, but everyone's always talking about the same road trips: take a drive to Cannon Beach, Willamette Valley, Timberline Lodge... We're going assume that you know all about those (you have noticed the ...
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New Thrillist Article: Best Izakaya in Portland
Photo by Kari Young Because Japan and America go together like... um, Tom Selleck and that
movie where he moves to Japan, it should be no surprise that a slew of
that country's sweetest kind of drinking establishment, izakaya, are
showing up stateside, e...
Because Japan and America go together like... um, Tom Selleck and that movie where he moves to Japan, it should be no surprise that a slew of that country's sweetest kind of drinking establishment, izakaya, are showing up stateside, especially in booze happy Portland.
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Book Review: The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams - A Cookbook
Title: T he Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams - A Cookbook Author: Rosana Y.  Wan Score: 7.5/10 Price: $29.99 Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. Where to Buy: www.schifferbooks.com Rosana Y.  Wan's first book, The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Ada...
Rosana Y. Wan's first book, The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams - A Cookbook, is much more than a cookbook: It is a fascinating and intimate portrait of early American culinary life. One part biography, one part historical cookbook, The Culinary Lives of John & Abigail Adams takes you ...
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Book Review: The Chocolate Tasting Kit by Eagranie Yuh
--> Eagranie Yuh's new
chocolate book and kit, The Chocolate Tasting Kit, shows us that the world of
chocolate is just as complex and fascinating as the worlds of wine, coffee, and
tea. Ever wanted to know the difference between white and dark chocolates?
H...
Eagranie Yuh's new chocolate book and kit, The Chocolate Tasting Kit, shows us that the world of chocolate is just as complex and fascinating as the worlds of wine, coffee, and tea. Ever wanted to know the difference between white and dark chocolates? Hungry to identify the top chocolate ...
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New Article: The Great Winter Beer Festivals of the Alaska, Oregon, and Washington
Winter beers aren’t typical brews, and likewise, holiday beer festivals aren’t typical beer festivals...  Your guide to the best holiday beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest Pairing food and beer is one thing, but Christmas cookies and beer?
And not jus...
Winter beers aren't typical brews, and likewise, holiday beer festivals aren't typical beer festivals... Your guide to the best holiday beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest Pairing food and beer is one thing, but Christmas cookies and beer? And not just any beer: winter beers, ...
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New Website Launched for Ghostwriting, Developmental Editing, & Writing Consulting
For the past year, I've been working with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon to take my writing and editing business to the next level. This past week, I reached a milestone by launching a new website dedicated to my ghostwriting, developmental editing, an...
For the past year, I've been working with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon to take my writing and editing business to the next level. This past week, I reached a milestone by launching a new website dedicated to my ghostwriting, developmental editing, and writing coaching and consulting ...
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The New 2015 Portland Events Wall Calendar Hits Stores
Now in its fourth year, the Portland Events Wall Calendar has just hit stores with loads of new Portland events and beautiful photos of the Portland area. We also have some big news: The calendar will be sold in 43 new locations this year, including all loc...
Now in its fourth year, the Portland Events Wall Calendar has just hit stores with loads of new Portland events and beautiful photos of the Portland area. We also have some big news: The calendar will be sold in 43 new locations this year, including all local Fred Meyer and Albertsons.
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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone: Drink Turkish Wine
EuropeUpClose.com just published 5 Reasons to Drink Turkish Wine while in Turkey , an article that I wrote that introduces wine making in Turkey, and I wanted to take a moment to focus a little more on one of the wines featured in the article: Turasan Winer...
This white wine is a pure, clean glass of Mediterranean culture. Its transportive character begins with the nose, as fragrant as a midsummer twilight, with notes of elderflower, almond, and peach. At first, the palate is a full-mouth experience—the alcohol is 13.5%—put the body pulls away like a ...
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New Article: The Enigmatic Oregon White Truffle
The Enigmatic Oregon White Truffle Published in Northwest Travel Magazine Jan. 2015 By Mattie John Bamman Photo © Oregon Truffle Festival Black and white truffles are some of the world’s most expensive
delicacies, and until recently, many believed that cul...
Black and white truffles are some of the world's most expensive delicacies, and until recently, many believed that culinary-quality truffles grew exclusively in France and Italy. In fact, a lot of misinformation has surrounded truffles, but this much is sure: The Oregon truffle industry is ...
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Sagrantino: The Insider's Italian Wine
Review of 2009 Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wine The first time I visited Umbria, Italy—the land of the age-worthy sagrantino grape and Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG—I'd just quit a job teaching English in Lecce in Southern Italy to take an ...
Review of 2009 Arnaldo Caprai Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG Wine The first time I visited Umbria, Italy—the land of the age-worthy sagrantino grape and Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG—I'd just quit a job teaching English in Lecce in Southern Italy to take an extensive tour of Italy's wine and food ...
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Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014
The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the
amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the
most amazing beards and mustaches of the world! Ross prepares his mustache to...
Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014. The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the most amazing beards and mustaches of the world!
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Behind the Scenes: World Beard & Mustache Competition 2014
The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the most amazing beards and mustaches of the world! "The nice thing about this year...
The 2014 World Beard & Mustache Competition in Portland, Oregon, isn't over, yet, but I had to share all the amazing action happening behind the scenes. These are definitely the most amazing beards and mustaches of the world! "The nice thing about this year is that the people who are almost ...
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