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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...
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 in July (one day after my birthday in ...
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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 ...
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 dessert tonight, we're serving three ...
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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...
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 cooking meat from 45 barbecue teams.
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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...
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 ingenious way to fluff-ify a potato) and ...
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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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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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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...
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, Portland has something most other ...
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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...
When 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 big one itself.
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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...
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 and will feature keynote speaker Peter ...
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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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