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Robert McGrath
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I read, I run, I drink tasty beverages.
I read, I run, I drink tasty beverages.

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Let's Talk About Doughnuts... (aka Review - Blue Star Donuts (Portland, OR))

Blue Star Donuts 1237 SW Washington St. Portland, OR 97205 Visit Date: March 16, 2018 In today’s health-conscious environment doughnuts are a bad thing.  No one in their right mind is going to describe them as healthy.  That being said, who cares. …
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Check out my review of Pepe le Moko, a cocktail bar in Portland, OR!

Visit Date: March 15, 2018 407 SW Tenth Ave Portland, Or 97205 Pepe Le Moko Getting in Pepe le Moko is a pretty awesome little bar.  And I do mean little – it seats a maximum of thirty-four.  Thirty-four people who don’t mind getting in each other’s…
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The next time you're in Portland, get your Ramen fix on. And your dumpling fix. Check out my review of Marukin Ramen here!

Visit Date: March 15, 2018 Pine Street Market 126 SW 2nd Ave #109 Portland, OR 97204 Marukin Ramen – Pine Street Market Location Since we were going to be in Portland, and there are some really great restaurants there we decided to get some Ramen.  I am…
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Like umbrellas and fruit in your drinks? Me too! Check out my review here!

Visit Date: March 15, 2018 2733 NE Broadway St Portland, OR 97232 Hale Pele is one of those fun places you find and then keep to yourself.   It’s a dark bar with a smallish sign out front and not a lot of outside light.  From the street, you can’t really…
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Visit Date: March 15, 2018 822 NE Broadway St Portland, OR 97232 Bill with tip: $45.30 (3 entrees, 1 appetizer, 1 beer) Frank’s Noodle House is located a bit off the beaten path in Portland’s Eastern district.  A lovely old home has been turned into a den…
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The Jupiter Hotel is a fun choice for an adult getaway in Portland! Check out my review here!

The Jupiter Hotel 800 E Burnside St Portland, OR 97214 Location: The Jupiter Hotel is located on the East bank of the Willamette River in Portland, OR.  By car, it is about a 5 min drive from the Pearl District and downtown.  You can walk to Powell’s…
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Check out my bar review of the Douglas Fir in Portland, OR!

Douglas Fir Bar, Jupiter Hotel, Portland OR Visit: March 15, 2018 Web: Douglas Fir Lounge 800 E. Burnside St Portland, OR 97214 Review: The Douglas Fir is part of the Jupiter Hotel and serves triple duty as an event venue, bar, and restaurant.  There is a…
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The Dish: The roots for this recipe come from a video Chef John did for his Youtube Channel Food Wishes.  The guts of the recipe have not changed much from his recipe.  It’s a solid recipe, and frankly the family and I love it.  The pilaf pairs well with…
Oven-baked Rice Pilaf
Oven-baked Rice Pilaf
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How about an easy and delicious chicken recipe? With wine? New blog post up!

Get the recipe here. The Story: I love blackened chicken.  Hell, I pretty much love everything blackened.  I always have some sort of blackening seasoning in the cupboard where its easy to get to.  Generally I am partial to [amazon_textlink…
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There's still a chill in the air, how about some delicious beer cheese soup? New blog post up!

Get the recipe here. History: Several years ago, my wife and I went out to dinner.  I do not remember where we were, but my wife ordered a cup of their beer cheese soup.  She was less than impressed, and in the course of the conversation that followed I…
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