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Follow Me To FEAST!

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photo via FEAST

FEAST is finally here!

It’s my FIRST time attending this Portland food + drink festival and FEAST is the best of its kind in North America. It truly is the ultimate food festival and its celebrating its fifth year.

There will be exciting food events happening all over the city and it runs from September 15-18 with ticketed classes, workshops, tastings and a grand feast food festival in the program. (more…)

Weekend Brunch: Accanto – Portland, Oregon

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Brunch is no joke here in Portland. We take our weekend breakfast rituals very seriously and by-product are some of the best brunches you will eat in the country. I was recently invited to Accanto in SE Portland to try out their brunch menu. It absolutely did not disappoint.

We started off with their doughy and moist Ricotta Donuts ($6) and all that cheese does make a difference. They were soft to bite with the texture of a light cake donut. It’s served up with lemon curd for dipping and generous sprinkle of powdered sugard.

Definitely order these to start with a nice hot cup of coffee. It took a lot of restraint not to wolf all of these down while waiting for our main. (more…)

Ramen + Dim Sum at Boke Bowl – Portland

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Updated: Just got the chance to go back and try their weekend dim sum brunch menu + cart service. Added a few new photos to this post!

One of my new favourite places for ramen is most definitely over at Boke Bowl.

If you’re planning a trip out to Portland, Oregon – you have to bookmark this place on your list of places to visit. The noodles here are the standout star for me. Incredibly chewy with a nice thickness to it – soaking in a slow-simmered pork broth.

Boke Bowl also does a weekend dim sum menu that features two carts – a tall steam cart and one for fried food. It’s perfect because you can just point and choose at what you want as their take on dim sum is modern and unique. It was really neat to try a twist on all the dim sum dishes I’ve been eating all these years. Here’s what we ordered: (more…)

A Day Trip to Multnomah Falls

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A sponsored post with Gold Peak Iced Tea.

Thinking of coming to Portland? One of the number one must-dos on a trip to Portland is a quick little day trip out to Multnomah Falls. There is just so much natural beauty in Oregon and this quick and easy day trip out of the city is a great way to see one of the crown gems.

Paul and I like to get out there as early in the morning as possible to beat all the tour buses and crowds. In this case it’s true – the early bird actually does get the worm! (more…)

Travel Guide: Smith Rock, Oregon

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I was asking my friend Kat from Wild Hearts Club where a good place was to go camping in Oregon. She immediately pulled out her phone and showed me a picture of Smith Rock.

It was stunning and her campsite was overlooking a canyon with a river running through it. She confirmed to me that the toilets did indeed flush, the restrooms were clean and there were showers.

I got inspired and immediately booked a weekend trip. (more…)

The Ultimate Food Festival – FEAST Portland

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photo via FEAST Portland

I’ll be attending my FIRST ever FEAST Portland this year and I am super excited about all the exciting food events happening all over the city. The festival is in its fifth year and runs from September 15-18 with ticketed classes, workshops, tastings and a grand feast in the program.

This celebration of food will feature the best of the Pacific Northewest with chefs participating from all over the west coast.

Grand Tasting Feast

A lot of the events are sold-out, but you can still get tickets for:

It’s a great deal because most if not all events include food and drink. The Grand Tasting is one of the festival’s best bets. 30 wineries, 100 participants and 25oo daily guests will descend upon this outdoor event at Pioneer Courthouse Square.

You can drink and nibble your way through the best of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Though Saturday is all sold-out, you can still get a head start on Friday! The event runs from 1-5 PM.

I’ll be headed to the Grand Tasting + The Sandwich Invitational this year! You can follow along on my feasting adventures on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

To learn more about the event, make sure to visit FEAST Portland online.