Does the mother in your life have enough chocolate? (Hint: The answer is always “No.”) Well, in case it has crept up on you unawares, we felt you ought to know that this Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day. And we have the perfect solution for her insufficient supply and variety of chocolate. Give her [...]
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So you don’t like to be trapped by Hallmark Holidays… but you don’t want to fall into the “careless jerk” category (i.e., not treating your sweetie special on Valentine’s Day). What to do? Here’s five non-traditional ways to say “I love you”: 1. Tickets to the Portland Jazz Festival, February 15-24. How convenient that it [...]
Good old V-day is right around the corner. And you know what that means… Yes. It means, guys (and gals), you’d better start thinking about what you’re getting your Valentine. Soon. Whether your Valentine is the same one you’ve had for years, a brand-new love interest or someone you haven’t met yet, you’ll want to [...]
Portland’s reputation as a major “foodie” city has bumped up a notch… and is likely to rise up further, after this week. The International Food Bloggers conference swings into Foodvana this weekend for a three-day extravaganza August 24-26, extolling the virtues and expanding the scope of all great things food-related – on-line. So if you [...]
Portland Walking Tours was recently featured on MERGE!, a TV magazine-format show hosted by the irrepressible Kelsey Beer (perfect name for someone doing features on Portland, isn’t it?) airing on KPDX-TV. In case you missed it, here’s the link. Enjoy!
November is “give thanks” month, an excellent time to reflect on the many fantastic aspects of Portland that make it such a wonderful place to live and visit. Here at Portland Walking Tours, we’re especially thankful for Portland’s wonderful chocolate scene, a hidden gem that we too often overlook. We have chocolatiers, confectioners, and even [...]
Portland is justifiably famous for its amazing local beers, and it’s becoming almost as well known for its incredible array of quality local chocolate options. What better way could there be to spend V-Day than to pair these two great treats? Pairing beer and chocolate is not a new idea. Local (but internationally famous) beer [...]
This is for the guys and gals out there who tend to let the 14th sneak up on them unprepared. You’ve got exactly 1 week until Valentines Day is upon you. If you’re looking for a little something sweet for the sweetie in your life then don’t forget our friends at Cacao, Leonidas, Moonstruck and [...]
It’s that time of year again…. time for the 6th annual Chocolate Fest and a chance to sip and nibble some of the best chocolate food and drink from local makers. The event opens on Friday, January 21st with an 21-and-over Opening Night Premiere, and runs through Sunday (1/23), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For [...]
We thought that our Chocolate Decadence tour was a prize, but the Guinness Book of World Records recently announced that they have certified the world’s largest chocolate bar! At 18.66 feet long by 9.16 feet wide and a thickness of 10 inches, this 9,702-pound chocolate bar will set back an entire diabetic family tree by [...]