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 [...]
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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!
This may be one of the latest harvest in Oregon wine making history this year… but that doesn’t mean we can’t get out and celebrate the great harvests of years past at Pinot in the City. There will be over 100+ wineries, including some of the most revered names in Oregon pinot, in attendance all [...]
I love fresh fish and chips. When the newest food cart opened on 5th and Stark I was left wondering why someone hadn’t done a coastal cart yet to date (or at least that I knew about). So of course, I bellied up to Oregon Coast Fish Co. and ordered the daily special. A big [...]
Like any true Portlander I do my fair share of food cart consumption at our over 600 food carts. I have seen the even better Portlanders with their home containers walking up to any number of carts asking not to waste the paper/container their yummy goods would normally come in. When I see those people [...]
I am sometimes (no, usually) guilty of taking a detour on the way back to the office to snack on fresh berries, tomatoes, and cheese from local farmers at one of Portland’s weekly Farmer’s Markets. The love I have for browsing the local produce and sampling is probably a bit too immense. The lush greens [...]
An article posted on CBC.com names Portland as one of the top foodie cities in the US. Taking the everyday eating experience into consideration, as well as availability of fresh local produce, meats and seafood; Portland “could probably be crowned the Pacific Northwest’s capital of –isms: locavorism, vegetarianism, and microbrewism.” You can also learn all [...]
We couldn’t say it better than Time Magazine did today…Portland “is America’s new food Eden.” Hey Josh, next time you’re in town, check out our Epicurean Excursion or our Chocolate Decadence Tour and see how we live and play. Then, you can visit Beast.
You’ve waited all year… it arrives this weekend… the 23rd annual Oregon Brewers Festival. It gets bigger and better every year, so don’t miss it. As always the event will take place in Waterfront Park. They will be pouring over 80 craft beers from around the country. (Remember: No industrial brewers allowed!) The weather is [...]
Join us for a special Valentine’s Weekend Epicurean Excursion next weekend. In addition to the regular 10:00 a.m. Epicurean Tours we will be offering a special 2:00 p.m. tour on Friday (2/12) and Saturday (2/13). A great way to jump start your Valentine’s Day Weekend for the foodie in your life. Space is limited, so [...]