We don’t like to brag, and yet sometimes we want to yell it from the rooftops! Here in Portland we sure do love food, and have been nominated numerous times as one of the top ten foodie cities in the country. We literally have every option you can think of from fancy five star restaurants […]
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We’re going to be honest: we’re pretty wowed by our tour guide, Joe Streckert. Not only is he a native Portlander (yes they do exist!), which is a rarity these days in a city full of transplants, he actively leads five out of our seven different types of tours. How he keeps them all straight […]
Thinking about booking one of our fabulous tours? Already booked a tour and still have questions? We’ve got the 411 on our most popularly asked questions. What if it rains? Lucky you, you’re going to get the full Portland experience if you do a walking tour in the rain! It’s hard to avoid our liquid […]
Portlanders have many stereotypical quirks. Supposedly, we’ll put a bird on anything that stands still long enough to get DIY’d. We all commute to work by bike (when our unicycles are in the shop). We will walk half a mile to find a recycling bin for the bottle of artisan cold-brew coffee we just chugged, […]
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!
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 […]