Sipping a cold “Jack Kerouc” on steps of China Town!


Found this place while in Ashland the other night.  Flat out incredible.  Best meal in months.  Wife works the kitchen while husband tends to guests.  Had incredible starter of puff pastry with Crater Lake Blue cheese, carmelized onions, and an apple and micro green salad.  So good!  Enjoyed a beet salad with sautéed oyster mushrooms, watercress, pancetta,…

Noble Coffee Shop

This Ashland coffee shop rocks. They “pull” their espresso! No pushing buttons. This place is like a hearty deep porter making Starbones a Bud Lite!!!

Pies and Pints

West Virginia baby! Great place. Good stuff! Welcome to Portland Emily B.!!!

Double Mountain

I do think this is the best small, high quality, good vibe feeling brew pub I have enjoyed in years. Could have sat here all afternoon! I want more. Almost cried when I got home and had not brought a growler of the good stuff. If you have not journeyed to Hood River to bask…

Miro’s Bistro

I’ve said it before, I will say it again: This is one of my favorite restuarants…anywhere.  To find it in Lethbridge Alberta Canada is crazy.  But it is there, and it is soooo good.  

Two for One

Had some wonderful wine tastings at Chateaulin, a flight of five great tasting vinos.  The person tending bar suggested we dine at a tapas type place, a short distance away, Tease.  Ended up she is the fiancé of the chef.  So along we went.  Wonderful evening of wine and food, thank you guys for your…

Cucina Biazza

Cucina Biazza, in Ashland.   Place of one of our first dates, so many years ago.  Dinner spot, tonight, for a significant birthday, and staging grounds before our show at the Elizabethan stage at the Oregon Shakespeare Theater.  What a meal, what a night!