La Rambla Restaurant...

I haven’t posted in a while, but I’m ready now.  And what a great restaurant to start off with, La Ramble a Spanish Cuisine right in downtown McMinnville.  It’s the perfect place to grab a fancy lunch before drinking a few more local Pinots. We started out with a cheese...

Metrovino Happy Hour

Metrovino was a fun but expensive place for happy hour. Check out their web site here: http://metrovinopdx.com/index.html      

Spints and Tabla Dat...

I have a new favorite restaurant… But before I get into that, let me tell you about a nice place for drinks before you go to my restaurant of choice.  Spints Pub and Restaurant has a great old world feel yet the drinks are modern and are sure to surprise and delight.   I tried the...

Fire on the Mountain...

We celebrated Peregrine’s birthday with his favorite food: hot wings. We have been to Buffalo Wild Wings, but dislike their dark TV-filled atmosphere. Luckily in Portland there is a local wing place that is suppose to be the best around: Fire on the Mountain, just over the Burnside...

Gilt Club Portland R...

Last month we went to try Gilt Club Restaurant in Old Town Portland. I had always wanted to review the restaurant since seeing the funny scene in Portlandia about the chicken named Colin. As we did our restaurant review, we were being filmed for some kind of Groupon promotion. You can see...

The Chipotle 930 Cal...

Chipotle Mexican restaurant is a favorite for our family.  We love that most ingredients are produced naturally by small non-factory type farmers.  The other day I was really hungry so I decided to order something a little different than the my usual vegetarian spicy burrito....

Portland Lebanese Re...

Most of my friends know I am omnivore when it comes to food.  Seriously, I like and eat EVERYTHING. But I cannot for the life of me think when was the last time I have had Lebanese food.  I don’t know much about the cuisine, so I figured trying foreign flavors through a three-course...