Metrovino Happy Hour

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

Mint 820 Restaurant-...

I have had more lamb hamburgers in Portland in the last six months than my entire 30 years in Santa Barbara. This is a good thing. Mint Restaurant in the north-east side of Portland was a recommendation from a co-worker for great happy hour drinks and good food.  Lesley and I went for...

Peruvian Style ̵...

I’m trying to figure out how to drink wine and get paid for it.  I know its everyone’s dream, but I really think I can achieve it.  I met a new wine marketing friend at Andina Restaurant to brainstorm the possibilities.  Unfortunately, even though we went to Andina because...

Clyde Commons Uncom...

Clyde Commons restaurant at the Ace Hotel had recently been reviewed in Bon Appetit or Sunset or something so Lesley kept after me to try it for a quick happy hour.  The food and the drinks were great as well as the trendy crowd and atmosphere.  The only strange thing was that everything...

How to Enjoy a Pint After Work Mar16

How to Enjoy a Pint ...

Sometimes it’s difficult to find time for the simple pleasures in life.  What could be more enjoyable then a quick pint and a pretzel before continuing home or back to work?  If you’re like me, making a pint a priority is important for good health and sanity.  I find that...