Good Food, Ghosts and Hideaways!
Mar29

Good Food, Ghosts and Hideaways!

While collecting content for Portland’s Funky & Fabulous Bathrooms book, I uncover some really fascinating insights into many of our well-known and well-loved establishments, like NorthWest Public (NWPH) House on Kearney and 23rd. If you haven’t been yet, he’s a brief description to help you visualize. The house is a two-level craftsman home built in 1906. In 2011 the house opened as a gastropub / sports lounge. Three outdoor...

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Samantha & Peppy
Mar25

Samantha & Peppy

Love these dining companions at Sugar Mama’s! Every table has a unique set, none quite as handsome as these two but maybe I’m partial. Sugar Mama’s fantastic breakfasts! Other “viewfinder” posts: Girl On The Go PDX Viewfinder Super Bowl Eh, Gummy Bears Fun! Bird’s Eye View Wieden & Kennedy...

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Friendly Food Cart Competition Anyone?

If you feel you are well versed in your food cart knowledge, love to eat, can think quick on your feet and move effortlessly on Tri-Met – then you should call your friends, gather a team, begin training and sign up for the 2nd PDX Cartathlon! March 3, 2012, 10am rain or shine, hungry or not, tennis shoes or those crazy barefoot running socks – Game On! Let me know in the comments if you are up for a little...

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We Can Pickle That!

The line made famous from season 2 of Portlandia has a pretty decent amount of truth to it here in Portland. The 2nd Annual Perfect Pickle Competition, will take place Monday Feb.6th at Holocene from 6-12pm. Pickle Tasting is from 7-8 only. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds go to The Dill Pickle Club, a non-profit organization who’s goal is to broaden people’s knowledge about Portland’s past, present and future. Last...

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I’m Watching You…
Jan25

I’m Watching You…

I’m watching you and freaking you out! McMenamins Rams Head has these eerie ladies painted in a long row beneath their extensive selection of taps in the bar. Each lady is similar but eerily different. They become more taunting the longer you sit there – starring at them – and if you sit there really long they start to wink at you and mimick your facial expressions! Other viewfinder posts: Girl On The Go PDX...

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Top 10 Things I’d Like To See or Try in 2012

Although I seem to be out and about frequently, I often find myself reading through the paper or other blogs and saying ” I’ve always wanted to go there or do that!”  Then it’s filed away in the deep caverns of my very “of the moment” mind; only to be brought back to the forefront when I read about it through someone else’s experience. Well that just won’t do anymore! So here is my top...

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