Monthly Archives: November 2010

Local Cupcake Challenge

Uke of Edible Obsessions came up with the great idea to have a cupcake tasting, since new bakeries keep popping up like mushrooms in your yard. So last Saturday night, Dawn of Appetite Portland, headed to Uke’s house with our … Continue reading

Posted in bakeries, cupcakes, dessert, friends, Portland, reviews | 6 Comments

Thai-o-rama Wrap-Up

Here’s a wrap-up of all the Pad Thais eaten, Tom Kar Gais slurped, and dumplings dunked. Look to the other participants of the Thai-o-rama to find their (conflicting, I’m sure) opinions of the best of Thai in Portland. After all … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, reviews, salad, Thai, Thai-O-Rama | 2 Comments

Thanksgiving Turkey Talk

Thanksgiving is fast approaching. And if you’re like me, you’re probably wondering where you can get the best turkey (both in taste and environmental impact), while doing the least damage to your wallet. So, I present to you your four … Continue reading

Posted in Hannaford, holidays, local eating, meat, Rosemont, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods | 11 Comments

Seng Chai Thai Review

Maybe you’ll be excited to know that this is the final installation of Thai-o-rama! After eight months of dining, ten bloggers have participated in this elaborate undertaking of reviewing all twelve Thai restaurants in Portland. Here’s the review of the … Continue reading

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

I feel like Brussels sprouts are having their moment. Last year, I became enamoured with them after roasting them like Ruth Reichl, making a gratin from Farm to Table, and having a shaved salad at Bresa. In addition to all … Continue reading

Posted in better with bacon, fall, farmers' market, farms, local eating, veggies | 2 Comments

Chicken Noodle Kale Soup

If I were you and I was reading this, I’d think ‘meh.’ That’s how I react to chicken noodle soup recipes. Boooooring. But this one is good, I swear. M. added parsnips, kale, fine egg noodles, and a delicious chicken … Continue reading

Posted in easily vegetarian, fall, recipes, soup, veggies | 2 Comments

BBF: Gift Edition

Between my birthday and my boyfriend’s mom’s trip to Italy (jealous!), I was fortunate enough to receive a lot of gifts lately. Maybe this will help you brainstorm some gifts for those you love at Christmas- since according to the … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, gifts, holidays, Italian | 2 Comments