Category Archives: friends

Portland Birthday Eats & Party Spots

I enjoyed such a fantastic birthday last Friday, thanks to my Portland family. They must know I like a good party (it’s that obvious!?) and so they pulled out all the stops. Just for regular ole 32 too – not … Continue reading

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Obscure Holiday Cocktail Tasting, Vol. 5

The obscure holiday cocktail tasting just keeps getting better and better with great company, great drinks, and loads of cheese. Now in it’s fifth year, the cocktail tasting has gone from finding obscure holiday cocktails (the list was pretty short) … Continue reading

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Sunday Visit to Bresca and the Honey Bee

It was a sad day for Portland’s restaurant scene when Krista Desjarlais announced that she was closing her restaurant, Bresca. Fortunately, the news came quickly that she and her husband Erik (also a chef), bought the Snack Shack at Sabbathday … Continue reading

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Out On A Limb CSA – First Share

I was skeptical the first time I heard of the Out On A Limb apple CSA. (There was a tomato one that raised my eyebrows too.) I figured there was no way I’d ever be able to eat enough apples … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Eating Brooklyn

I went to New York last weekend to visit Original Roomie A. (who we remembered guest posted this scathing review of the food at Bubble Tea in the Old Port), and we ate our way through Brooklyn.  When I visit A., … Continue reading

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Baller Pocket Brunch

I really came in at the top here – attending my first Pocket Brunch on Sunday, where the theme was “Baller” and the guest chef was Rob Evans of Duckfat (and formerly Hugo’s). Pretty baller of me, if I do say so … Continue reading

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Obscure Holiday Cocktail Tasting, Vol. 4

We had our 4th Annual (!!!) Obscure Holiday Cocktail Tasting last Friday. The cocktails we served are obscure in that they’re original and unique, rather than obscure as in lost to history. We’re embracing this evolution and even floated the … Continue reading

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