• Sabbatical is Finally Here!

Lang Baan Thai Kitchen

6 SE 28th Ave, Portland • langbaanpdx.com • 971.344.2564

Hours: 5 weekly seatings – Thurs 6pm; Fri & Sat 6pm and 8:30pm

So it is official. We are in Japan and on sabbatical. It is really happening! More to come on our adventures here soon. If you don’t already, follow me on Instagram for more real-time photos of our trip! I also have a fun hashtag #MckAsia.


I guess it seems fitting that I writing this post for you on Lang Baan while in Asia (soon to be in Thailand). And also fitting that this is totally a belated post (since I went there in September) as it was a belated birthday party for my friend (her birthday was in July).

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Sabbatical is Finally Here!

So while you are reading this, I will be on my way to Japan! Holy cow!

I can’t believe our crazy adventure is finally here! I feel like we have been talking about it for so long that it never quite seemed real.

Where we're hoping to go in Vietnam! Photo credit: my friend Mary of The Kitchen Paper who recently spent 4 months in Vietnam

Where we’re hoping to go in Vietnam! Photo credit: My friend Mary of The Kitchen Paper who recently spent 4 months in Vietnam

Remind me, what’s happening?

We are off to Asia for just over 9 weeks! October 16th through December 25th! We will be closing our computers, saying “see ya later” to work, and just having a great time!

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Fro Yo Portland Style: Eb & Bean

1425 NE Broadway & 14th, Portland • ebandbean.com • 503.281.6081

Hours: Daily Noon – 10pm

Eb & Bean (11)

In college, my friends and I were basically obsessed with frozen yogurt. I’m not sure if it was because we were just followers in the fro yo fad, because we were convinced that despite how many Oreos we put on our fro yo, it was “healthy,” or if we just liked having a fun, casual activity to enjoy together. Whatever the reason, we probably went to the fro yo place near the University of Oregon campus at least once a week. Once there was a self-serve location in Portland where most of us moved after graduation, we were extremely jazzed.

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