• August + September Recap

August + September Recap

Well hello October! What a busy but wonderful end of the summer. August and September were filled with tons of events, restaurant outings, family visits and trips.


I admit it is kind of nice to have the fall here with a quieter schedule and rainy days spent curled up on the couch. Here are some of the highlights from the last two months.

Staring Into the Crater

Summiting Mt St Helens. 9 friends, 8.5 hours, 10 miles, 4,300 feet elevation gain, and one incredible view from the top of the volcanic crater!


Spot-on ramen from KukaiSure, you have to trek out to Beaverton and there can be a real long wait on weekends, but this Japanese-based restaurant serves up real good ramen.

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#FeastPDX Top 10 Bites

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Hello, my name is Erin and I have now gone 15 days since my last Feast event. I admit I might still be having withdrawals. Bring me back to the land of an absurd amount of food and drinks!

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One of the best parts of Feast is not just that you get to eat all of this food (obviously amazing!), but that you get to meet and interact with the chefs who are creating the dishes for you. My mom was so surprised and impressed when she saw Chef Vitaly actually plating her dish at Sandwich Invitational. I had to explain that they were all there – chefs from Portland and chefs brought in from around the nation and the world. These talented, hard-working professionals were not just handing off the work to their low-level employees but they were there to represent their craft and most importantly, have fun. Their energy and enthusiasm made the events even more special.

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Thursday Tours: Wine Life

Hello and happy October! Fall is now officially upon us!

While it may be time for pumpkin-spiced everything, we are still getting some fabulous weather out here so don’t pull out the rain boots just yet. With the blue skies on the forecast, the beautiful changing leaves and grape harvest in action, this is the perfect time for another trip to wine country.

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My friends and I are taking advantage of all that with a trip to Dundee for a tour of Dobbes Estate and Hyland Estates this Sunday. I have never been to either, so I’m really excited to check out somewhere new. As there will likely be a lot of wine drinking, it’s a good thing we’ve to Bridge City Limos to help us get home safely! I have no doubt we will take full advantage of that DD…

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