Dear internet, I’ve decided to start an experiment for a month. I’ve always been a fan of Tim Ferriss and his blog. Over the past two months, I’ve bought three copies of his newest book, The Four Hour Body, and given them away as presents. W, who I gave a book to, has been reading [...]
As always, the Oregon Brewers Festival is held in at the Portland Waterfront on the last full weekend in July. It’s a four day event from Thursday to Sunday and I managed to go taste some craft beers on Thursday and Friday. I stayed away from the IPAs and stuck to the lighter beers, but [...]
It was packed, and this was Friday afternoon, when people were still at work. [flickrvideo]http://www.flickr.com/photos/lao-ocean/4822050504/[/flickrvideo]
You know what they say… baby steps. These are my itty bitty steps as I get back to updating and posting again. This was a recent dinner at EaT: An Oyster Bar, a restaurant specializing in Cajun/Creole food. Fried okra. After I had okra for the first time in Greece, I vowed never to eat [...]
The Nines is a luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Portland. It houses two restaurants – Departure (modern Asian fare) and The Urban Farmer (a modern steakhouse).
(This photo was taken in the summer, when Seoul was a much warmer place to wander around in.) Anyone know where Mao restaurant in Iatewon is? We’d like to have peking duck there tomorrow night. If we can’t find it, My Thai-China sounds like a good alternative. It’s on one of the side street by [...]
Here are a few things I’ve been eating this week: One of my co-workers went back to New Zealand for a week and came back with chocolate treats for everyone in the office. It’s a Caramello Koala – yummy. I love the tagline for this coffee candy. “When you don’t have time for coffee!” [...]
What wonderful things can I say about Star Chef restaurant that hasn’t already been said by FatManSeoul or ZenKimchi? I wholeheartedly agree with them – the restaurant is fantastic. Yesterday, I was reading ZenKimchi’s blog and came upon his Star Chef post. Since the food looked amazing, and we were going to be in the [...]