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Category: Culinary Travel
What I Ate in Portland
Roses and restaurant recommendations.
The Room Tour of San Francisco (with Food!), Part 3
What are these characters doing here?
The Room Tour of San Francisco (with food!), Part 2
What’s with the candles? The music? The sexy dress?
The Room Tour of San Francisco (with food!), Part 1
OH HAI, SAN FRANCISCO
Death Rattle Writers Festival and Zine Available on Etsy
First trip to Idaho, Death Rattle Writers Festival, onsen, sourdough pancakes and more!
Great Book Larder Bake Off: Layer Cake
Like every other food blogger and foodie friend I know, I watched The Great British Bake Off, (or Baking Show, as it’s known in the US) this winter. I’m not a big reality cooking competition enthusiast, and the optimism and teamwork of the show were exactly what I needed. A friend told me about Book Larder‘s new event “The Great…
Special Man Chocolates to Tell Him How Special His Masculinity Is
Or, “A box of chocolates is like life: full of problematic masculine posturing.”
Mooncakes and Tea at the Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland
Taking tea on the second floor of the lovely Lan Su Chinese Garden’s Teahouse in the Tower of Cosmic Reflections in Portland.
“I measure the time and I stand amazed” – Orcas Island
A year ago, my best friend* and I took a day-hiking trip to Orcas Island on President’s Day. We left at 5:30 in the morning to find the first Zip Car’s keys were missing; got a ticket in a speed trap in Skagit County; didn’t pack enough food; weren’t able to get food at the brewery where…
Crying a Thousand Beautiful Tears into my Tofu
On my business trip, I had an overnight in Kyoto, and my coworker and I stopped to get lunch at Kyoto Station before going to our hotel. While I’m partial to the “solid tofu”(katatôfu [堅豆腐]) of the Kaga region, I also love Kyoto’s yuba (ゆば, 湯葉), the “tofu skin” and didn’t want to leave the city without eating…
Star Wars Gingerbread
Silly name aside, if you’re a geek in Seattle this holiday season, you must check out the Sheraton Hotel’s annual (and free) gingerbread village “May the Holidays Be With You.” That’s right, Star Wars-themed gingerbread to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Here’s some photos I took last weekend!