Articles by Kristi

Hollywood Farmers Market

May 11, 2010 // 1 Comment

Everyone loves the downtown/PSU farmer’s market.  But personally it makes me want to run screaming.  OK, that’s a little bit of an exaggeration, but it is SOOOO [more]

Meat Cheese Bread

May 11, 2010 // 1 Comment

The name told me it was going to be awesome, but this (relatively) new sandwich shop, blew us away.  Meat Cheese Bread. They have their priorities in order.  It’s a [more]

Fleur De Lis Bakery & Cafe

May 7, 2010 // 1 Comment

I have two favorite coffee shops in Portland.  One I don’t go to very often any more because I think it may have been responsible for about 5 of the 15 pounds I just [more]

The Whole Bowl

May 5, 2010 // 0 Comments

Cheap. Fast. Healthy. One of my favorite lunches in Portland is The Whole Bowl.  It’s were I turn when I need something fast, healthy and happen to have cash in my [more]

Hike: Dog Mountain

May 4, 2010 // 3 Comments

Looking for a nice EASY hike to enjoy the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge? Then don’t do Dog Mountain.  This one is a doozy.  It’s a calf burning, sweat [more]

Kentucky Derby @ Portland Meadows

May 3, 2010 // 1 Comment

The Kentucky Derby is Saturday 3rd, 2014. Don't miss the party at Portland Meadows you can bet on the races, drink and wear fantastic hats. [more]

Love Your Local Library

April 28, 2010 // 1 Comment

Ok.  I have a confession.  I am a library junkie.  We’re talking, dining room table covered with books; cook books, craft books, local authors, history books, [more]

Joe Brown’s Carmel Corn

April 25, 2010 // 1 Comment

It’s hard to believe, but when I was a kid, Lloyd Center was an OPEN AIR mall! My mom would take me there a couple times at year, always at Christmas time. I remember [more]

Gartner’s Country Meat Market

April 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

As soon as we walked in, we knew we were in for two things: 1) A long wait. 2) Some great meat. It was a Saturday afternoon and our first visit to Gartner’s Country [more]

Annie’s Donuts

April 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Sometimes I think Portland needs to get over Voodoo Donuts. Yes, their Bacon Maple bar has crossed my lips more than a few times, but you know what?  They are a little [more]
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