Comfort Food at Portland Meatball Company

portland meatball company bucatini with duck meatballs

I don’t like to bring up politics, but it’s been an unavoidable topic after the election. How convenient that comfort food is available, and near by. Want to know what one of the ultimate comfort foods is? Meatballs! There’s just something about meatballs that makes people stop in their tracks for a minute, and just […]

Eat Like A Foodie This Fall

emilitsa duck breast

Ever wonder what the life of a “foodie” is really like? I’ll be honest: it’s probably not that much different from yours. Except a lot of times I have ideas for posts rattling around in my head, and my list of restaurants to try is a few miles long. My friends are usually my partners […]

The Guide To Wings Your Significant Other Will Actually Read

bingas wings

Fall is here! I love the changing leaves, hot apple ciders, and cold autumn nights that require bonfires and s’mores. But along with these great things, it’s also football season. Whether you’re a Pats fan or just a football lover, this is your time of year. For everyone else that gets dragged along to watch […]

Enter To Win 2 Tickets To See Anthony Bourdain!

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Yes, you read the title correctly! If you weren’t lucky enough to snag tickets to see Anthony Bourdain, you can enter to win 2, right here. Bourdain will be back in Portland on October 9th at The Cross Insurance Arena at 6 pm for The Hunger Tour to promote his newest cookbook. Entering to win […]

First Bites: Big J’s Chicken Shack

big j's chicken and waffles

Every summer, it seems like there is always one restaurant that I’m anticipating the most. For months, I’ve heard talk about a fried chicken shack coming to Thompson’s Point. Well, it’s finally open and worth the wait. Here’s what to expect from Big J’s Chicken Shack!

More Brunch to Munch On in Portland!

baked eggs isa

We know that it goes without saying that I adore brunch. If I could have it as every meal of my day (complete with a mimosa) I probably would. But since I can’t, this is the next best thing. Tired of going to all the same spots for brunch? When old favorites get tired, it’s […]

A Dive Bar To Remember: Tomaso’s Canteen

You have to try these at least once just to say you have!

Recently, there has been one place in Portland that I just keep coming back to. Any ideas? This spot recently opened, and has specials for practically every day of the week. It’s Tomaso’s Canteen! What was formerly Sangillo’s is now a dive bar owned by the owner of Samuels, another Portland institution. Time and time […]

Mezze Style Eating in Portland at Evo

bluefin tuna

The small plates food experience is nothing new in Portland. You’ve got tapas at Sur Lie, small plates at Lolita, and mezze style eating at Evo, as well as many others. Mezze style is interesting, because it’s more of a Middle Eastern concept. At Evo, sharing is encouraged, especially when you’re in a large group. […]

A Must In Any Season: Girl’s Night Out

portland hunt and alpine club cocktails

No matter what age you are, girls night out is a sacred activity. In my group of friends, it’s an opportunity to regroup, relax…and of course, enjoy great drinks out on the town! But with so many places always opening, it’s hard to know where you want to spend this precious time. Behold, my tried […]