Columbia River Brewing
The impressive tour during Zwickelmania 2011 lead us to visit Columbia River Brewing in Hollywood for a recent pint night. Get there early folks, we weren’t the only ones with this idea. I really like the space because there are tables set up near the windows that look down on the brewery on the lower floor. I’m assuming this feature was installed when the building housed Laurelwood prior to...
Once again we have the Oregonian to thank for a foozing destination. A few Saturdays ago there was a feature about a woman in Rockaway Beach who has her own smokehouse and has been smoking local seafood for decades, despite personal hardships and various unfortunate life happenings. Good food? Quasi-exotic location? I’m in! For a change I did the planning for our upcoming destination. The...
I have an extreme affection for Mexican restaurants. What’s not to love about complimentary home made chips and salsa before you even order? Part of my enthusiasm about moving west stemmed from the fact that I would be geographically closer to the origins of the cuisine I love. All of this would lead you to think I’ve been hitting taquerias weekly since I moved to Portland, but that just...
Watching chad tap a firkin of ...
Imperial IPA at Laurelwood 10th anniversary
We enjoy hanging out and eating and drinking. If you didn’t know this you haven’t been reading our blog. With this in mind we decided to continue our fun after Zwikelmania with a stop at Bar Avignon. It’s a tiny bar/restaurant/bottle shop on SE Division. The inside is cozy with dark colors and open windows. The kitchen/prep area is open for viewing which makes for nice...