Restaurants & Cafes in Portland

Voodoo Doughuts

Doughnuts at Voodoo

Good Things Come in Pink Boxes Who knew that doughnuts could be so devilish? When I was a kid, doughnuts were the treat you washed down with a styrofoam cup of chocolate milk after mass. They were powdery, sweet and angelic as they come. Well, they do things differently in PDX.  I mean, take a […]

Deschutes Brewery Portland Public House

Flight of Beer at Deschutes

Craft Beer in Portland For the craft beer lover, a visit to Portland means tasting plenty of delicious, locally brewed beer. Full Sail, Rogue, Widmer Brothers, Bridgeport and Deschutes all call Oregon home. While you may be tempted to say that you do not have enough time to try all of Oregon’s best brews, we say […]

Rogue Distillery and Public House

Flights of Beer at Rogue Brewery

Check in as a Member of Rogue Nation in Portland Rogue Ales is renowned for their delicious craft beer, but did you know they own and operate several “meeting halls” in Oregon, one in Eugene, Washington and one in San Francisco? Should you find yourself near one, stop in for a pint. Or better yet, […]

Portland Food Carts

Food Carts in Portland

Don’t Miss The Cartopia and 5th Street Pods Portland and its food carts exist in a perfect symbiotic relationship. The food carts need Portland to survive, and it seems like Portland needs the food carts to, well probably not survive, but certainly thrive. There are collections of food carts, called pods, scattered throughout the city. […]

Hopworks Urban Brewery

Hopworks Urban Brewery

Portland’s Eco-Friendly Brew Pub Our friend Luke works at a brewery in Portland. And not just any brewery either, but a brewery that is an awesome meld of beer and food and sustainability wrapped up in a bicycle-friendly wrapper. I know this sounds like it could describe most of Portland, but we are talking about Hopworks Urban […]

Ken’s Artisan Pizza

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Wood-Fired Pizza in Portland We here at Love & Adventure love pizza and we never miss a chance to try a new place. We heard through the grapevine that Ken’s Artisan Pizza is the place to go for wood-fired pizza in Portland’s Buckman neighborhood, so we decided to give it a try. Great pizza starts […]

The Doug Fir

Doug Fir

Portland’s Coolest Bar And that is saying something. Portland has no shortage of awesome watering holes, but the Doug Fir takes the cake for cool. The mid-century modern decor brings to mind the ranch houses of the 1950s, and the outdoor patio with fire pit allows you to take your drink outside to take advantage of […]

Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood

The Timberline Lodge

All Work And No Play… Just kidding. A trip to the Timberline Lodge is actually not a lot of work, and once there, there is plenty of opportunity to play. The outside of the building was used for the exterior shots of the Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining. (The interior and, alas, […]

Riffle NW

Breezy Restaurant in Downtown Portland Riffle NW serves up some delicious seafood in Portland’s Pearl. Located in the former industrial part of town, the interior of the restaurant evokes warehouses of old. The windows open fully to let warm, late summer breeze fill the restaurant, while Edison bulbs bathe the wooden tables and bar with a […]

Stumptown Coffee (Downtown)

Latte at Stumptown Portland

Get your coffee fix, PDX style Stumptown Coffee is a legend, and for good reason, in a city obsessed with coffee, it’s hands down the best place to score your caffeine fix. There are no drip machines behind the counter – each airpot of coffee is filled from french presses; and each latte is lovingly […]