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.… Continue Reading →
Portland is one of our favorite cities in the United States. A place where craft beer is king, great food can be found in a cart and stunning natural beauty is just a short drive from the city. Quality and craftsmanship are enshrined in the culture, and its a city where visitors and residents alike enjoy the best the Pacific Northwest has to offer.… Continue Reading →
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 Brewery.… Continue Reading →
The Portland Japanese garden, located in Washington Park, near the International Rose Test Garden is an extremely lovely and faithful rendition of traditional Japanese gardening. Although some of the trees and plants are a little wilder and larger than those you would see in Japan, the mood and spirit of the garden is extremely authentic.… Continue Reading →
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.… Continue Reading →
When the Temperance Movement convinced enough people in enough states that prohibiting alcohol would be a good idea, America got the 18th Amendment. With its passage, breweries, wineries, distilleries, saloons, pubs, bars, lounges, clubs and taverns shuttered their doors and turned their employees into the unemployed.… Continue Reading →
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 the evenings without rain.… Continue Reading →