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  • Depot Restaurant on Long beach peninsula
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    Depot Restaurant on Long Beach Peninsula: a Perennial Favorite

    The Depot Restaurant on Long Beach Peninsula holds a history very much tied to the history of Washington’s peninsula on the state’s southern-most corner. The building that houses Michael Lalewicz and Nancy Gorsche’s casual fine dining restaurant was originally built in 1888 and served as Seaview’s train depot. Long Beach Peninsula grew in the 1870’s as a place Portland and Astoria’s wealthy ...

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  • Verdigris turns three
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    Verdigris Turns Three: Portland’s Contemporary French Bistro

    Verdigris is, at its core, a passion project. In fact, it’s not unlike many quaint French bistros found on the small side streets of Paris. And that is exactly the kind of restaurant that owner and chef Johnny Nunn wanted to run. I visited, just as Verdigris turns three year old. Verdigris: High-End Pedigree and Neighborhood Love, Combined Previously the chef at ...

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  • rum distillery in the amazon rainforest
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    Visit a Rum Distillery in the Amazon Rainforest

    The ribereño, or hamlet, of Yanamono in the Peruvian state of Loreto, is accessible only by boat. There are no roads in this part of the rainforest. During our five days here on the Amazon and Napo rivers, we’ve been in and out of a variety of watercraft. We’ve gone out a number of times to see wildlife, taken some hikes, including ...

    On January 15, 2018 / By
  • salon du chocolat
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    Salon du Chocolat: Celebrating International Chocolates

    Sensual…rich…velvety…smooth…dark…chocolate. There’s nothing quite as satisfying for many as a good bite of chocolate.  An experience of a lifetime is to be had at an international chocolate festival and there’s no better place to experience one than in Paris, France. From new chocolatiers to new producers of chocolate products, to the world’s best chocolatiers and to fashions inspired by chocolate, the Salon ...

    On January 3, 2018 / By
  • Smithfield DURoC pork
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    Focus on Food: Top Quality Smithfield DURoC Pork

    Chefs and restaurant owners today like to mention the efforts made to purvey the best ingredients for their kitchens. They want people to know they source the freshest and highest quality produce, meat, poultry, and seafood they can. Seeking out ingredients like heirloom grains, beans and legumes gives them an edge in creating the best flavors for their dishes. They like us ...

    On October 19, 2017 / By

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Two Mexican Soup Recipes For Any Time of Year

Sometimes, our timing is just right and Iberostar Mexico’s timing was perfect when they contacted me with the following two quick and easy Mexican soup recipes their chefs ...

On February 4, 2018 / By

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Book Review: A Taste of Paris Shares Parisian Love of Food

David Downie is a best-selling author and tour guide who grew up in San Francisco and moved to Paris thirty years ago. He brings his trademark enthusiasm and ...

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