When I tell people I’m from Portland, they often ask if it really rains all the time (it’s complicated), if it’s really like the show Portlandia (it is), and where I love to eat. On the last question, there are WAY TOO MANY PLACES IN PORTLAND THAT I LOVE TO EAT. Even if I just
Category: Food & Fitness
When I think about Anthony Bourdain, I think about sardines (he has a great episode about canned fish on the NW coast of France). I think about how I quit smoking before him, but seeing his struggle to quit play out after mine helped keep me strong and off those calamity sticks. Anthony taught me
I’m a big fan of beef, but unfortunately it’s one of the more expensive meats at the grocery store. In order to buy beef for cheap, especially sirloin steak, I’ve put together a super easy to follow strategy to get steak for cheap. Here’s the 🐄 run down: Buy steaks in bulk when they go
Smoking meat like chicken gives it an awesome savory flavor, and it’s really easy to do. Though fancy smokers like Traegers are freaking awesome, you can smoke on just about any gas grill. In my case I’m using an old Weber gas grill that I refurbished a few years back. Here’s a video on how
I recently upgraded my bike’s rear rack to a Axiom Streamliner Road DLX rack. The rack is sweet, and a nice upgrade, but due to it’s low profile design, my fender didn’t fit under it. Rather than go out and buy a new fender, I decided to see if I could jury-rig a fender using
7 things I learned both good and bad when I started riding my bike to work in Portland.
Go single malt, and at least 10 years old, though there are a lot of great blended scotches (Johnny Walker and Chivas Regal being the most famous), I recommend starting with a solid single malt. Single malt has fewer rounded edges than a blend and in turn, each single malt you try will offer a