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Sunday 13 May 2018 — Category: Dining Out
One day last May (2017), when my wife Catherine and I were running some errands in the Portland metro area, we continued our McMenamins Passport adventure by visiting one of their pubs in Gresham and two along the Interstate 205 corridor.
Monday 7 May 2018 — Category: Miscellaneous
Back in July 2017 I wrote a pretty forceful article about why I disliked Instagram. Therefore I never, never thought I would be writing a follow-up article about why I actually like Instagram. How does that saying go? “Never say never!”
Sunday 6 May 2018 — Category: Cooking & Food
After discovering heirloom carrots of many colors at a McMenamins restaurant, I was excited to find them at Trader Joe’s. So I picked up a bag to try at home. These photogenic carrots delight the eyes as well as the taste buds.
Wednesday 2 May 2018 — Category: Cooking & Food
As part of my continuing gourmet chef wannabe adventure, I made seven different lamb dishes during 2017. My last article was about one of those meals. This article briefly covers the other six dishes, which used various cuts of lamb meat and various cuisines.
Saturday 28 April 2018 — Category: Cooking & Food
As part of my continuing gourmet chef wannabe adventure, I made seven different lamb dishes during 2017. The first meal used three recipes with a Mediterranean flair from OregonLive.com. My next article will cover the other six lamb dishes.
Tuesday 17 April 2018 — Category: Dining Out
During my May 2017 visit to McMenamins Old St. Francis School in downtown Bend, Oregon, I ate and/or drank at four of the five fare-offering venues. As with some other McMenamins locations, you can go on a multi-stop pub crawl without even leaving the property!
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