Click. Off went the TV at 9:49pm. Enough. The unthinkable.
Looking down at the phone, there was a reminder: “PFA Welcome Email.”
Right after learning that Donald J. Trump had actually been elected to be president of the United States, there was still welcome email to our guests that needed to
After 4 glorious days in Barcelona (Part 1 Blog here), we headed Northwest for one of the true highlights of the trip, meeting Jose’s father, Jose Sr., at the family home in Ballobar, Aragon for a toast. It was when we stopped there last year when Jose and I thought we needed to include this
Our PFA International trips take quite a bit of planning. For 2016, we planned a Spain trip that was very different than the one we did in 2015. Instead of Barcelona only, we developed an itinerary that started in Barcelona for four days, and then gave us the opportunity to visit Chef Jose
I get a lot of questions about food recommendations in Manzanita. The fact is, I’ve lost weight out here being away from the incredible temptations of great food in Portland. Limiting my time there to 2-3 days a week has been great for my health and my bank account.
So, while they seem to be
Our first PFA International trip with Chef Jose Chesa to Barcelona was SOLD OUT, and spectacular! We’ve been doing events in Portland for five years, but this was our first foray into international travel. If you scroll down in this blog, you’ll find links to Wendy Bumgardner’s Locavoregon blog and
The 51st Portland Food Adventure brought us to the opening night dinner of Coquine, Katy Millard’s highly anticipated French inspired restaurant, nestled at the end of SE Belmont and 69th. Chef Millard started the restaurant with her husband and partner Ksandek Podbielski, and
By Katie Acheff with a little addition from Chris Angelus
This episode of Portland Food Adventures brings us to a very special menu at Clyde Common, hosted by chef Carlo Lamagna. Even long time diners of Clyde Common were treated to entirely new courses, as Chef Carlo brought us a one-time menu
Portland Food Adventures kicked off mid-May at the warm and inviting Autentica, a gourmet Mexican restaurant right off Northeast Killingsworth. Headed by Chef Oswaldo Bibiano, we were treated to a seven-course menu full of bold and bright flavors, and paired beautifully with both wines and Mezcal
By Chris Angelus
We are living and eating at a time when there is practically a new restaurant or food-related business opening every single day in Portland. We have journalists devoted to those things, and bloggers and diners who flock to the food and chefs who are creating the next new thing.
Chef Benjamin Bettinger gives great PFA. We had already experienced this during our largest PFA ever, when Ben was the Executive Chef at Imperial, with Chef Vitaly Paley, where they served dished from their Iron Chef win a few years prior. We had been bopping Emails back and forth about doing