Portland, OR / 10.22.2015

Salt & Straw

Every city has their super popular ice cream joint and Salt & Straw is Portland’s. It’s right down the street from Pine State Biscuits, so if you’re doing a food tour of Portland it’d be a good idea to do both at once. All ice... Continue

Portland, OR / 10.19.2015

Pine State Biscuits

The line at Pine State Biscuits can get pretty crazy, but that’s because you’re dealing with biscuits and gravy so delicious it kicks other biscuits and gravy in the face. The food was so good I don’t even care that they forgot to bring out... Continue

Portland, OR / 10.12.2015


It was a million degrees in Portland so we decided to jump into Barista for some much needed AC. A cabbie also said this was her favorite coffee shop so I decided to compare it to Stumptown Coffee Roasters. Verdict: all coffee tastes the same.... Continue

Portland, OR / 10.09.2015

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Stumptown Coffee Roasters in Portland is arguably the most popular independent coffee roaster in the nation. And it’s one of those rare places that manages to be incredibly huge and successful, yet still command the respect and cult following that tiny local shops do. Though... Continue

Portland, OR / 10.08.2015

Mother’s Bistro & Bar

I was looking for a brunch place in Portland and this one popped up all over my search meaning it’s popular. And by popular I mean if you come during normal dining hours you’ll probably be waiting for awhile. We came at an odd hour... Continue

Portland, OR / 08.20.2014

Voodoo Doughnut

I have never experienced a more overrated place than Voodoo Doughnut in Portland, Oregon. The wait during peak times can be in the hours. And for what? If they were the most amazing donuts I’d ever had then I’d forgive the wait. If they were... Continue

Costa Mesa, CA / 07.16.2014

Taco Maria (Lunch Menu)

Located in Costa Mesa’s very own mini-Portland, The OC Mix, Taco Maria is the first brick and mortar restaurant of the food truck by the same name. I wasn’t a huge fan of the original food truck, but apparently I’m some sort of idiot because... Continue