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Tasty n Sons is Very Tasty!

Tasty n Sons is Very Tasty!

Over the past few months I found myself looking for excuses to go to Tasty n Sons or Tasty n Alder for their Radicchio Salad with lardons, manchego, and chopped six-minute egg. Man, oh, man, is that a robust and flavorful meal and a pretty healthy dish too. Although that plate is what brings me … Continue reading

Hiking Indian Heaven Wilderness

Hiking Indian Heaven Wilderness

Indian Heaven Wilderness is one of the best hiking spots in the region for September hikes. It sits at the top of the high volcanic plateau in the Washington Cascades. Hiking this area is especially difficult because the timing needs to be just right. Otherwise, there is either too much snow, ice, and mud or … Continue reading

Washington, D.C.: Arlington Cemetery

Washington, D.C.: Arlington Cemetery

Washington, D.C. is rich with historical moments and places of remembrance. When you visit, you are constantly reminded of the struggles that men and women have overcome in every corner, down every street, and even from the hillsides around. Memorials of those who have sacrificed coat this city with a thick layer of historical tragedy … Continue reading

Vancouver, WA: Salmon Creek Park

Vancouver, WA: Salmon Creek Park

It’s rare that I find myself exploring the natural areas in Vancouver, Washington, despite the fact that it’s only a few miles away. Mostly, it’s because there are so many options in and around Portland. However, on one spectacular day, my friend Cassie and I decided to visit the Salmon Creek Park and Greenway Trails. … Continue reading

Whoa! Brunch is on at NEPO42!

Whoa! Brunch is on at NEPO42!

I have been going to NEPO42 (NE Portland on 42nd St) for years now, but their newest menu for brunch is abso-f’n-lutely amazing! NEPO42 does many things well. They make great BBQ, they have awesome hand-made jalapeno poppers, and I have never had a bad chicken wing there. They have a great beer selection and … Continue reading

Seattle, WA: Doing the Touristy Stuff

Seattle, WA: Doing the Touristy Stuff

If you’ve never been to Seattle, you must see some of the iconic places on the tourist maps first hand, especially the Pike Place Public Market (Fish Market) and the Space Needle (Seattle Center). Not only have these two destinations helped to put Seattle on the map, they have inspired artists of all kinds including … Continue reading