Author Archives: Steven Shomler

Wallow & Root Pasture Farm Dinner with Tournant and Piccone’s Corner

  Wallow & Root Pasture Farm Dinner with Tournant and Piccone’s Corner On Saturday evening July 13th I had an incredible culinary experience out in Sandy, Oregon. I attended the Wallow & Root Pasture Farm Dinner that was put on … Continue reading

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Two Brothers Making Portland Waffle Magic Happen!

  Two Brothers Making Portland Waffle Magic Happen! I love waffles! Here in Portland, Oregon we have a number of wonderful Waffle establishments that I can’t say enough about including – Gigi’s Café, Smakken Waffle Sandwiches Food Cart, Off the … Continue reading

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Crave The Coast Food Festival – Celebrating the Bounty of The North Oregon Coast

Crave The Coast Food Festival  The first ever Crave The Coast Food Festival is happening Saturday September 29th, 2018 from Noon – 6 PM at the Port of Garibaldi event tent, overlooking Tillamook Bay. More than 20 local producers and exhibitors … Continue reading

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Doug Fir’s Deviled Eggs Will Enrapture You!

Doug Fir’s Deviled Eggs Will Enrapture You! Enrapture – verb (used with object), en·rap·tured, en·rap·tur·ing. to move to rapture; delight beyond measure This past weekend I had a number of fantastic adventures. One of my stops was for dinner at Portland’s … Continue reading

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Portland Meet PieCake! A Brand New Food Cart!

Portland Meet PieCake! A Brand New Food Cart! Amanda McCoy and her husband Rob moved to Portland answering the alluring call of the Food Cart and Brewer dreams that many hear, but not many have the courage to act on. … Continue reading

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The Moloaa Mai Tai

The Moloaa Mai Tai While I was in Kauai this past March I created a terrific cocktail – Moloaa Mai Tai! This Mai Tai has Koloa Coconut Rum,  Koloa Dark Rum, and POG! For those who don’t know POG is … Continue reading

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7 Fantastic Ways You Can Enjoy Reverend Nat’s Tepache!

7 Fantastic Ways You Can Enjoy Reverend Nat’s Tepache! I love Reverend Nat’s Tepache! Every year on May 5th AKA Cinco de Mayo Reverend Nat’s release bottles of this wonderful pineapple “cider.” What is Tepache  If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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What is Tepache?

What is Tepache? Tepache is a traditional fermented Mexican beverage that is generally made from the rind and the peel of pineapples. Tepache is often mixed with beer. I first encountered Tepache while working on my second book – Portland Beer … Continue reading

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Crazy DEEP FRIED Culinary Combinations That Work – Corndogs and Hash Browns, Mozzarella and Cinnamon & Sugar!

Crazy DEEP FRIED Culinary Combinations That Work – Corndogs and Hash Browns, Mozzarella and Cinnamon & Sugar! Earlier today, I had a meeting at Guero No. 1 Tortas and since it was sunny and warm I decided to walk down to Coalition … Continue reading

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The FOMO Chicken Food Cart!

     The FOMO Chicken Food Cart! Sun Kim opened the FOMO Food Cart May 2017 and my first visit to this great Portland Food Cart was that very same month! The Fomo Food Cart specializes in Korean style fried … Continue reading

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