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Batter – Griddle and Drinkery

  • By Mike
  • February 17, 2015
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Honesty, how can you not pay attention to a restaurant with that name? I had a fun talk with Dan Cogan, the owner of the soon-to-open Batter. Follow their Facebook page … Continue Reading →


Newport seafood festival

2015 Newport Seafood & Wine Festival Feb 19 – 22

  • By Mike
  • February 5, 2015
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Since 1978 the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival has attracted visitors from around the world to the central Oregon coast. The 2015 festival will be packed with all of the … Continue Reading →


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Portland beer: Hillsdale Brewfest – Feb. 21, 2015

  • By Mike
  • February 4, 2015
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Hillsdale Brewery & Public House in Portland is home to one of the biggest beer battles of the year for McMenamins brewers. OnFebruary 21, 2015, the 22nd annual Hillsdale Brewfest … Continue Reading →


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Duck Pond Cellars

Founded in 1993 and just celebrating their 20th Anniversary, Duck Pond Cellars owns and operates 840 acres of vineyards in the valleys of northern Oregon and slopes of eastern Washington. Growing in … Continue Reading →


Gastropub Westmoreland Sellwood

Relish Gastropub

“Neighborhoods are the sum total of the emotions, experiences, occasions, and coincidences of the folks who live in them.” Relish Gastropub is a new neighborhood restaurant in the Sellwood-Moreland area … Continue Reading →


NW Wine Co

NW Wine Company

Founded in 2003, NW Wine Company was formed with the goal to provide a custom winegrowing facility that strives to produce quality fruit to wine.  Using state-of-the-art winemaking tools, astute … Continue Reading →


Caravan Coffee

Caravan Coffee

From Caravan Coffee – The Willamette Valley is dotted with wonderful wineries and the town of Newberg is home to many of them.  Newberg is also the home of artisan … Continue Reading →


Noble Pig Vineyards

Noble Pig Vineyards

I came across Noble Pig, a new vineyard, when I first started planning Pouregon. I love the logo, the name, and their story.  Today they announced, after a long wait, they … Continue Reading →


Mr. Green Beans

“Do what you love and love what you do.” It’s a well-known recipe for happiness.  For Trevin and Ginny Miller, that recipe combines their love of family, the pride in … Continue Reading →


Seufert

Seufert Winery

From Seufert Winery – Our winery bears the name Seufert (cy-fert) from the winemaker’s family. Owner and winemaker Jim Seufert is a 4th generation Oregonian and loves everything about Oregon.  … Continue Reading →