Category: Portland

Musings on a wild boar sandwich

As I walked around Portland this past weekend, I alternatively fueled my strides with coffee, beer, and food. The abundance of food trucks made the latter easy. At lunchtime on Saturday, my friends and I passed up several food truck clusters in search of the collection of carts encircling an entire city block at SW 9th and Washington. The trucks… Read more →

Weekend in Portland

It’s tough to pass up an offer to stay free at a really nice hotel. It’s this kind of thing that makes you drop everything and drive a couple hundred miles through snow and ice to take advantage of. The Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary, and their PR people invited travel writers to stay there… Read more →