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Category archives: Portland, OR

Sake One

About 40-min car ride away from Portland is Sake One, nestles deep in Oregon winery region.

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We were greeted with a warm welcome and a fun sake tasting.

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Supper in Portland — Tasty and Sons

Saw Tasty n Sons on Urbanspoon for a while, and their menu seemed fun enough to try on our Hobbit journey.

Tasty n Sons was opened by the same folks who owned Toro Bravo, a fabulous Spanish tapas joint in Portland.

I read online that they opened at 5:30pm for dinner.

We were there at 5:30pm and was already late — the restaurant and bar were both full, and plenty of people in front of us in line, and we waited for about 40 mins for our table.

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First, tasty beverage.

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Elevensies, Lunch and Suppers in Portland

Continuing on a Hobbit’s journey, we found some perfect places for Elevensies, Lunch and Suppers: Waffle Window, Pok Pok and Pine State Biscuits .

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Waffle Window was my sister’s favorite in Portland, which also quickly became my father’s favorite too during his visits.

We had been going to place since they were a one-store shop at Hawthorn.

On an earlier stop at the Hawthorn shop, my sister suffered our first dissatisfaction ever at Waffle Window.

She received a very unsweetened plain pearl sugar waffle.

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