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Best Restaurants for Foodies in Portland, Oregon

By on July 1, 2018
Breakfast spread at Harlow in Portland

On my recent Pacific Northwest (PNW)¬†road trip, my husband and I drove from Seattle, out to Cape Flattery in Neah Bay – the most northwesternmost section of the continental¬†US – and through a slew of beautiful Washington state national parks and monuments (Olympic, Mt. Rainer, Mt. St. Helens). We eventually ended up heading into Oregon […]

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How to Order at Ichiran Ramen in Japan

By on June 29, 2018
Ichiran bowl of ramen

The first time I heard of Ichiran was after the opening of their first US restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. After many starts and stops since 2007, it was a 2016 New York Magazine article provocatively titled, “Is Ichiran New York’s Most Antisocial Restaurant?,” that put the Japanese ramen chain on my radar. By this time […]

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