So, where to begin...Oh, yes! My fabulous trip to Portland, Oregon about a month ago! It was foodie heaven. If you ever have the chance to go-well, go! I had the chance to visit a few of my favorite haunts. Kenny and Zukes has the most amazing pastrami on rye ever along with a Hungarian mushroom soup to die for. The best Italian food outside of Italy with the most charming, flirtatious owner (I mean, to be kissed, serenaded, and called bella-be still my beating heart!) is at Piazza Italia. I had an osso bucco that melted in my mouth, and a chianti to rock my world! Of course, we had to make our way to Voodoo Doughnut for a voodoo dozen (assorted-they choose) and a maple bacon bar. For those of you thinking, "Bacon? On a doughnut?!" I am here to tell you that it is a decadent, savory, sweet, smokey piece of heaven. And I don't even like doughnuts. Seriously, I don't. But, these aren't doughnuts. They are some kinda crack laced goodness. Guess they are right- the magic is in the hole. (Oh, and yes I did get a pair of the underwear with that slogan. I just couldn't resist!) For an amazingly fab brunch, we stopped by Meriwether's and indulged (yet once again) in waffles with fried chicken, applewood smoked bacon, and grilled apples. Thank goodness Portland has lots of hills! Otherwise, my daily run wouldn't have cancelled out the extreme food. Lastly, but not least, we had a tasty lunch of manila clams sauteed in garlic and feta at Papa Haydn. Such a tasty trip!
Now lest you think I was simply eating my way through Portland (well, actually I kinda did.) I have to share some of my favorite fashion haunts while I was there. First, a stroll down 23rd was in order where I stopped in for Amai Unmei where they were having a sale on coats. Did you know I adore a great trench? So, I snagged this lovely purple short trench.
I mean how can you not love a flirty bow and a keyhole? Tres magnifique! Emily assured me that they will have an online store soon, so keep your eyes open for it!
So, lovelies, we are caught up on my Portland adventures. Visit the sites, go to Portland if you can, and stay fashionable. I will have my own food adventures posted again very soon!