Monthly Archives: October 2012

An Interview With Neil Gaiman

Way back in the winter of 2009, I had the opportunity to interview author/geek legend Neil Gaiman while he was in Portland to promote a film adaptation of his creepy novel Coraline. I later posted it on Another Portland Blog, the … Continue reading

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A Day of the Dead

You buy a ticket and descend down a dark staircase into a subterranean pool of dust and death.  While what you’re experiencing is, technically, a tourist destination, you’re a long way from the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. Your guide shines a … Continue reading

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Are You a Man or a Muppet? The Problem With Restaurants These Days

Have you ever wondered what an 18 Euro breakfast burrito looks like? Well, here you go… Over the weekend, I found myself in the middle of a Twitter bickerfest with Jason Hartley, the culinary guru behind Lovefood, a restaurant located in … Continue reading

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Behind the Vine

About a year ago, I spent a week on a press trip in southern France (with three Dutch journalists and an assortment of French tour guides and press agents). Along the way, I ate the best food I will ever … Continue reading

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