The oldest restaurant in Florida is still pretty exciting- Columbia Restaurant (Spanish/Cuban, Tampa, Ybor City)

A few weeks ago my parents were visiting South Florida (staying up in Delray Beach) and they had made their return flights to Portland from Tampa. My aunt and uncle had just moved to Tampa from Antigua so it was a great chance to see them. I drove my parents from Delray to Tampa Saturday […]

Read More The oldest restaurant in Florida is still pretty exciting- Columbia Restaurant (Spanish/Cuban, Tampa, Ybor City)

A historical American tavern with a twist (like mashed potato tacos)- Esquire Tavern (San Antonio, River Walk)

I was only in San Antonio for three days and two nights, so I didn’t explore the dinner options very much during my trip. Luckily the first night we had an event through the conference and got to try a lot of delicious Tex-Mex (and tequila!)! The last night my friend and I were looking […]

Read More A historical American tavern with a twist (like mashed potato tacos)- Esquire Tavern (San Antonio, River Walk)

A land of sugar and gluten-free dough- Original Pancake House (Minneapolis and nationwide, Gluten-Free, Restaurant)

The morning of my friend’s wedding in Minneapolis (small recap and details of my downtown Minneapolis exploration here) another friend and I went out to breakfast with one of her friends. One of the ideas was Mickey’s Diner in St. Paul, which is the diner in the Mighty Ducks movies! Although they are some incredible […]

Read More A land of sugar and gluten-free dough- Original Pancake House (Minneapolis and nationwide, Gluten-Free, Restaurant)

100th Post!: The Way Brunch Is Supposed To Be- Morgan’s (Midtown/Wynwood, New American)

I’d been hearing about Morgan’s for awhile now, especially as a good brunch spot, and I’ve driven by it often with all the time I spend in Midtown and since I lived so close. Really no excuse why I haven’t checked it out besides the fact that I’ve terribly skirted my Portland-raised brunch responsibilities. I’ve […]

Read More 100th Post!: The Way Brunch Is Supposed To Be- Morgan’s (Midtown/Wynwood, New American)