Culinary Travel

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Central Oregon Farm to Table Tours: Where does your lettuce come from?

Lettuce

On a warm spring afternoon, I toured the Central Oregon countryside with Chef Bette Fraser of The Well Traveled Fork who leads culinary tours taking you to the source of healthy food in the Bend area.

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In search of the best hard cider: Portland, Oregon finds

Cider has become the new drink of choice. While once we tasted only beer and wine, in search of satisfying our preferences, now it is not unusual to attend a cider tasting or visit a cider in the Portland, Oregon area.

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Long Beach Peninsula of Washington: Kites and Cranberries

Cranberry Bog

There’s always something going on at the beach. Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, in the southwest portion of the state, was named one of ‘America’s Favorite Beach Towns’ by ForbesTraveler.com and voted ‘Best Beach’ by the viewers of Seattle’s KING-5 TV. The Long Beach Peninsula offers visitors colorful shops, great locally sourced seafood, unusual museums, horseback… Read More

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Put Madrid, Spain on the bucket list

Start your Madrid planning at the Tourist Information Center at Plaza Mayor

Madrid is a perfect snap-a-sight and twitter or Facebook-it city. It’s a fun series of tapas snacks washed down-by-beer sort of city. And you don’t gain weight because Madrid is a walking city.

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If you love grilled cheese, you’ll love Portland Oregon

Grilled Cheese Grill

Portland Oregon is known for pop up restaurants and food truck cuisine. But imagine my delight, as a grilled cheese lover, to find a trailer kitchen devoted to gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches

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Tasting wine in the vineyards of Oregon

View from Sokol Blosser Winery

Oregon is fast becoming a noted wine producing state. And Oregon is now a major destination for those wanting a wine country getaway. With boutique wineries, beautiful tasting rooms, B&B’s, fine country restaurants and lush green countryside, Oregon has a great deal to offer.

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