Tag: Travel

Weekend-ing in Sebastopol

In my latest Time Out column, I dig through highlights new and old in the laid back West Sonoma town of Sebastopol, a town famed for its wineries and Gravenstein apples, as it is for its antique and vintage shopping (article here): — Killer seafood, tacos & burgers: Handline —  Yes, ramen, but even better: modern Japanese izakaya fare & whisky… Read more →

10 Top Portland Bars + Christian Krogstad of House Spirits & Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle Interviews

In the Winter 2017-2018 issue of Distiller Magazine on Portland, Oregon: My article on 10 of Portland’s best bars My interview with distiller Christian Krogstad of House Spirits Distillery My interview with bar manager Camille Cavan of Quaintrelle, among my top PDX bars My Portland and Oregon (Willamette Valley) food and drink recommends here. ______________________________________ Past issues/featured cities (top 10… Read more →

Weekend Escape: Eating and Drinking in Los Altos

In my latest Time Out column, here are my top three new openings of the month — article here: East-meets-West, under-the-radar fine dining at Ambience Coffee geek haven at Red Berry Coffee Bar German bakery queen: Esther’s German Bakery Japanese gem for curry, donburi (oyakodon), udon, tempura and saké: Sumika Sleek wine/beer/low proof cocktail respite, Honcho Paris meets the Peninsula: hotel… Read more →