Special friends, creative partners, and culinary test subjects, Kristi and Gregg are amazing photographers, too. They have created a catalog of beautiful photos from their extensive travels, now available as prints for you to frame and display in your home or office.
Pacific Pug Rescue’s mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and place unwanted, abandoned, neglected and abused Pugs in permanent adoptive homes. Our boy Gibbs came from them in 2012.
It’s a BBQ, grill, smoker, oven and garden sculpture all in one! Many of the events held on our patio each year are planned around the tasty food coming from this incredible culinary tool. It makes us “Eggheads”
We began evangelizing their products after a chance meeting with a real Kentucky Colonel in 2006 spurred a trip to the distillery, We used to answer honestly when people asked us about our favorite bourbon, but now because of limited availability we just say “Jack Daniels.”
As a kid, Andy never saw the point of a library card. As an adult, he shared a similar ambivalence to the concept. After years of cocktail culture and a learned appreciation for spirits, he finally found a library he could get behind.
You either love Campari (Andy), or hate Campari (Victoria). Either way, this event is the epitome of the Portland bar scene and one great party. Founded at Nostrana in 2011, it ushers in the start of Negroni Week each year. Never had a Negroni? Andy would be happy to make you one.
Champions is much more than a raaaaygular neighborhood bar. Solid drinks, great food and customer-focused ownership makes it one of our favorites. Jared and Michelle are usually around and would love to make you feel like family. It also doesn’t hurt that on Wednesdays you can get there across, up-and-down, or diagonally.
The Four Rules of Fireside.
(1) Chips and Gorgonzola are a thing
(2) Get a burger.
(3) The menus are not coasters.
(4) No, they won’t stamp your McMenamins Passport
But seriously, a great place to hang out.
Chill, family-friendly gastropub offering eclectic comfort food, craft brews on tap & patio seating. They recently revamped and upgraded their cocktail menu thanks to a collaboration with our favorite bartender consultant, Nathan Gerdes.
It’s time to make history fun again! Happy Hour History highlights the profound connections between alcohol and major milestones in human history. This is the way history should have been taught in school.
Our Big Island “hale” – this is where we stay when visiting the Big Island. The gracious Manager’s House is reminiscent of Hawai’i’s plantation days. In front of the home are three white sand beaches and a sheltered lagoon complete with honu (turtles).