About this blog

Portland, Oregon food blog with many years worth of recipes, restaurant features, and food photos.

Connect with me

je mange la ville on instagram je mange la ville on twitter je mange la ville on facebook

Categories

Archives

The Irish Table in Cannon Beach, OR

The Irish Table 1235 S Hemlock Cannon Beach, OR 97110

This place is quickly becoming one of our favorite restaurants on the Oregon Coast. We’ve been twice in the last six months and honestly, I would be okay sneaking another two dinners in before the end of the year. Definitely okay with that. They’re […]

Lavender-Blueberry Margaritas + Super Cute Cocktail Napkins

A while ago (okay, like 1999), I remembered seeing a recipe in Sunset magazine for lavender-blueberry margaritas. I recently spent some time searching for it, found it, and then was like, huh. Coconut milk? In margaritas? Besides adding fat and making it kind of like a marga-colada, I wasn’t quite sure what the coconut […]

Herbal Fusion: Rosemary-Lemon Drop

Here’s a quick recipe for a Friday cocktail. You will need:

1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 lemon, zest peeled off 1 big sprig rosemary + 1 small sprig 2 oz vodka (or 3 oz, depending on your mood) ice

Add the sugar, your strips of lemon peel, rosemary and water in a […]

WCC#5: A Tequila Sunrise, Charred Tomato Salsa & Boilermaker Bean Dip Walk Into a Bar…

I was very excited about this challenge’s theme — Cinco de Mayo, as I love Mexican food. When I cook Mexican food, I tend to make these types of dishes up, rather than follow a cookbook’s specific recipe. This challenge had my sorting through my cookbook collection looking for a suitable contender from my […]

Behold….the Ginger-Lemon Drop

This fun little number packs quite a punch. The ginger is spicy and the vodka is…well…vodka. In my version, I used vanilla vodka, as that’s all I had on hand, but citron (or any other variety) would probably work just fine too. Before you can have a drink, you need to first make a […]