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First Meal for Portland Dining Month: Paley's Place

Portland Dining Month: Paley's Place

Well, I am actually a little bit embarrassed to admit this but, Saturday’s dinner at Paley’s Place was the first time either jwa or I had been there. I know, right? Crazy. And it’s totally been on our list of places we wanted to go to for like, uh, the last 10 years, but there you have it. I guess the main excuse is that we are lazy people and they are way over in the NW and we are way over in the SE (#firstworldproblems).

Well, no more! About . . . → Read More: First Meal for Portland Dining Month: Paley's Place

Dinner at 23 Hoyt

23 hoyt My albacore sandwich with ginger mayo, picked onions and avocado. So good!

jwa recently planned a ‘date night’, which was really very sweet of him. We went to dinner at 23 Hoyt and then to voicebox to sing. We even hit the end of happy hour at the restaurant which meant $5 cosmos, $1 salted, roasted almonds and $5 clams in wine, herbs, garlic and butter. SCORE!

I brought a camera…

cosmo My cosmo

almonds Almonds!

clams Clams!

salad Caesar Salad!

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It's Hot Again: Time for Zucchini Gazpacho (and a Dinner Out)

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We had a nice stretch of cool, 60’s to 70’s weather recently. That appears to be over. Hello, gazpacho! I recently got the new La Cucina Italiana magazine and found quite a few recipes in there that I wanted to try out. This is the first one. I think the second one will be fig and cocoa smoothie.

Anyway, back to the gazpacho — I really liked it. So did jwa. I have another recipe for a peach and tomato gazpacho and also a lima bean gazpacho. So there hot weather, I am ready for . . . → Read More: It's Hot Again: Time for Zucchini Gazpacho (and a Dinner Out)

Dinner at Wildwood

Here I should admit that I cheated and snuck a peak at the online menu earlier, because I was curious and I wanted to start thinking about what to order as soon as possible. What? Is that weird? . . . → Read More: Dinner at Wildwood