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Portland Dining Month Gift Certificate Giveaway!

Oven and Shaker Dining Month Giveaway

So, yay! It’s Portland Dining Month in June! What’s that you ask? Well…”Beginning June 1, Portland Dining Month returns to the Rose City for the fourth year, with restaurants offering three-course dinner menus – including an appetizer, entrée and dessert – for just $29.”

To celebrate, Portland’s Downtown Marketing Initiative has given me a gift certificate for a meal for two at Oven and Shaker, for the special dining month menu to giveaway! So exciting!

Here’s Oven and Shaker’s Dining Month awesome-sounding menu:

First Course: Focaccia panzanella – roasted summer . . . → Read More: Portland Dining Month Gift Certificate Giveaway!

It's Frickin' Hot in Here, Mr. Bigglesworth

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Oregon is weird. Mostly, the summer is cool but there seems to always be a week in May or June where it’s unbelievably hot. Oh, yeah, and the week or so in August when it’s uh, unbelievably, incredibly hot at 98-105, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.

Today it was 94 degrees. How the hell does that happen? This is Portland! In May! Anyway, when it is this uncomfortably warm (yeah, 94 is uncomfortably warm to me), the last thing I want to do is eat. I want to just stick my head in . . . → Read More: It's Frickin' Hot in Here, Mr. Bigglesworth