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Ashland: May 2009

title Beet salad at the Peerless restaurant — with goat cheese, poblano peppers, pumpkin seeds, orange segments, micro greens and stuff like that

Where we stayed: Peerless Hotel Where we ate: Peerless Restaurant, Dragonfly Cafe & Gardens What we saw: Macbeth, Dead Man’s Cell Phone

Lodging: This was a quick, fun trip. Alas, it was supposed to be part of a much larger trip to California too, but that got postponed due to work issues (not mine). I haz a sad. Anyway, we did still go to Ashland but then drove back to Portland Monday instead of . . . → Read More: Ashland: May 2009

Ashland in the Fall


Winchester Inn 35 South Second St. Ashland, OR 97520 541.488.1113

We typically go to Ashland every Fall — see some plays, eat some food, go on some walks, that sort of thing. We’re heading off there this weekend and I thought it would be a good time to post last-Spring’s-mini-trip-there pictures. We just stayed for one night with a deal through the Winchester Inn — tickets to a play, dinner discounts, a suite and breakfast the next morning.


Our night started with dinner and a complimentary appetizer. In this case clams and . . . → Read More: Ashland in the Fall

Ashland, Oregon Recommendations: Part I: Lodging


Ashland for the Shakespeare Festival I recently got an e-mail from the Winchester Inn (which we call “The Winchester Mystery Inn”, having lived in the Bay Area), offering one night’s lodging, $30 coupon towards dinner in the dining room — hey, it’s about a free bottle of wine — tickets to a play for two and a hot breakfast the next morning. Needless to say, I picked a date, a room from the Web site, decided which play I wanted to see and called jwa to let him know about this mini-getaway all in a span . . . → Read More: Ashland, Oregon Recommendations: Part I: Lodging