Monthly Archives: June 2015

Lan Su Chinese Garden

  In New York, Boston, and San Francisco, there is much angst about older neighborhoods loosing their original charm to urban development. Portland’s Old Town/Chinatown does not suffer from that investor inclination to buy, spiff, and flip. Visitors on route to the … Continue reading

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Bus shorts: Polkadoodle

When you’re sitting next to a clown on the bus, do you acknowledge or ignore his/her clownness?” I chose to address the elephant in the room, “So you’re a clown—how’d that happen?” “Polkadoodle”, a pre-school teacher who loves clowns, had … Continue reading

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On Second Thought: Spicy glass noodle salad

If you have the time, watch this Anthony Bourdain episode featuring Thailand and Pok Pok’s chef/owner, Andy Ricker. Sorry about the distorted form. Well, maybe Portland is worth the trouble, Pok Pok certainly was. If Seattle is a Puget Sound … Continue reading

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