Portland Eats: Must-Try Food in Portland on Your First Visit

Hello all! I just blogged about my weekend trip to Portland and I realized I had quite a few pictures of food… So why not make a separate post just for food, right? Below is a list of my favorite food, cafes, and desserts we tried on our first trip to Portland! Foodies, rejoice! Foodies Guide to Portland, OR Pine State Biscuits This spot makes the best biscuits and gravy I’ve ever had! Pine State Biscuits was our first stop after landing in Portland, and we were quite happy filling our empty stomachs with their warm biscuits and flavorful gravy. Barista Coffee …

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3 Days in Portland: First Time in Portland Things to Do + Itinerary

Hello all! So excited to share this blog post with you because this was definitely one of my favorite weekend trips ever! I’d heard so many good things about Portland, OR and I just knew it would be my kind of city. There are trees everywhere, it does get rainy, the food is great, and there’s tons to do! Just walking around Portland was a pleasure because it felt so different from life in Southern California. I’m definitely going to take another weekend trip to Portland sometime soon, this time where I won’t have to make sure I do all …

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Date Night at Marché Moderne

Marche Moderne Charcuterie Board

Good French food, matcha ice cream, and a surprise drive-in movie? Sounds like the perfect date night to me. The boyfriend asked me a week in advance to make myself available on Thursday night, but it wasn’t until the day of that I realized we weren’t just going to grab dinner or head to our nearest movie theater. “I have to wear what?” That was my response when he told me I should probably wear a dress. I hadn’t been told in advance that this date night he had planned wasn’t just one of our casual nights out, but actually …

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