Category Archives: Cocktails

The Future Show. Victoria Bar.

She Said Tonight’s Agenda: The Future Show at Artists Repertory Theatre Highlights: I like an artist who pushes the envelop; shakes things up a bit.  Unconventionality often breeds innovation and has given us the likes of Picasso and Dahli, the … Continue reading

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HodgePodge Catch Up. He Said Extra.

Bar 33 Brooklyn After Richard III we tried Bar 33 Brooklyn. It is a sports bar, and I think it may be the first sports bar we have tried.  Sports on big screen , sports paraphernalia on the wall, games in … Continue reading

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Trevor & Dots Cafe.

She Said Tonight’s Agenda  Trevor at the Artists Repertory Theater Dot’s Cafe, Highlights When I first read reviews that Trevor was a play about a chimpanzee I thought, “This sounds really stupid.”  I envisioned a cartoonish ape saying cute things … Continue reading

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Ava Genes

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  Ava Gene’s After multiple attempts to secure reservations at Ava Gene’s, this popular Italian restaurant finally decided to let us in.  Would it be worth the wait?  Located in the gentrified SE Division neighborhood, Ava Gene’s … Continue reading

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Portland Blues Festival, Barlows Artisinal Bar, Mucca Osteria, and the deLuxe Hotel

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Portland Blues Festival, Mucca Osteria, and the deLuxe Hotel Highlights: I have always found it surprising that Zydeco music is played at the Blues Festival. With its joyful and big bouncy beat, Zydeco seems the antithesis … Continue reading

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Skin of Our Teeth

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  The skin of Our Teeth at the Artists Repertory Theatre;  Cocktails at Bible Club Highlights: Ten minutes into Artists Repertory Theaters production of, The Skin of Our Teeth, I felt as if I was riding on … Continue reading

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A Busy Day: Minto Brown Park, Wild Pear, Linda Ronstadt and Radio Room

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Hike at Minto-Brown Island Park;   Lunch at The Wild Pear;  Linda Ronstadt Tribute Concert to Benefit Parkinson’s Resources  of Oregon;   and Radio Room for cocktails  Highlights: One of the earliest memories I have while … Continue reading

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Clyde Commons and Cashed Out. Redux.

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  Dinner at Clyde Common &  The Cashe’d—Out Band at the Star Theater Highlights: I was excited that tonight’s rendezvous would take us to downtown Portland.  I have been wanting to return to Clyde Common since we first … Continue reading

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Restaurant Hodgepodge. The Observatory. Delta Cafe. Arrivederci. Pambiche. Dekum Pub. He Said Extra.

“Another damned blog entry! Always scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh, Mr. Crislip?” Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, sort of. A hodgepodge of good places to eat, depending on your mood.  I tend towards the OCD about writing, so … Continue reading

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