Category Archives: Food

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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“As You Like It” at The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven Theater. Le Bistro Montage

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  Shakespeare”s “As You Like It” at The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven Theater, followed by dinner at Le Bistro Montage Highlights: I have concluded that there must be a secret society for clueless people attending … 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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LaCamas Heritage Walk and Downtown Camas

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Hike at the Lacamas Park Trail, then  early dinner at Mill City Brew Werks Highlights: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you encounter a four foot sturgeon while hiking … Continue reading

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Two Who’s & Billy Blues Bar and Grill. He said extra.

He Said The Who, Part 1 The title of this entry does sound a bit like a Dr. Seuss Book about Cindy Lou and her twin. We have an ongoing family discussion as to what is the best band of … 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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King Lear, Lauralwood Public House, & Petite Patisserie

She Said Tonights Agenda: King Lear at Post Five Theatre, then Lauralwood Public House and Brewery in Sellwood Highlights: I am the first to admit that I am no authority on Shakespeare.  While Mark spent his childhood learning Shakespeare at … Continue reading

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