Author Archives: Steven Shomler

7 Fantastic Ways You Can Enjoy Reverend Nat’s Tepache!

7 Fantastic Ways You Can Enjoy Reverend Nat’s Tepache! I love Reverend Nat’s Tepache! Every year on May 5th AKA Cinco de Mayo Reverend Nat’s release bottles of this wonderful pineapple “cider.” What is Tepache  If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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What is Tepache?

What is Tepache? Tepache is a traditional fermented Mexican beverage that is generally made from the rind and the peel of pineapples. Tepache is often mixed with beer. I first encountered Tepache while working on my second book – Portland Beer … Continue reading

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Crazy DEEP FRIED Culinary Combinations That Work – Corndogs and Hash Browns, Mozzarella and Cinnamon & Sugar!

Crazy DEEP FRIED Culinary Combinations That Work – Corndogs and Hash Browns, Mozzarella and Cinnamon & Sugar! Earlier today, I had a meeting at Guero No. 1 Tortas and since it was sunny and warm I decided to walk down to Coalition … Continue reading

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The FOMO Chicken Food Cart!

     The FOMO Chicken Food Cart! Sun Kim opened the FOMO Food Cart May 2017 and my first visit to this great Portland Food Cart was that very same month! The Fomo Food Cart specializes in Korean style fried … Continue reading

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Paiku Food Cart Goes Brick and Mortar!

   Paiku Food Cart Goes Brick and Mortar!  Four years ago in May of 2014, Marica and Justin opened the Paiku Food Cart with the hope of someday being able to make the leap to brick and mortar. The last … Continue reading

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Brewstillery at StormBreaker Brewing – Beer ~ Spirits ~Jucy Lucy Burgers ~ and More!

Brewstillery at StormBreaker Brewing! Beer ~ Spirits ~ Jucy Lucy Burgers ~ and More! On Saturday Feb 24th, 2018 from Noon – 8 PM StormBreaker Brewing will be hosting  the 2018 edition of Brewstillery – Portland’s Beer and Spirits Pairing Festival! They … Continue reading

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The 2018 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting

The 2018 Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting The Oregon Tempranillo Celebration Grand Tasting is happening on Sunday Jan 21st from 1 PM – 4 PM at the Double Tree Hotel – 1000 Multnomah St, Portland, Oregon. At the Grand Tasting … Continue reading

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Holiday Ale Festival 20017 Recommendations!

Holiday Ale Festival 20017 Recommendations! I have been attending the Holiday Ale Festival since 2014 and it is one of my favorite Portland Beer Festivals! We Drank ALL 55 Standard Beers! Yesterday – Wednesday November 29, my good friend Don … Continue reading

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Oregon Craft Beer Industry Workshop Series

Oregon Craft Beer Industry Workshop Series The HR Group is offering a fantastic series for those who are work in Oregon craft beer – “Oregon Craft Beer Industry Workshops are designed to promote, educate, and support the people and businesses … Continue reading

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Kool-Aid Pickle Cocktail Night at Solae’s Lounge

Kool-Aid Pickle Cocktail Night Presented by Steven Shomler Saturday evening March 25th from 8 PM – Midnight a very special event is happening at Solae’s Lounge — Kool-Aid Pickle Cocktail Night. Solae’s Lounge is located at 1801 NE Alberta St, Portland, … Continue reading

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