Author Archives: Steven Shomler

How to Enjoy the 2016 Holiday Ale Festival and Beer Recommendations

How to Enjoy the 2016 Holiday Ale Festival and Beer Recommendations I love the Holiday Ale Festival! It is one of my two favorite Portland beer festivals. I was there most of yesterday , Wednesday December 1st, and I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Stormbreaker Brewing 2016 Edition of Barrel Aged Winter Coat

Stormbreaker Brewing 2016 Edition of Barrel Aged Winter Coat Last Night, Wednesday November 17th I stopped by Stormbreaker Brewing and enjoyed the 2016 edition of Barrel Aged Winter Coat by the awesome outside fire pit they have at Stormbreaker. This … Continue reading

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Tess and Patrick Barr Founders of Hood Crest Winery – Episode 7 Great Food Great Stories Podcast

Tess and Patrick Barr Founders of Hood Crest Winery – Episode 7 Great Food Great Stories Podcast Episode 7 of the Great Food Great Stories Podcast is here! In this episode I visit with Tess and Patrick Barr Founders of … Continue reading

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pFriem Family Brewers Dinner at Altabira City Tavern

pFriem Family Brewers Dinner at Altabira City Tavern Last week I attended the pFriem Family Brewers Dinner at Altabira City Tavern and I was blown away by how wonderful the experience was. I knew that the beer would be fantastic; … Continue reading

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The Wedge – Portland Celebrates Cheese! — Episode 6 Great Food Great Stories Podcast

The Wedge – Portland Celebrates Cheese! — Episode 6 Great Food Great Stories Podcast Episode 6 of the Great Food Great Stories Podcast is here! In this episode I visit with Katie Bray Executive Director of the Oregon Cheese Guild, … Continue reading

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Reverend Nat’s Holy Water(melon) Cider Cocktail Night at Box Social – Thursday September 22nd 7 PM – 11 PM

Reverend Nat’s Holy Water(melon) Cider Cocktail Night at Box Social I am huge fan of Reverend Nat’s Holy Water(melon) Cider. The very first time I took a sip of it, I loved it and I immediately thought to myself — … Continue reading

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Brett Aube Founder Conundrum Trail Mix — Episode 5 Great Food Great Stories Podcast

Brett Aube Founder Conundrum Trail Mix — Episode 5 Great Food Great Stories Podcast Episode 5 of the Great Food Great Stories Podcast is here! In this episode I visit with Brett Aube Founder of Conundrum Trail Mix. The Great … Continue reading

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Ramy Armans Founder of Ramy’s Lamb Shack Food Cart and Baba’s Mediterranean Grill – Episode 4 Great Food Great Stories Podcast

Ramy Armans Founder of Ramy’s Lamb Shack Food Cart and Baba’s Mediterranean Grill – Episode 4 Great Food Great Stories Podcast Episode 4 of the Great Food Great Stories Podcast is here! In this episode I visit with Ramy Armans … Continue reading

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Wine, Blues and More Event – Saturday August 20th at Hood Crest Winery

Wine, Blues and More Event – Saturday August 20th at Hood Crest Winery An Afternoon of Wine, Cheese, Charcuterie, Chocolate, Pizza, Pasta, and Blues at Hood Crest Winery! I have put together a very fun event happening this Saturday August … Continue reading

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Michael Russell Restaurant Critic for the Oregonian – Episode 3 Great Food Great Stories Podcast

Michael Russell Restaurant Critic for the Oregonian – Episode 3 Great Food Great Stories Podcast Episode 3 of the Great Food Great Stories Podcast is here! In this episode we visit with Michael Russell  Restaurant Critic for the Oregonian. To … Continue reading

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