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Buoy Beer Co.

Astoria has some pretty good options for beer halls. We only had enough time to visit one, so we went with Buoy.

The food was pretty typical pour house offerings, but in a good way. 79 more words

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8/7/16: Daily Post

Yesterday was a busy day, even though I skipped going for a run.

I fell asleep in my chair early Sunday morning, and then moved to the bed around 3.   210 more words

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Inhale, exhale.

If there is a dish more emblematic of my cooking story than cheese soufflé, I can’t think what it would be. By now you’ve heard this tale, or bits of it, many times: my mother, who trained herself first by watching and later by reading, trained me to cook by virtue of the fact that I was often in the kitchen when she was cooking. 1,237 more words


Summer favorite

This is one of our absolute favorite summer dinners.  The beef shish kabobs are so good and leftovers will be terrific later in the week.  I got this recipe from a coworker almost 30 years ago.   91 more words


Sweetwater Grill

Thanks to Deanna’s family coming into town, I had the chance to eat at the Sweetwater Grill for the first time.

This place sits right on the Willamette River, with an outside patio area adjacent to the North Bank bike path. 115 more words

Astoria Coffeehouse Bistro

These were my responses to coming across Astoria Coffeehouse Bistro:

Noticing it from across the street while walking towards the waterfront, and thinking it looked pretty eclectic and charming. 171 more words

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