This year for my birthday, I partnered with Alaska Airlines to get away from the chilly December of Portland, and headed to Baja, Mexico. We flew nonstop from PDX to San Jose Del Cabo which took less than 3.5 hours, and rented a car easily […]
While in Oaxaca this October, I had the pleasure of dining at Criollo with the group from Thread Caravan. I had just watched the Chefs Table Documentary about Pujol, and unfortunately didn’t make reservations in time, but I had been dying to try his food. Lucky […]
We flew into town for the Women’s March on Washington. Over 20 of us. My friend Gretchen who started this incredible org Good Support, organized accommodations, travel, back up plans in case it got sketchy… But the march was anything but sketchy. It was affirming […]
Last week in Minneapolis, our friend Marina invited us to dine at her work. I didn’t know where we were going until we arrived, enchanted by the stark Scandi + Japanese inspired design. From the handmade cutlery trays, to the gusto with which each dish arrived, the details were perfectly executed.
My friend and incredible floral designer, Liza Lubell of Peartree flowers, has made it her mission to spend all her vacation time at the beach in Nosara, Costa Rica, ideally surfing. Whenever we talk, she is always telling me about her next trip there. Some people […]
My first trip to Europe since 2003 was planned based on a cheap flight. I saw one for $750 to Copenhagen from Portland, OR, and jumped on it.
My friend Natasha lives here, in Copenhagen, and here is where I am currently sitting, with a glass of white wine, at a rustic wooden table, in a candle lit bar, surrounded by the chatter of many languages and jazz on the stereo.