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Recipe: Fall’n for Spaghetti Squash

October 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments

CRAP! You mean summer is over? Already?? I didn’t get into my bikini one time all summer and now it’s time to start layering on those socks/turtlenecks/sweaters/raincoats?! F.M.L. Well, I guess fall isn’t all fail. There is college football [Ed. note: Go Ducks!] and…um…ummm…. OK, maybe just college football. Seriously, dear readers, I was not […]

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Tags: $ · Family Fun · Farmers Market · How-to · Recipe · Vegetarian

Review: Mexicali Express (Beaverton)

May 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Mexicali Express 12590 SW Canyon Road Beaverton, Oregon 97005 Map It! Ph: 503-643-3739 Hours: 9 a.m. to midnight daily Website Lunch money: $-$$ Rating: The Portland area certainly has a plethora of Mexican food options, but sometimes it seems very few of them are worth your hard earned dinero. In the heart of downtown Beaverton […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Beaverton · Drive-Thru · Great Fries · Mexican

Review: Beard Papa’s (Beaverton)

April 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beard Papa’s 10500 NW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway (Inside Uwajimaya Food Market) Beaverton, Oregon 97005 Map It! Ph: 503-924-1101 Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily Website | Facebook | Twitter | Video Lunch Money: $ Rating: I’m just going to make a modest prediction here: cream puffs are the new cupcakes! Yeah, I might be getting a […]

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Tags: $ · Bakery · Beaverton · Family Fun · Japanese · To-Go, Please

Review: Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches (Hillsboro)

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches 18033 NW Evergreen Pkwy Hillsboro, Oregon 97006 Map It! Ph: 503-567-3444 Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily Website | Menu | Facebook | Twitter Lunch Money: $-$$ Rating: Just a few years ago (like two years ago, actually) there were no Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwich restaurants in Portland at all, […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Bakery · Bring the Kids · Catering · Chains · Delivery · Friendly Waitstaff · Hillsboro · Lotsa Meat! · Multiple Locations · Pickles · Sandwiches

Lunch for $1 tomorrow? Who’s in??!!

December 6th, 2011 · No Comments

We’ve been using LivingSocial’s Instant Deals for awhile. They’re SO easy to use and the deals are fantastic. If you plan to eat lunch tomorrow (and you probably are), I recommend checking this out. But get up early, I’m sure many of the most popular spots are going to sell out fast!!! Some of the […]

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Tags: $ · Admin

Review (L.A. Edition): Papaya King

June 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Papaya King ~ Hollywood 1645 N. Wilcox Avenue Hollywood, California 90028 323-871-8799 Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. daily Website Map It! Twitter: @papayakingla We waited and waited and waited for the infamous Papaya King to arrive in our former Hollywood neighborhood for sooooo long. So when we learned (via Twitter) that the only location […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Bring the Kids · Celebrity Sightings · Finger Food · Hot Dogs · Hot Right Now · Late Night · Road Trip · Silverware Optional · To-Go, Please · Too Many Tourists

Review: Silver Dollar Pizza II

November 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Silver Dollar Pizza II 225 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205 503-241-3465 Map It! Rating: I’m not going to try to fool you; Silver Dollar Pizza II is not an upscale restaurant by any means. In fact, the place is pretty much a dive bar, serving up their stiff drinks to the often-smoking and drinking clientele. […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Dive Bar Lunch · Don't Bring the Kids · Downtown · Friendly Waitstaff · Hipster-Friendly · Hole-in-the-Wall · Late Night · Liquid Lunch · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · People-Watching · Pizza · SW

Review: Five Guys Burgers and Fries

November 8th, 2008 · 45 Comments

Five Guys Burger and Fries 2606 SW Cedar Hills Boulevard Beaverton, OR 97005 503-430-8748 Map it! Rating:   Having lived in Washington, DC, for several years, I was already familiar with Five Guys and their delicious burgers and yummy fries. But when a friend mentioned the opening of Five Guys in Beaverton, I thought I […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Beaverton · Bring the Kids · Burgers · Family Fun · Finger Food · Friendly Waitstaff · Grand Opening · Great Fries · Hangover Cure · Hot Dogs · I Have a Hangover · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Pickles · Stumptown Lunch Favorite

Review: No Fish! Go Fish!

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

No Fish! Go Fish! 3962 SE Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, Oregon 97214 503-235-5378 Map It! Rating: I woke up today feeling a little under the weather, but I managed to make it to my lunch appointment with friends at No Fish! Go Fish! Lucky for me the restaurant specializes in comfort food like soup and stuffed […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Art · Friendly Waitstaff · Neighborhood Haunts · SE · Unique to Portland

Review: Sushi Land

August 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Marinepolis Sushi Land (Lloyd location) 1409 NE Weidler Street Portland, Oregon 97232 503-280-0300 Map It! Rating: There are a handful of Sushi Land locations around the metro area and they all feature the train-style conveyor belt of small sushi plates. I have now visited two of the Portland area Sushi Land restaurants. Typically I go […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Bring the Kids · Chains · Chopsticks · Friendly Waitstaff · Japanese · Multiple Locations · NE · Seafood · Sushi · Sushi Train

Review: Muchas Gracias Mexican Food

February 27th, 2008 · 11 Comments

Muchas Gracias Mexican Food (Lake Oswego location) 3970 Mercantile Drive #180 Lake Oswego, OR 503-675-7400 Map It! Rating:     Wow. I really wonder why it took me so long to discover the cheesy goodness that is Muchas Gracias Mexican restaurants. There are actually more than 30 locations dotted across Oregon and Washington, but until yesterday […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Breakfast All Day! · Chains · Friendly Waitstaff · Lake Oswego · Late Night · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Mexican · Multiple Locations · Outdoor Dining · Tex-Mex · To-Go, Please

Review: Kauai Island Grill

February 8th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Kauai Island Grill 811 NW Murray Boulevard Portland, OR 503-643-4820 Map It! Rating:   A little bit of Hawaii is the perfect pick-me-up during a rainy Stumptown lunch hour; so, today I trekked to the Westside to sample some tasty teriyaki treats. But Kauai Island Grill’s menu goes way beyond teriyaki, they offer traditional Hawaiian fare–where […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Burgers · Friendly Waitstaff · Hawaiian · Hole-in-the-Wall · Japanese · Noodles · NW · Teriyaki · To-Go, Please