After lunch, we headed to Aman Cara and were really pleasantly surprised by the yumminess of all their Pinots as well as their gewrurztraminer dessert wine. Also, the woman in the tasting room was so nice; people you just cannot (and should not) undervalue or underestimate good, non-snotty customer service. Afterwards, we headed to the [...]
Monthly Archive for July, 2011
Roasted red pepper, chopped chickpeas, lemon mayo and arugula peeps. More truffle fries friends. Then to wine tastings. It could not be more beautiful here today. Did I mention that I had a pedicure? Whoa! Also found a phenom source of scones and coffee. Mamma Mia! Ps- only bummer is that the gals who work [...]
Friends, this is really a good vacation. I cannot get over the weather and what a glorious respite it is from swampy DC. No mosquitos, no sweating, AND we are getting sleep. I can literally feel pounds of stress melting away from me. We had a wonderful meal at The Joel Palmer House last night. [...]
Boy is this fun! We have really had some good wine today- the Pinots are out of this world. After the fab food truck, we visited Chehalem and left with a steel-aged Chard and their Stoller Pinot. Then to Penner-Ash which was very beautiful and uniformly delicious but too far to the snooty end of [...]
Man, I just love really good, unpretentious food. We hit the jackpot today at this food truck in Newberg, Uprooted. Tom got a burger on brioche, I the bacon-avocado sandwich with balsamic onion marmalade, and we shared an order of truffle fries. Freaking amazing people. We will definitely be returning!
Tom opted for the biscuits and gravy at PineState Biscuits, and I decided on a lemon curd and berry crepe + a basket of sungold tomatoes. T loved the biscuits, I wished for much more lemon curd but am loving the toms. On our walk back to the hotel, we came across a very cool [...]