Don’t you, forget about me; don’t, don’t, don’t, don’t! Song from The Breakfast Club or memories of St Johns’ glittering past embodied in James John Cafe? You’ll be surprised because the answer is both, but in more ways than one. We’re talking vinyl, we’re talking potato vaults. We’re talking Molly Ringwald, we’re talking gold. Believe me, this will all make perfect sense!
Surely this is the first Top 10 list where hash, as in corned beef hash, makes its debut. I’m here to expand your culinary horizons and invite you to Think Outside the Can as I reveal the best places in Portland to get your hashcapade on! What is a hashcapade, you ask? Think hash + escapade at your favorite restaurant or your own kitchen. Every month, I invite a growing entourage of hungry peeps to a cafe to try hash. Did you know I’ve had over 40 hashcapades in Portland alone?
Without further ado, I would like to regale you with the best of the best!
What do you think of when you hear the word, community? Do you think of a particular neighborhood with homes and businesses that give it an identity? I like to think of community as people united in a common good, something active and purposeful. With this vision of community in mind, I’m struck by the symbolic nature of 2013’s first hashcapade at Clyde Common. Let me explain…
This was a no-brainer: I resolved that I would create a platform to give underprivileged students a graphing calculator. My resolution was the direct result of my attendance at the life-changing & awe-inspiring World Domination Summit. At its conclusion, Chris Guillebeau, the founder of WDS, gave each attendee a $100 bill to “make a difference.” He challenged us to invest our crisp one hundred-dollar bills to help change the world. And then, I discovered GIFT. Was I ever in for an amazing journey!
Well, it’s been a busy year with the release of my cookbook, Hashcapades: The Art of the Perfect Hash Adventure. In fact, I’ve been so busy getting the word out that I’ve overlooked a very simple way for readers to figure out where to find my book and follow my path to world hash domination! Right here is the the codex, the keystone, the whosy-whatser to help you out. Let it begin.
Hardcopy Versions of Hashcapades
Powells.com – This legendary and iconic institution in Portland carries my cookbook now! Visit the Burnside, Cedar Hills or Hawthorne locations.
e-Book Versions of Hashcapades
iTunes: The iBooks version is a fixed format e-book, providing the best digital version of my cookbook on an iPad. Check it out!
Amazon: A true e-book version, Amazon is your go-to source for everything. New Kindle HD and Hashcapades look a-mazing!
Barnes & Noble: Have a Nook? Barnes and Noble has your hash desires covered.
Sony ReaderStore: Fire up your Sony eReader and get your hash on!
Kobo: One of the world’s fastest growing eReader services, you’ll soon be hashing your way through my book.
Gardners: UK’s biggest online book wholesaler. Fancy some hash? Enter ISBN 9780985638023 and click away!
Copia: Flexible platforms from which to read my tasty tome to hash!
Hashcapades Meets Social Media
twitter: Hash-attuned tweeps from all over the world tweet about hash and I curate the best photos, recipes and funny tweets.
facebook: I pick the best of my Hashcapades twitter feed and post photos here, announce new hashcapades for brunch and have users post ideas.
pinterest: Hash porn 24 x 7. Don’t click here unless you are prepared to salivate!
G+: Latest posts from my blog and more hash porn are merely a few clicks away!