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How to Build Your PDX Breakfast Cred

Let’s say you were on a mission to uncover the best places in Portland for breakfast. Would you a) Google it; b) head to The Pearl; or c) hire a brunch sherpa? While Google may result in an array of choices and The Pearl may suffice, the correct answer is C. Why? Because hiring a brunch sherpa […]
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salmon hash and smoked salmon hash

Top 10 Hashes in Portland

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 […]


Smoked Salmon Hash on KATU TV

Hashcapades continued its media streak with a TV appearance on KATU AM Northwest. Hosted by Dave Anderson and Helen Raptis, this morning show staple in Portland was the perfect launching pad to sling some hash and promote my cookbook. With just over a week’s notice, I was a bit nervous, wondering which hash I would create […]


Smoked Salmon Hash and HSI at Helser’s on Alberta

The call came in as I was reading the newspaper. “Helser’s on Alberta has been hit! Another hashcapade,” my frantic colleague from Hashcapade Scene Investigators (HSI) announced. “Dammit! When?” I demanded to know, adrenalin already kicking into high gear. “We intercepted a tweet around 10:17AM this morning,” she responded. “I’m on it!” I shouted.  Swigging the […]


Hashcapades – It Takes a Village – Part 3

In Part 2 of Hashcapades – It Takes a Village, I recounted my exploits with like-minded villagers at restaurants to sample all types of hash. I was also encouraged by food competition awards and PR firms kicking off campaigns featuring my hash – huzzah! In Part 3, the final installment, let me take you on a […]


Hashcapades – It Takes a Village – Part 1

They say “It takes a village to raise a child,”  a proverb attributed to many parts of Africa. Well, in my multi-year journey to create and publish Hashcapades: The Art of the Perfect Hash Adventure, I can proclaim that this wise proverb applies to cookbooks as well! What started as a kernel of an idea […]


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