Kristen Simpson

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Where to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

Portland Food 101: Pine Street Market<p>If you’re staying downtown and don’t want to venture far, haven’t much time, or are simply lazy, no problem—Old Town’s new nine-vendor Pine Street Market lets you graze next-level food hall fare from the folks behind local culinary A-listers, all in a one-block …

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15 Addictive New Books That Are Perfect for the Beach

Grab your sunscreen, your sunglasses, and one of these page-turners.<p>Grab your sunscreen, your sunglasses, and one of these page-turners.

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5 Books to Read if You Get Caught in a Travel Delay

You'll have better things to do than curse the TSA.<p>You've packed your bags, watered the plants (wait...did you water the plants?), and set your out-of-office email. It's holiday time! What are you waiting for? Oh, that's right. The plane is late! Your ride is stuck in traffic! The train had to halt …

The 30 Best New Books For Summer 2016

How much room do you have in your beach bag?<p>We vetted 100+ new books to find the most fun reads of the season.

The Books That I Read in 2014

<i>Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking</i> by Anya von Bremzen. History has never been my strong suit. In high school, I took A.P. European History and …

3 Books to Read This January

Photo: Emily Kate Roemer/Studio D<p><b>Tantalizing Topic</b><p>John McQuaid's <i>Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat</i> (Scribner) mixes science, literature, history, and anecdote in the service of his stellar inquiry into the inner workings of taste, also called flavor, which McQuaid finds to be the most …

Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

November 3, 2014<p>For the seventh straight year, I am aggregating every online "best of 2014" book list I find in this post. As the lists appear …

My Favorite Books from 2014

You know it’s a great year for fiction when you have no trouble coming up with titles that are worthy of mention in a best-of blog post. I needed …

We Eat Everything at Nong's Khao Man Gai in Portland

In 2003, Nong Poonsukwattana arrived in Portland from Bangkok with two suitcases and $70. She worked as a restaurant server for her first five years, and cooked at Pok Pok for a year before opening her first food cart, Nong's Khao Man Gai, in April 2009 at the corner of SW 10th and Alder in …

Where to Find the Best Mexican Food in Portland, OR

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Portland is often called "the city of transplants." Young people move to the Rose City for school, the low cost of living, the outdoorsy opportunities, the music scene, or just to live somewhere ever-so-slightly …