Reno: Poolside
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Reno: Poolside

Last Saturday: I’m presently sunning myself poolside at the Siena hotel in Reno. There’s an adorable family: a mom, dad, two kids, and a great-aunt all swimming together. The older child, who is the very distinguished age of four, is paddling around the pool in his arm floaties and learning to overcome his fear of … Continue reading

San Francisco Date Night, Part 1
All The Goods / Food / Living / Restaurants / San Francisco

San Francisco Date Night, Part 1

Dating sucks. You put yourself through this perpetual interview process with people you hopefully find somewhat attractive and then brace for the likelihood of a subsequent disappointment when a) you find out that your date has a collection of Star Wars bobble heads/a drinking problem/eight previous wives, b) your date finds that cute little delicate … Continue reading

(On Portland’s Le Pigeon) Cigarettes Don’t Kill You…
Oregon / Portland / Restaurants / Travel

(On Portland’s Le Pigeon) Cigarettes Don’t Kill You…

Seven course tasting menus do. And actually, I’m certain that only a cigarette can save you after a meal like that.  Two things you straight and narrow types will never understand: 1) the sensuality overload that comes from eating seven really well-put-together courses without giving a half a shit about the calories, only the experience; … Continue reading