Rise and Shiver – Why I’ve been taking cold showers and what it’s taught me about fear

Occasionally, I’m going to write about non-food topics as I find inspiration to do so. For this, and many of these articles, I’m starting a category called “Lifestyle”. Here’s the first one. Enjoy. It wasn’t something I ever thought I’d do. In fact, just the idea sounded utterly ridiculous. Why would someone even consider taking […]

Emilitsa – Greek food best described in superlatives

Valentine’s Day had love in the air and my wife and I were prepared with reservations at Emilitsa on Congress St. As Portland’s only traditional Greek restaurant – there are a few Mediterranean joints – they quietly go about their business without too much fanfare, having been a relatively longstanding player in the Portland food […]