Whitney Beyer

I grew up in beautiful Bend, Oregon before moving to the city of Portland. I may live in the city now, but I'm still a microbrew-drinkin' vegetarian food snob who thinks her North Face fleece is acceptable dress-up attire.

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    Breakfast in Portland: The Best Way to Start Your Day

    What pairs well with a sunny morning in Portland? Breakfast outside in the sun! What’s the best medicine for a rainy morning in the City of Roses? A cozy breakfast indoors! Any way you look at it, breakfast is a great idea – especially in a city that boasts praise-worthy breakfast hot...

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    Portland Bagels: Handcrafted with Love

    There was once a time in my life when a good bagel meant that my dad had gone to Costco and picked up a bag of cheese bagels from the bakery section and an economy-sized tub of cream cheese. And while anyone can admit that a Costco bagel surely is delicious, it’s...

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    Summer of Brew: A Guide to Portland’s Craft Beer Festivals

    The list of reasons people choose to come to Portland is long, but somewhere very close to the top of that list is the city’s widespread abundance and appreciation of craft beer. The City of Roses is home to more microbreweries within city limits than any other city in the entire world....

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    Delicious and Nutritious Vegan Fare in Portland

    Here in Portland – unlike many places in the country – “vegan” is not a four-letter word....

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    Portland Bakeries with Tasty Breads and Pastries

    To deny that Portland is a rainy city would be like denying that the earth is round....

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    Portland Cupcakes: Love at First Bite

    Cupcakeries have been trending in the U.S. over the past decade and Portland is fortunate enough to have two of the most fabulous cupcake shops in the country. It has often been said that the way to a man\’s heart is through his stomach. I\’ve never fully understood this assertion because, if...

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    Five Portland happy hours you don’t want to be late for

    In a city that loves to drink, choosing five happy hours to write about was quite a daunting task. In fact, Portland has such a stellar happy-hour scene that I’ll inevitably be forced to write more blogs focusing on specific happy-hour niches in the future. Until then, however, here are five happy...

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    Best Late-Night Eats in Portland

    Weekends in Portland have a lot to offer. Friday and Saturday nights in the City of Roses boast plenty of nightlife opportunities that will inevitably leave you hungry. Whether you\’re hitting the pub scene on Belmont in SE, bar hopping NW 21st, or cruising downtown, just know you don\’t have to go...

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    Portland: Welcome to Beervana

    Controversial claims have been made that Portland, Oregon could possibly be the beer capital of the world. The City of Roses is home to 28 breweries, which is more than any other city in the United States, making it the obvious beer capital of the country. Natives and travelers alike have taken...