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Clyde Common - Portland

Clyde Common – Portland



Clyde Common is located right next to the Ace Hotel, which is known to be super hip and a huge tourist spot. The whole area around here is great for shopping with unique boutiques.


We had done some researching, but the locals also recommended that we go to Clyde Common for happy hour. It’s served every day from 3-6 pm so plenty of time to check it out!


They have an open concept kitchen so it’s…

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Korean Twist - Portland

Korean Twist – Portland



Near S.W. 10th Ave. & Alder St., you’ll find Portland’s largest hub of food carts. However, when we arrived it was noon and there weren’t large line ups like the ones we have in Vancouver. Taking a stroll along the food carts, nothing really struck me either. I’m sure the food is good, but there weren’t really unique menu items that made me desperately want to try.


Anyways, I ended up going for

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Tasty n Alder - Portland

Tasty n Alder – Portland



Before our trip, we did some research on where to eat to save time and get the most out of our trip. Tasty n Alderwas one of the picks and it was located conveniently in the downtown area. We arrived at around 7pm, and it was packed! They don’t take reservations, but they do take down your name and number when you arrive. You can then go elsewhere and they will call you when your table is ready.…

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Pike Place Market - Beecher’s Handmade Cheese + Pike Place Chowder (Seattle)

Pike Place Market – Beecher’s Handmade Cheese + Pike Place Chowder (Seattle)



Before starting full time work, I decided to head down to the States for a road trip with my friends. Our destination was Portland, but we decided to stop in Seattle to grab lunch. Of course, we ended up at Pike Place Market. First, stop, we went to Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, which is an artisan cheesemaker and retail shop. Normally, they have huge line ups because tours bring them here, but we…

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Catch 122 Cafe Bistro

Catch 122 Cafe Bistro



Throughout the summer, I despserately wanted to hit some happy hour spots, just because work would start soon and the weather would turn terrible. Finally, K and I decided to head to Gastown and we ended up checking out Catch 122 Cafe Bistro. They offer happy hour from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 4pm to 6pm.


We got there right at 4pm, and I guess it was sort of an odd weekday, so we were…

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