Archives for April 2010

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As promised, today I am sharing one more great Portland grilled cheese sandwich location. First we had the food cart, The Grilled Cheese Grill. Then there was the more upscale grilled cheese sandwich at Paragon. Today's featured grilled cheese sandwich location falls in between the food cart and the upscale Pearl District restaurant - it's … [Read more...]


We have a bit of a theme going this week on Homebased Portland.  The theme is grilled cheese! Monday we shared with you the very fun and funky Grilled Cheese Grill. Who doesn't love grilled cheese and tomato soup!? If you are looking for a little bit more sophisticated atmosphere then a food cart and a refurbished bus but still want a … [Read more...]

The Grilled Cheese Grill}Food Cart

Portland is a mecca for food carts! Last Saturday we were doing a little browsing over on N. Mississippi.   There is a great row of food carts on N. Mississippi   - Mississippi Marketplace but we decided to check out a new one we had heard about - a food cart that just serves grilled cheese. Grilled cheese and tomato soup is one of our … [Read more...]

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

If you have never visited the amazing Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn - you need to! You still have time!  The tulip festival runs until April 25th so don't delay.  The tulips are in full bloom right now and did I mention they are amazing? There is a $5.00 per car charge on the weekdays and $10.00 on the weekends. Wear your rain … [Read more...]

La Provence

I went to Paris for breakfast last Saturday. Or at least it tasted and felt like I did. Discover a little bit of Paris right here in Portland at La Provence. Thanks to blog reader Amber who raved about La Provence!  She commented, "If you truly want the most amazing breakfast in the Portland area YOU HAVE GOT TO TRY La Provence Bakery and … [Read more...]