Liz Crain is the author of Food Lover’s Guide to Portland and coauthor of Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull., as well as Hello! My Name is Tasty: Global Diner Favorites from Portland’s Tasty Restaurants, and Grow Your Own: Understanding, Cultivating, and Enjoying Cannabis. A longtime writer on Pacific Northwest food and drink, her writing has appeared in Lucky Peach, Food & Wine, the Sun Magazine, the Progressive, andThe Guardian. She is also an editor and publicity director at Hawthorne Books as well as co-organizer of the annual Portland Fermentation Festival.
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- The Oregonian
For residents and visitors alike, Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a road map to finding the best of the best in America’s favorite do-it-yourself foodie Mecca. Navigate Portland’s edible bounty with this all-access pass to hundreds of producers, purveyors, distillers, bakers, food carts, and...Forward
Please join Hawthorne Books, Teruo Kurosaki & his esteemed Bridge Lab/Media Surf team from Tokyo, at Reverend Nat’s Hard Cidery & Taproom for the launch party of True Portland: The Unofficial Guide for Creative People. Other book launch party highlights include a mini Japan marketplace (several local purveyors of Japanese food, drink and goods will be sampling and selling their wares), Nat will be pouring his Magnificent Seven hard cider made with Japanese apple varieties and sake yeast which is already on shelves in Japan, Culmination Brewing will be doing a tap takeover with their Oregon Kara Sakura beer made from yeast that Japanese brewery Ise Kadoya harvested from pine trees at Ise’s Grand Shinto Shrine garden, D.J. Jimbo will be spinning all sorts of good tunes and, of course, Rhonda and I and other Hawthorne Books folks will be there with a mountain of books for sale. So please save the date and help us spread the word. The more the merrier.
- locationReverend Nat's Hard Cidery & Taproom
- 1813 NE 2nd Ave., Portland, Or 97212
At “This Is My Portland,” the fifth and final event of The A.V. Club & Basil Hayden’s “This Is My…” event series, we explored the themes of literature at Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider & Tap...Forward
Liz Crain and Dana Cowin at Powell’s Books
Portland author Liz Crain’s Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a foodie staple for locals and visitors alike. Maintaining its focus on locally-sourced menus and locally-owned businesses, from food...Forward
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book.
Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen,...Forward
For one driven distiller, the ancient peat bogs of the Northwest are the sludgy secret to a locavore single malt.
I’m wearing waterproof snow boots, and I feel like if I lose my footing I might be...Forward