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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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
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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.
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Recently I spent a good amount of time watching the great PBS food series The Mind of a Chef. The show typically sticks with one chef for several episodes — shadowing them at their restaurant(s)...Forward
Wow. What a party. Thank you so much to everyone who came out for our Hawthorne Books + Media Surf/Bridge Lab + Reverent Nat’s Hard Cider True Portland: The Unofficial Guide for Creative People book...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