Category: Vancouver

    • Heavy Metal Brewing

      Two of my favorite things in this world are heavy metal music and freshly brewed beer. Thankfully, living in Portland, both of these things are easy to come by. But,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • My Brother’s Crawfish

      I love comfort foods and, to me, nothing says comfort food like the cooking of the South- and the deeper the south the better. Fried chicken, okra, mashed potatoes, deep…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Osaka House

      One of the funniest move scenes of all time for me is in Beverly Hills Ninja when Chris Farley pretends to be a chef at a Japanese restaurant. You know,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Willems on Main

      Even though it’s just across the river from Portland, Oregon, I don’t spend as much time in Vancouver as I probably should. It’s a really cool area, though and it’s…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Makota

      “We don’t have much in the way of food,” Fred said. “I mean, we just moved. Let’s go out to eat. Our treat.” Fred is my buddy from college and…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Cascade Highlands

      Saying that you live in Portland could mean anything. It could mean that you live within the city of Portland itself, it could mean you live in the surrounding suburbs—and…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Trackless Train

      I don’t make it across the river to Vancouver as often I would like too—as often as I should. I have everything that I need right here in Portland. But,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Petra House

      Jordan is an often-overlooked country in the Middle East, just North East of Israel. It’s technically part of the Mediterranean. The Mediterranean is a well-known region of the world, popular…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Stone Massage

      Relaxation is pleasant. It’s good for your health. It can even be a social activity. And, I’m not ashamed, as a man, to say that I enjoy being pampered and…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Long Weekend

      Just because Portland, Oregon is an awesome place to live, doesn’t mean that sometimes you don’t want or need to get away. Vacations, even short ones, are good for the…

      Written by Rick Sadle