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Edmonton: Finding French Pastry at Duchess Bake Shop

EDMONTON —  I despaired when I moved to this city of ever finding a coffee shop that would even come close to my favorite DC hangout — Patisserie Poupon. Imagine my delight when I walked into Duchess Bake Shop one summer […]

Duchess Bake Shop

Edmonton: Finding French Pastry at Duchess Bake Shop

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EDMONTON —  I despaired when I moved to this city of ever finding a coffee shop that would even come close to my favorite DC hangout — Patisserie Poupon. Imagine my delight when I walked into Duchess Bake Shop one summer […]

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Fresh vegetables at the farmer's market.

Celebrating a Canadian Thanksgiving or Two

EDMONTON— Our first Canadian Thanksgiving felt and tasted achingly familiar. Reminding me of our country’s New England beginnings, this statutory holiday celebrates the harvest and other events of the past

Leaving Montana

Crossing the Canadian Border

EDMONTON — I’d heard so many horror stories about crossing the border into Canada that I triple checked everything before even approaching the guard. Think what you want about my

That's right, it's Curling because it's Canada.

Edmonton: New adventure

EDMONTON— It has been so long since I’ve written that this feels like a completely fresh endeavour. So much has changed these past weeks. We’re in a new country and

Le Pigeon

Visiting Portland: Le Pigeon

PORTLAND — It is fitting that our last meal in Portland was our best meal in Portland. Honestly I hadn’t expected such an exceptional meal as the one served at

Japanese Gardens

Visiting Portland: Must see places on a day out

PORTLAND— There is nothing I like more than waking up and just wandering a city when I’m on vacation. Starting the day off with a luxuriously long breakfast looking over

Pok Pok Portland

Visiting Portland: Pok Pok

PORTLAND — Perhaps the bathroom is not the best place to begin a food review but what I found in the unisex restroom at Pok Pok made me laugh. Hanging

The Meadow in Portland

Visiting Portland: The Meadow

PORTLAND — Visiting The Meadow was an unexpected and rather mind blowing treat. I hadn’t heard of the artisanal salt, bitters, chocolate, flower and vermouth store before — clearly due to

beast - egg

Visiting Portland: Beast

PORTLAND — Oh Portland, thank you for Beast. For weeks before we got here, I was so so excited that our first meal would be at Naomi Pomeroy’s restaurant. I

dinner building

On the road: Heading north to Portland

PORTLAND — Traveling with a dog can often translate into lousy hotel rooms overlooking the highway but on our trip north to Portland we lucked out with a night

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