The Best Thing I Ever Ate….

One of my favorite Food Network shows is “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” It is where Food Network chefs go to their favorite restaurants, eat, and describe their favorite dish that they had ever eaten in their entire life. Well, when I traveled to Portland, I found “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.”

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Iorio Italian restaurant not only has gluten free pasta, they make it themselves! I was in heaven.

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Gluten free calamari. It was seriously SO GOOD.  I had not been able to eat friend calamari in years!

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For some reason, the pasta tasted like Christmas to me. It could be my imagination. But, this pasta really is “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.”

I apologize for not blogging in forever! I was experiencing some technical difficulties, but thankfully my fiance was able to fix my blog! I will be posting regularly again.




The West Coast

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! I spent mine with my fiancé and his family in Portland, Oregon for his sister’s wedding. This was the first time that I have ever been to this part of the U.S., so it was definitely an experience! I absolutely loved the cooler temperatures. I wish Texas was a bit cooler this time of the year 🙂 Here are a few pics from my trip!

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Portland was very artsy…this was a cool door to a shop in a cute little neighborhood.

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We had brunch at Besaw’s. It was so delicious. Their gluten free French toast is to die for! Be prepared to wait in line for a while, but they provide an outdoor coffee station so that you can have coffee while you wait!

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Besaw’s has their own garden where they grow their own veggies, fruits, and spices!

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We went to a Farmer’s Market near the water!

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This guy apparently paints himself silver and juggles in the park. He had a sign that said not to taunt, touch, bother him, etc. He NEVER moved. I really wanted to poke him to see what happened, but I didn’t 🙂

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Stay tuned for another Portland post! I hope you all had a relaxing weekend!