By Melanie Haiken on July 10, 2014
Ashland may be best known for the annual Shakespeare festival, but this southern Oregon hipster hamlet now boasts farm-to-table fare that rivals that of big sister Portland.
By Melanie Haiken on August 11, 2013
Although folks hailing from Chicago and other parts of the midwest often complain about the traditional meat-and-potatoes diet they grew up with, it seems clear by now that the Chicago of today, almost Parisian in its sophistication, has outgrown those limitations. I noticed the foodie-ism immediately; even chains like Corner Market were touting farm-fresh berries […]
By Melanie Haiken on June 14, 2010
To tell you the truth, I didn’t want to go to Seattle’s Pike Place Market; I pictured a big tourist trap with all the original history drained from it, like Fisherman’s Wharf in my hometown of San Francisco, which I avoid at all costs — unless I’m showing around first-timers or want to catch the […]