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Few things in life inspire as much conversation as good, or bad, food. EDN is on a mission to eat, and report our way through the amazing array of restaurants, bistro’s, shops, diners, all things food that our local area offers. Good writers, honest reviews.

The Blended Burger Project

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The Mushroom Council has partnered with The James Beard Foundation to start a movement to make burgers more nutritious and sustainable by blending mushrooms with the meat creating a more delicious and unique burger experience. They have created the Blended Burger Project, a nationwide competition calling for local chefs to compete to ‘Make Shroom for […]

What’s In My Glass? Torii Mor Pinot Gris

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Torii Mor is a winery with a history that goes back all the way to the early 1970s. They now produce some very high quality Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and even Brandy! In my glass today, I have the 2014 Pinot Gris. So crisp, fruit forward, and delicious – you are going to want to try this one for yourself. Cheers!

Growing up Italian: I “Pasta” like my Grandma

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Today, I would have made Nonna Peppa proud. I made Spinach pasta dough with Quail eggs, shaped it two ways, and prepared a simple sauce to go with it. Can’t wait for leftovers!

Ricotta Citrus Pancakes and Orange Rosemary Marmalade

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A breakfast so good, I could eat it all day long 🙂

Growing Up Italian: You are going to be in hot water….soon!

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Ever since the Etruscan times, then the Romans, mixing flour and water has been very popular. To these days, an ancient Etruscan stove top bread called Torta al Testo is still part of the Umbrian diet.

Growing up Italian: Black is the new … Pasta

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Why do I love squid ink so much? Whatever the reason, today I couldn’t wait to come home from work and relax making some homemade pasta for dinner; a sexy looking one too!

Pinot Gris Pairing with Rosa Mariotti!

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The 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris by Territorial Vineyards is a phenomenal example of what Oregon Pinot Gris can be. Pair this wine with a delicious recipe from Rosa Mariotti! Cheers!

Growing up Italian: More than a pie, It’s a Spaghetti Pie!

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Wine and Food compliment each other, enhance each other. Sometimes they are opposite in taste (spicy / sweet) and that is ok, too. Like marriages or friendships, is often a fine balance that makes them work. I recently started attending a wine pairing class, and met Sarah Tunnell. Yes! The Frugal Wine Gal from EDN […]

Oregon Adventuring: Brandborg

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Brandborg produces high quality wines in the new Elkton AVA, Check them out for an amazing selection of wines from crisp whites to big red varietals. Cheers!

Growing Up Italian: The Travel Bug

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Italians abroad are everywhere, seems like. Loud, stylish, insubordinate, rule-breakers-tourists.
Then, there are the travelers. Respectful, conscientious,curious and educated. I like to think I always belonged to the second category…




Open Mics

  • 09/29/16 Open Mic in Eugene at Reality Kitchen
  • 09/29/16 Open Mic in Springfield, Oregon at The Growler Underground
  • 09/29/16 Open Jam in Eugene at Overtime Tavern

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