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  • Jupiter Hotel Portland

    Where to Stay in Trendy Portland: Jupiter Hotel

    I was in Portland for a few days in early August and loved the scene there. Part of that had to do with the amazing location of my accommodations at the Jupiter Hotel. Slightly east of downtown Portland in Burnside, the Jupiter Hotel put me…

  • Farmer's Table San Diego

    San Diego City Guide: Al Fresco Dining in La Mesa

    The La Mesa neighborhood of San Diego is more of a residential area and not necessarily a tourist hotspot. However, if you ever find yourself in the area I’d make a point of stopping by Farmer’s Table, a charming restaurant with exceptionally warm hospitality and…

  • City Guide: Brunch in Encinitas San Diego

    Brunch in San Diego usually defaults to home-y beachside cafes with typical diner-fare type breakfast options. Breakfast Republic is a little more inventive, with all the design quirks (shabby-chic) that define the classic San Diego brunch spot. Breakfast Republic has a few locations throughout San…