OCTOBER 2018 | LONG ISLAND, NY
Ruska, in Finnish, means autumn foliage or the time in which autumn foliage occurs. For anyone who has spent a fall on the east coast, it is easy to reminisce on the beautiful golden colors, the smell of crisp leaves, and the taste the apple cider doughnuts. In late October, we traveled to New York and spent a glorious weekend hosting a Supper on the quaint …
AUGUST 2018 | LYLE, WA
In the late weeks of summer, we basked in the sunset and the abundance of fresh local fruits and vegetables. Tournant created an incredible menu worthy of the summer bounty given to us by the earth.
Our guests dined at the minimalistic table on top of the golden hued hill, overlooking Mt Hood in all of her glory, while …
JUNE 2018 | SONOMA, CA
The start of summer brings such promise as the first crops of the season start coming to life. The sweetness of a summer peach. The crispness of summer's first cucumber. At last, mother nature rewards us after a long, wet winter. We bathe in the beauty of all shades of green and enjoyed an incredible feast to welcome the most awaited season of all: summer.
FEBRUARY 2018 | McMINNVILLE, OR
A celebration of the winter season and the hidden gift of delicious foods it brings along. Winter itself is very mysterious—it’s cold and dark, the tree branches are bare and everything looks barren and dead. But covered with that sullen exterior, everything is still teeming with life, just waiting for the first breath of spring to burst forth.
Salt + Stone
Not So Secret Supper - SEPTEMBER 2017
We were flattered and excited to be part of this year’s Feast Portland line-up of fabulous food events throughout the city!
The fall weather was frightful but we made the most of it by gathering under a cozy, softly lit tent. We feasted on the best of late summer and early fall local foods. Our favorite? It had …
JULY 2017 | LILLWAUP, WA
Hot July days turn into long warm evenings kissed with bright pink sunsets and salty sea air. It's the perfect time to immerse yourself in the beauty and bounty of the sea. The water is a little bluer, the wine a little crisper and the memories are a little more vivid.
APRIL 2017 | PARKDALE, OR
A celebratory leap forward into the idyllic rhythm of spring, when everything seems in harmony. The brightness of the local produce and the liveliness of the season came through in every course. We spent the most beautiful evening at our outdoor table, among long lines of peach trees ready to blossom, and we welcomed the return of light and all the delicious harvest with open arms.
FEBRUARY 2017 | SISTERS, OR
Wintertide was held at Suttle Lodge near Sisters, Oregon. We had open white skies, warm fires, and jack frost nipping at our nose. Steaming pots of rich and hearty dishes, the sound of muffled laughter being muted by snow, and a trail of footprints leading to a table filled with adventurous friends. We bid farewell to winter with …
DECEMBER 2016 | PORTLAND, OR
Winter evenings are best when lit by candlelight, near embers and flame with a glass of Bordeaux in hand and the sweetest of company around us. That is exactly how we rung in the holiday season, at our White Fir supper, excited for all the gatherings and the love-sharing to come.
Ebb & Flow
NOVEMBER 2016 | ASTORIA, OR
Autumn brings about a richer, deeper, and darker harvest. At Noble Rot, we savored the spice of the season and enjoyed the preserved flavors of those past. In the top floor of Alderbrook Station’s net loft, we experienced the comfort of fall, surrounded with warm food, kind company, and inviting sounds of nature.
SEPTEMBER 2016 | ROCKAWAY BEACH, OR
A supper celebrated with the abundance of both, land and sea, as summer came to an end.
Fruits bursting with juice and sweetness. Courses awash in piquant peppery seasonings. Briny flavors soaking deep into …
Fire & Ice
JUNE 2016 | PARKDALE, OR
What a magical celebration of spring! New growth, vibrancy, brightness of flavor, and the return of the lush meadow. Guests enjoyed rich foods and the delights of the bounty brought forth by the season. An experience to connect to the land and to each other.
FEBRUARY 2016 | MT HOOD, OR
A long table gathering in the dead of winter, among tall evergreens, with fires warming each side of the table. Every course cooked over an open flame or directly in hot ash, the flavor of smoke and scorching earth seeped into every bite, making each dish rich in flavor and story. The story of all of us, gathered at the table.
SEPTEMBER 2015 | PARKDALE, OR
A late summer supper at Tumbleweed farm in the shadow of Mount Hood, there is no better backdrop than that. No better way to cling to summer than by savoring each bite of the mouthwatering dishes prepared with fruits and vegetables harvested that very morning, from the same grounds where we sat the table …