Tag Archives: American Palate

Book Event: Winemakers of the Willamette Valley

September 20, 2013

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Cristom Vineyards winery and vineyard at harvest time. John D’Anna

Mark your calendars for September 28, 2013, when Cristom Vineyards in Salem, Oregon, will host a special Harvest Market event with fine wine, delicious food, live music, and… books! History Press authors Vivian Perry and John Vincent will be at the event to sign copies of Winemakers of the Willamette Valley: Pioneering Vintners of Oregon’s […]

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New from American Palate West: A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine

September 20, 2013

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Grilled oysters with chermoula on a bed of rock salt. Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar. 2013. Courtesy of Pamela Heiligenthal.

Let the flavors of the Pacific Northwest dance across your palate. This October, History Press West is excited to debut a new American Palate title exploring the roots of Northwest food and drink… With a dash of humor and a sprinkling of recipes, culinarian Marc Hinton chronicles the bounty of the Pacific Northwest from the […]

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Lost Chapter: Sacramento Restaurants, Dining “Inn”

July 26, 2013

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El Mirador’s Sky Room was a cocktail lounge with Polynesian rhythms and a twice-weekly underwater ballet. Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento Room.

Serving up course after course of memories and recipes from Sacramento’s well-loved restaurants. In this special feature for History Press West, authors Maryellen Burns and Keith Burns share a lost chapter as a taste of their new book: Sacramento Restaurants: Dining “Inn” Maryellen Burns and Keith Burns Sacramento is one of the few cities in […]

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Portland Beer: Crafting the Road to Beervana

July 23, 2013

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Portland beer fans don’t mind standing in line for great craft beer. Photo courtesy of Timothy Horn and the Oregon Brewers Festival.

It’s not just because the beer is good, it’s because it’s ours. —Don Younger This week (July 24-July 28) throngs of crafts beer lovers will gather to celebrate at the 26th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival held in Portland’s Waterfront Park. This September, History Press West invites you to raise a pint to Portland’s storied brewing […]

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A Tradition of Apricots: Father’s Day Feature from Author Robin Chapman

June 12, 2013

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Santa Clara Valley postcard. Courtesy Robin Chapman.

“Nowhere else in the world was anything like this to be seen; neither is there anything like it to be seen now. Thousands came to California year after year to see the breathtaking beauty of these fruitful valleys. We are greatly poorer to have lost most of it…” — Robert Couchman Robin Chapman’s book, California […]

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