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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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Father’s Day Golf Special

June 16, 2012


The Safeway Classic, the Portland area's stop on the LPGA Tour, has drawn large galleries such as this one at Pumpkin Ridge's Ghost Creek course. Courtesy of Tournament Golf Foundation

In this special feature, History Press author and veteran sports writer Bob Robinson reflects on how family relationships help shape the character of athletes and his recent book Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway. “A Father’s Day Tale” Bob Robinson A Father’s Day never passes that I don’t have fond memories of my […]

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Bill Gladstone Reviews Stories from Jewish Portland

April 30, 2012


AZA in front of old JCC courtesy Larry Mudrick

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of strolling through South Portland with author Polina Olsen. She pointed out the remaining landmarks from Portland’s once-upon-a-time immigrant neighborhood and shared some of the stories that she’s collected from residents. Thanks to her descriptions, I was able to imagine the kosher deli on the corner and the […]

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Interview with Bob Robinson, Author of Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway

April 18, 2012



Not long after he joined The Oregonian Sports Department in 1961, Bob Robinson approached his editor with a proposition, “I understand that the golf beat is open. I would like to have a shot at it.” Thus began almost four decades of golf coverage focusing on regional players and tournaments but also touching on national […]

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Interview with Marylou Colver, Author of Lake Oswego Vignettes: Illiterate Cows to College-Educated Cabbage

March 8, 2012


Photograph courtesy of Lake Oswego Public Library

Marylou Colver is the founder and president of the Lake Oswego Preservation Society in Lake Oswego, Oregon. The following is an interview that describes her interest in preserving and honoring the city’s past through her new book: Lake Oswego Vignettes: Illiterate Cows to College-Educated Cabbage. AK: Lake Oswego Vignettes is full of fun and quirky […]

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