It's been almost two years since I've moved here to Portland. I feel that in the past I've done a fairly poor job at highlighting the region, which is one of the main reasons I write: for the people at home that have either never been here, or have no time to come and visit.
So this year, I think I'm going to try highlighting things about Portland (and other parts of the West Coast) which are favorites of mine. And I plan to travel. I'd love to do Vancouver, B.C. and Southern California this year.
First on the list is this:
I first noticed its existence in the cafeteria at OMSI where I volunteer. I put it on a beanburger and was totally impressed. I'm not sure of the availability of this product outside my region, but if you come to my house you will be greeted with some fries slathered in this golden god of a ketchup.
Read all about it! http://www.portlandiafoods.com/ Notice that if you buy it in a 12-bottle case it only costs $3.50 a bottle. Additionally you can buy a gallon container for $32.00, which obviously I'm thinking very hard about.