A Farm to Fork dinner at Cowhorn Vineyard in Applegate Valley
A Farm to Fork dinner at Cowhorn Vineyard in Applegate Valley

In the September issue of Portland Monthly:

◊ Satisfy your coastal cravings at the best seaside spots on the Oregon Coast seafood circuit.

← Sip your way through Southern Oregon’s wild wine country, featuring 18 wineries within 20 miles.

◊ Turn your next weekend getaway into a pastoral working vacation at one of Oregon’s best farm stays.

◊ Embark on a Columbia River nostalgia tour, complete with serene waterfalls and throw-back pit stops.

◊ Splurge on nine decadent courses at the Herbfarm, Woodinville’s temple of microseasonal dining.

◊ Visit the backbone of Washington’s fruit industry with a culinary road trip to Wenatchee.

◊ Dig in at Din Din, a sweetly designed reincarnation of Courtney Sproule’s roving French supper club.

◊ Peruse of the pages of Le Pigeonthe new cookbook by celebrated Portland chef Gabriel Rucker.

◊ Make your own spiked sorbet with this recipe from new ice cream scoop shop Fifty Licks.

◊ Learn which dishes to try first at Sen Yai, Andy Ricker’s new Thai noodle house.

◊ Revel in the rebirth of Alberta Street Pub by chowing down on farm-fresh pub food.

◊ Master Portland’s urban homestead laws before starting your own backyard farm.

◊ Embrace the virtues of rye-based brew with these five Northwest rye beers

◊ Watch Le Pigeon’s Gabriel Rucker whip up BBQ celery root in this video exclusive.

◊ Celebrate the year’s wine harvest at three local harvest parties.

◊ Mark your calendars for next year’s best farm dinners.

◊ Get the stats on what Portland Public School students are eating.

◊ Throw together a highly suspect road food feast...foraged from the road (and under your car seat).