Unusual spirits and intriguing ingredients: Compass Box Orangerie

Compass Box Whiskymaker John Glaser intrigues me. He’s an artist, a progressive and innovative thinker, and a creative genius who has gained the respect of the whiskymakers of his generation. He founded the Compass Box Whisky Company in 2000 with the mission to “nurture the roots of tradition in order to grow the possibilities.” He … Continue reading Unusual spirits and intriguing ingredients: Compass Box Orangerie

Arabian Nights: Tales of an Underground Dinner

Arabian Nights. It conjures up visions of mystical, exotic, and adventurous tales. Last Saturday night at Jenny Levison’s Secret Underground Dinner, her Arabian Nights theme brought all that and more. The incredible David Sweeney (Dynamic Dish, Restaurant Eugene) provided an scrumptious menu of Middle Eastern delights, while Tom Murphy (Murphy’s) provided some fabulous wines. Nicky … Continue reading Arabian Nights: Tales of an Underground Dinner