Wait-barley free means no beer . . . Right? aka A Chemistry lesson for a Birthday present

So let me first answer the question: Wait-barley free means no beer . . . Right?            This is the first thing people ask me when they find out about my allergy. It was hard news for my ex-bartender boyfriend (now husband) from the micro-brewing region of Oregon. Suddenly I could no…

Sorge’s: local food and wine

This past holiday weekend (federal=holiday for us) we went to an Italian restaurant in the Gaffer District  called Sorge's. We were given a gift card to this local family-run business by close friends of Luke. Open for 62 years, Sorge's is known for their homemade pasta. In fact in the summer of 2011 they made it into…