Loge Camps: A Base for Outdoors Lovers

If you haven’t heard of the Loge Camps hospitality group, don’t feel alone. A year ago, it existed only on paper. Two years ago, it wasn’t even a dream. Conceived Read More …

Dining with the Basques in Boise

My first bite of beef tongue was a revelation. Thick yet tender, awash in a peppery, tomato-and-garlic-rich Bizkaian sauce, it almost melted in my mouth. Although I sat in a Read More …

Fire and Ice: Timberline in a Buick

You can ski 12 months a year at Timberline Lodge on Oregon’s Mount Hood. In other words, you can drive your Buick Regal TourX there even in the middle of Read More …

Where to Dine in Seattle in 2018

I used to live in Seattle, the wonderful maritime city that stretches along the eastern shore of Washington’s Puget Sound. I ate well, given the number of outstanding restaurants in Read More …

Southern Idaho’s Family Ski Resorts

From the summit of 9,529-foot Peak 2 overlooking Idaho’s Soldier Mountain Ski Area, the view extends to the sleek resort community of Sun Valley, 30 miles east, and well beyond. Read More …

Washington’s Port Townsend and Fort Worden

Port Townsend, Washington, is not the bawdy community it was in 1897, when author Jack London passed through (and spent a night in jail) enroute to Alaska’s Klondike. But it Read More …

Where to Eat and Sleep in McMinnville

If you really want to know what’s going on in McMinnville, Oregon, these are people you should know — Nick Peirano, emeritus owner of Nick’s Italian Café, and Patrick Bruce, Read More …