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The Mouth: Shelburne Pub delivers simplicity, comfort, flourishes
The Mouth: Shelburne Pub delivers simplicity, comfort, flourishes

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“The years pass in their hundreds and their thousands, and what does any man see of life but a few summers, a few...

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The Mouth: Readers tell me what’s what
The Mouth: Readers tell me what’s what
From the World Cup to rebuttals of my reviews, I respond to public feedback
Pancake breakfast on Father’s Day weekend supports Boy Scouts
Pancake breakfast on Father’s Day weekend supports Boy Scouts
Family event June 16 funds Scout Camp
The Mouth: Is the Impossible Burger the future of meat?
The Mouth: Is the Impossible Burger the future of meat?

It felt a little absurd.

I bit into a veggie burger and looked inside to see if there was any pink in the center, as if this meat-less patty had been cooked medium-rare. The texture had me wondering. And, you see, that’s the hook of the...

Columbia Bar: Love Potion #9
Columbia Bar: Love Potion #9

On yet another gray May afternoon I stopped by the Bridge Tender on a recent visit to Seaside.

This charming, iconic beach shack on the banks of the Necanicum River is a dive in the best sense of the term. With its weathered wood exterior,...

The Mouth: Seaside Brewing Co. is ‘easy, familiar, fulfilling’
The Mouth: Seaside Brewing Co. is ‘easy, familiar, fulfilling’

Despite its digs in the sparsely refurbished, heavy old Seaside jailhouse, there’s a lightness to Seaside Brewing Co. It’s easy, familiar, fulfilling.

Sure, it’s the norm for North Coast brewpubs: burgers, chowder,...

The Mouth: Fulio’s chef dreams up exciting, borderless specials
The Mouth: Fulio’s chef dreams up exciting, borderless specials

Sean Whittaker has earned his stripes.

Teamed with Jonathan Hoffman, Whittaker scored back-to-back wins in the Iron Chef Goes Coastal competition in 2014 and 2015. In a pressure-packed stopwatch environment, in front of judges and a crowd of...

Surfbird Cafe replaces Bella Espresso in Cannon Beach
Surfbird Cafe replaces Bella Espresso in Cannon Beach
Owner and chef also operates Osprey Cafe in Seaside
Columbia Bar: Love Potion #9
Columbia Bar: Love Potion #9

On yet another gray May afternoon I stopped by the Bridge Tender on a recent visit to Seaside.

This charming, iconic beach shack on the banks of the Necanicum River is a dive in the best sense of the term. With its weathered wood exterior,...

Ferment your own lunch after Sou’wester workshop
Ferment your own lunch after Sou’wester workshop
Sash Sunday, owner of OlyKraut, teaches the basics of vegetable ferments May 26 at the lodge
The Mouth: At the intersection of fine food and fine art
The Mouth: At the intersection of fine food and fine art

As far as the dictionary is concerned, “keta” refers to a type of salmon.

But it’s more than that.

Before we get too far down the rabbit hole, let’s back up a minute.

We’re traversing the...

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The Mouth: Shelburne Pub delivers simplicity, comfort, flourishes

Review and photos by

The Mouth of the Columbia

mouth@coastweekend.com

facebook.com/mouthofthecolumbia

“The...

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The brutal, romantic, blood-soaked benedictions of Anthony Bourdain touched millions. Seemingly on top of the world, Bourdain’s suicide...

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