Category: Irish Mike on the Road

Puyallup Fair – Eat, Ride, Watch, Enjoy

Puyallup Fair – Eat, Ride, Watch, Enjoy

Do the Puyallup State fairs. We either love them or hate em. Reminds me of Notre Dame football in that sense. I have yet to meet anyone that “kind of” loves Notre Dame football, and for that matter their local fair. Growing up in Spokane, […]

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PROSSER – ApresVin, More Goodness from each Grape

ApresVin – Goodness from the Grape AprèsVin is a small, family-owned company based in Prosser WA.  Founders Eric and Lori extract more goodness from grapes after they have been harvested and processed for wine-making in Eastern Washington’s rich wine country. “AprèsVin”, which literally means “after […]

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Cyprus Travelogue, Final Post – The Food

Cyprus Travelogue, Final Post – The Food

Going to Cyprus was an unforgettable trip. I had a great time with my now 13-year old son, my mother, and my sister. I had some revelation on the power of forgiveness and time.  I have begun a journey of meditation on the difference between […]

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Cyprus Travelogue – Phyllo Dough, Cypriot Breakfast of Champions

Cyprus Travelogue – Phyllo Dough, Cypriot Breakfast of Champions

Phyllo Dough (Greek: φύλλο) One thing I can count on in Cyprus is that flaky, layered, golden goodness breakfast pastries wrapped in phyllo (filo) dough.  Every bakery (and there are loads of them) serve up dozens and dozens of phyllo dough pastry items. Many with […]

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COEUR d’ALENE – Fire Artisan Pizza

COEUR d’ALENE – Fire Artisan Pizza

Since opening earlier last month near the tail end of an unusually not-so-sizzling summer, Fire Artisan Pizza has been setting the downtown Coeur d’Alene restaurant scene ablaze. Basically, the buzz has been all Heavy Debbie up in local culinary circles that, to put it in […]

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