China Town (Portland, OR)
By John Slocum, Broker, SFR - Vancouver WA Real Estate
(Premiere Property Group, LLC - Vancouver Washington)
While the rest of the USA is battling a fierce winter storm.. Entrance to Lan Su Chinese Garden - Portland OR Path with Inlain Smooth Pebbles On Their Side Rock from China Heavily Sculpted by Water Beautiful Camelia Blooming First Week of January! Another Water-Sculpted Rock Roof-line of the Tea House & Blue Sky! Tranquil Pond at the Chinese Garden Roof-line of the Gift Shop Photos by John Slocum - Realtor® as an example Day Trip you can take when you Live in Vancouver Washington!  The Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland Oregon is holding its Great Eight Free Days event from January 4th - 11th, 2014.  Bring a food donation (benefit to Transition Projects, Inc.) and receive free admission.  (also remember to bring a few quarters for the parking meter, with enforcement even on Sunday!)
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Chinese New Year Celebrations . . . Where to EAT!  Chinese Restaurants in Portland's Old Town / Chinatown February 3, 2011 (or the Chinese Year 4708) will bring in the Chinese New Year - Year of the Rabbit.  Since Old Town / Chinatown will be in full swing . . . what better time to go to Old Town / Chinatown for some GOOD EATS! When you're in Portland's Old Town / Chinatown . . . and want to know where to eat . . . here is a partial list of some of the great Chinese Restaurants located in the heart of Portland's Chinatown.  Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Portland's Chinatown: ·   Vegetarian House - 22 NW 4th Ave. Portland, OR ·   Golden Horse Seafood Restaurant - 238 NW 4th Ave., Portland, OR ·   Lum Yuen - 28 NW 4th Ave, Portland, OR                 ·   House of Louie - 331 NW Davis...
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By Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
(RETIRED / State License is Inactive)
Year of the Rabbit . . . Chinese New Year Celebrations in Portland, OR The Year of the Rabbit begins Feburary 3, 2011.  But, the true Chinese Year is 4708.  As with any New Year, there are celebrations, and the Chinese New Year Celebrations in Portland, OR might be a nice time to visit Portland's Chinatown.  Feb. 3 -- Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 NW Everett St will be celebrating.  If you're in Downtown, stop by! Feb. 5 -- Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. "Chinese New Year at Chinatown Gate", NW 4th & Burnside, brought to you by "Friends of Portland Chinatown" free admission, all ages. Feb. 5 -- Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. "Chinese New Year Cultural Fair" at Oregon Convention Center (777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.), brought to you by Portland Chinese Times. Th...
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By Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
(RETIRED / State License is Inactive)
Nothing starts the New Year off right more than good food.  And I enjoyed my day having Dim Sum in Chinatown, located in Old Town Portland. And after writing my post about Hyper-Local is Everywhere You Go I forgot to bring my camera!  My son's cell phone sufficed. We choose a wonderful restaurant Fong Chong located on the corner of NW 4th and Everett. What makes Fong Chong so much fun is their Dim Sum carts that wheel by. Dim sum is a Cantonese term for a type of Chinese dish that involves small individual portions of food, usually served in a small steamer basket or on a small plate.  Dim Sum is served all day at Fong Chong's.  They do have a menu, and traditiional meals can be ordered.  This is true a'la carte dining . . . the carts roll past and each plate contains 2 or 3 DELICIOUS l...
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