Not Portland. GET OUT OF HERE, PORTLANDIA.
This teaser for a high-concept tote bag is really just an excuse to remind everyone that the Hot Knives dudes are a 100% reliable source for creative, vegetarian recipes—there's a handful on their site, and I'm still getting a lot of mileage out of their recent cookbook. Because, forgive my bluntness, it is BBQ season in Portland and absolutely no one is impressed by your pasta salad. (This cornbread salad, on the other hand, looks amazing.)
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