Cocktail Of the Month – February

The Chip Shot Ingredients: • 1 ounce Baileys • 1 ounce Tuaca • .5 ounces Frangelico • 4 ounces coffee • Whipped Cream Instructions: • In a coffee mug, combine all liquids and top with whipped cream • Garnish to … Continue reading

Food in Bloom Hosts Winter Warmer at Eastside Exchange Ballroom

Food in Bloom recently hosted a ‘Winter Warmer’ at the Exchange Ballroom. It was a great forum for us to reintroduce our team and introduce our new Executive Chef, Paul Bosch. The winter reception included several stations, highlighting some playful … Continue reading

Cocktail of the Month

Smoky Vanilla Old Fashioned Recipe Ingredients: 2 ounces Buffalo Trace 1 teaspoon Raft Smoked Tea Vanilla extract 2 dashes Root Beer Bitters Orange Rind Ice Instructions: In a 10 ounce Old Fashioned glass, combine bitters and orange Add whiskey and … Continue reading

Leading Caterers of America Executive Summit

This past November, Food in Bloom Catering, in conjunction with Vibrant Table Catering & Events and Vibrant Flowers (all part of VT Group) hosted the Leading Caterers of America Executive Summit. The Leading Caterers of America represent 48 of the … Continue reading

We Won ‘Best Caterer’ from Oregon Bride Magazine!

Food in Bloom attended the always impressive, and way-too-much fun Oregon Bride Magazine Awards on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Oregon Golf Club. This industry event is an annual affair that celebrates all of us in the wedding industry. … Continue reading

Lan Su Chinese Garden, A Hidden Gem in Old Town Chinatown

There is a hidden gem in Old Town Chinatown that lies within a walled city block, bursting with blooming orchids, perky bamboo, and over 400 other species of perennials, shrubs and water plants.  The Lan Su Chinese Garden houses some … Continue reading

Picnic Season is Here

Summer is nearly here, and that means one very important thing: Picnics and BBQs! Food in Bloom draws inspiration from the summer season and that unique Portland flare for creativity and has whipped up a variety of BBQs to satiate … Continue reading

Springtime is Here

Inspired simply by Springtime, the idea of presenting  cupcakes for a recent party blossomed into a unique presentation that is playful, unique, and visually stunning. We took bamboo skewers (you can use chopsticks, too), placed them into the base of … Continue reading

Montgomery Park: Portland’s Best Kept Event Secret

                  Montgomery Park is located at the tail end of NW 23rd, an area that has seen recent revitalization, anchored by new condominiums, and a plethora of new shops and restaurants. 93 … Continue reading

Mini Rootbeer Floats

I’ve always been a huge advocate for root beer floats; as a kid, a starving college student, and now as a grown adult. I was reminded of how much I love these tasty delights this afternoon when I noticed it … Continue reading