Below is a list of Angela’s published articles, newest article listed first and publications listed alphabetically. Also, you’ll find a link to her perfume reviews and articles below under Now Smell This.


“Little Goats, Big Cheese,” Winter 2010. At Pholia Farm in Oregon, Hillis Peak goat cheese is a breed apart.


“Eating Between the Pages,” September/October 2017. Author Angela Sanders finds food makes fiction fun.

“Smokin’,” September/October 2017. At Otto’s Kitchen, business has been smoking for 95 years.

“Hard Work Cuts the Mustard” July/August 2017. At Beaverton Foods, condiments have been the main course for almost 90 years.

“Doggone good Pronto Pups!” May/June 2017. Necessity invents the “Banquet on a Stick.”

“No Compromises,” March/April 2017. The Original Pancake House has stuck to its foolproof flapjack formula–plenty of butter, no shortcuts–for three generations.

“Comfort to Go,” January/February 2017. Portland’s old-school Chinese restaurants might feel nostalgic today, but they blazed a trail for today’s regional Chinese chefs to follow.

“Old is New Again at Antiquum Farm,” November/December 2016. Grapes don’t grow alone at Antiquum Farm. Draft horses, guardian dogs, sheep, chickens, even geese help Stephen and Niki Hagen raise world-class pinot.

“Carrying the Torch,” November/December 2016. Flambé isn’t Passé at Wilfs Restaurant, one of Portland’s last bastions of tableside service.

“Plates of World Adventures,” September/October 2016. Chance Favors the Prepared Mind with Coquine’s Katy Millard.

“Food Traditions: Ice Cream Sodas,” September/October 2016. Get the scoop on Portland’s last dips.

“Naoko Knows,” Winter 2014. Naoko Tamura builds meals with a fastidious sense of Japanese tradition. (Note: This story was a finalist for a 2014 “Eddy” in the category of Best Editorial – Non-Farmer Profile.)

“The Big Table,” Winter 2013. The Oregon Food Bank expands its tactics for fighting hunger at its source by bringing communities together to build networks, uncover internal resources, and use their own strengths.

“Growing Local Markets,” Summer 2012. Twenty by 2020: That’s the lofty goal that Gorge Grown Food Network is pursuing–to have 20 percent of Gorge residents’ food come from local farms by 2020.

“Carving Out a Life in Hood River,” Autumn 2011. Hood River’s Japanese farming community has a rich history that began in the early 20th century and continues today.

“Edible Farmer: Autumn Harvest,” Autumn 2011. Oregon’s largest producer of mini pumpkins was started by two young brothers.

“Edible Fisher: Catch of the Sea,” Summer 2011. A husband and wife team fish albacore in Oregon’s waters.

“Veg Out in Portland,” Summer 2011. Spotlight on Northwest VEG.

“Edible Purveyor: Hummingbird Wholesale,” Spring 2011. Supplying staples for the bulk bins.

“King of the Mountain,” Winter 2011. Chef Jason Stoller-Smith faces a mountain of challenges–and opportunities–at Timberline lodge.

“Edible Farmer: Organic Brothers,” Winter 2011. Coming home to farm.

“Edible Rancher: Meadow Harvest,” Fall 2010. A visit to a small Nehalem ranch.

“The Modern Sea Captain,” Summer 2010. Meet Nick Edwards, the largest producer of pink shrimp on the West Coast.

“The Corn Maze”, Fall 2009. A short history of an American pastime.

“Picked Clean,” Winter 2009. Gleaners work to bridge the gap between waste and hunger.

“The People’s Eggs: The Eastside Egg Cooperative,” Spring 2008. Fifty chickens and a grand idea.

“Starve a Cold, Feed a Fever,” Winter 2008. A brief history of invalid cookery.

“The Best Peach Pie in Oregon,” Summer 2007. How one woman saves her grandma, pleases her friends, and wins a blue ribbon–all in the name of pie.

“Roadside Diaries,” Spring 2007. Garlic Gulch and the Italian legacy in Portland.

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“Arquiste, Nosing Through History,” Spring/Summer 2017. After graduating in historic preservation studies, Carlos Huber became a perfumer to tell the stories that fascinate him.

“The Art of Flavor: Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food,” Autumn/Winter 2017. Book review.


Now Smell This showcases some of the most popular perfume writing on the blogosphere. Angela has written a weekly column for the blog for nearly 12 years. You can find her columns here.

PORTLAND magazine

“Oaks Park,” Spring 2008. Notes on Portland’s oldest amusement park.

“The Falls,” Summer 2007. Fifty years ago the roaringest wildest most vigorous waterfall there ever was in Oregon went silent. A eulogy.

“Chinook Nation,” Winter 2005. How a Pacific Northwest tribe evolved, and where it stands today.

“The Paul Bunyans,” Summer 2004. The great mythic hero of Cascadia still towers over the Northwest, axe in hand. A visit to eight big Pauls.


“String Theory,” July 2014. A Portland artist makes a global splash with a summer camp craft.

“Tea and Circumstantial Evidence,” May 2014. Once a month, a bunch of nice ladies (and a few gents) gather for Chinese food and civilized banter about violent crime.

“27 Across,” December 2013. Portland’s global crossword puzzle star.

“Witch’s Brew,” October 2013. A modern Portland priestess stirs up up podcasts and therapy sessions.

“Born to Run (and Swim and Bike),” September 2013. Two triathletes perspire locally, aspire globally.

“Gold Wings,” July 2013. The annual local reunion of former Pan Am stewardesses.

“Scents and Sensibility,” February 2013. A new nationally acclaimed local fragrance line adds storytelling to its formula.

“Rainmaker: Divine Venture,” November 2007. In the digital age, software replaces soothsayers and turns the art of divination into a profitable product.