Rose is a Portland native who joined Portland Monthly in May of 2021 after completing her first year of graduate school studying Multimedia Journalism at University of Oregon. Previously, Rose spent six years living in New York state attending Ithaca College before moving to Brooklyn, NY. When she’s not admiring Portland’s best food and drink offerings behind the camera, Rose loves walking around the city, watching live music, and floral watercolor painting. 

Wine

Feast Your Eyes and Your Belly at Amaterra Winery

The newly opened destination overlooking the Southwest Hills is bringing Willamette Valley wine country vibes, less than 15 minutes from downtown.

04/11/2022 By Rose Lee

Beer Staff Picks

Our Favorite Places to Grab a Beer in Portland

’Tis the season for sun, fun, and good brews. From St. Johns to Buckman to the Pearl, here are a few bars and patios we love to visit.

04/07/2022 By Dalila Brent, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Michelle Harris, Rose Lee, Michael Novak, Margaret Seiler, and Conner Reed

Video

The Portland Winter Light Festival Is Back

For eight days—up from last year's two—a slew of installations are lighting up the Rose City.

01/27/2022 By Karly Quadros With Monica Salazar and Rose Lee

Travel

Quick and Easy Day Trips for Fall Fun

Orchards in the Hood River Valley, spooks in St. Helens, fall revelry in Wilsonville, and more

10/22/2021 By Gabriel Granillo, Rose Lee, and Fiona McCann

Video

Apizza Scholls: Behind the Scenes at a Portland Culinary Institution

As part of our new video series spotlighting 'Tried and True' Portland locales, we connected with pizza guru Brian Spangler.

10/08/2021 Videography by Rose Lee and Monica Salazar

Eat This Now

The 8 Most Mouthwatering Nachos to Try in Portland

Where to get cheesy chips topped with anything from ahi poke to lemongrass beef to mole.

07/23/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton