(left) Tattooist Tim Jordan, 32, Optic Nerve; (right) Chef John Eisenhart, 38, Pazzo

Image: Chris Ryan

In late November, seven local chefs (and one bartender) added to their skin art at a private and perfectly Portland gathering. Chefs paired off with tattoo artists from four different shops to add a food-inspired tattoo to their bodies; that night, tats still bandaged, each chef prepared a meal for his or her tattooist, inspired by their new ink.

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