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Vegetable whisperers Joshua McFadden of Ava Gene’s and Gregory Gourdet of Departure get to the root of culinary collaboration.
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FOOD & DRINK EVENTS
Sample rare Vino de Mezcal, make your best guess at OMSI's blind-tasting bingo, and grab a free scoop of Salt & Straw at their 3rd anniversary bash.
Apr 22, 2014, 10:41am
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INTERVIEW
Pure Beef author and Slow Food missionary Lynne Curry talks about her upcoming Lostine Tavern, grass-fed burgers, and the challenges of locavore cooking in Eastern Oregon.
Apr 21, 2014, 3:12pm | 2 comments
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BREAKING NEWS
The historic SE Belmont dining destination will close for an "extended hiatus" and some soul searching.
Apr 21, 2014, 3:00pm | 1 comment
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BEER BULLETIN
Patrick Dawson, author of a new guide to beers that improve over time, mulls over aged beer history and why old is new again.
Apr 16, 2014, 4:00pm
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FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT
Make plans to head out to the country this summer and book your spot for one of these unique farm to table dinners.
Apr 15, 2014, 4:00pm | 1 comment
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HISTORY
Old Town Pizza celebrates its 40th anniversary this month, complete with signature fresh-made pizza pies and a special anniversary brew.
Apr 15, 2014, 2:00pm
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HIGH SPIRITS
Want a change from the city's bustling beer and wine scene? Head to the Driftwood Room for a twist on some classic summer cocktails.
Apr 15, 2014, 2:00pm
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FOOD & DRINK EVENTS
Easter dinners, Easter brunches, and even egg-y Easter cocktails are on the menu this weekend, plus Top Chef Dave Martin serves up his signature Turducken meatballs.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:00pm
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