Eat Beat Team

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Thumbnail for - Bunk Sandwiches Opens Downtown
Oct 26, 2011
Around midmorning on Friday, the new Bunk Sandwiches (211 SW Sixth Ave) opened its floodgates to hordes of curious downtown business folk clambering for Bunk’s famously gutsy—and...
Thumbnail for - First Impressions: Luce
Oct 6, 2011
When Navarre’s John Taboada launched his second eatery, Luce (pronounced loo-chay), in early September, his goal was to avoid photos, blog posts, and Yelp reviews for two weeks. A month later,...
Thumbnail for - Café Velo + Lauretta Jean’s = Pie Heaven
Sep 14, 2011
The carefully considered coffee still flows at Café Velo on the corner of SW Sixth Avenue and Pine Street, a few flaps away from Little Bird on the bus mall. But instead of North African street...
Thumbnail for - The Food Lover’s Guide to Portland
Jul 26, 2010
Today I finally made it to the Pioneer Courthouse Square outpost of The Portland Farmers Market, where I ran into my friend Liz Crain, who’s riding high having just published her first book, The...
Thumbnail for - Luce Events Ramp Up
Jul 14, 2010
It’s been about a year since Navarre chef and 2009 Oregonian Restaurant-of-the-Year recipient John Tobaoda announced he would debut his new event space, Luce, which is located on the southwest...
Thumbnail for - Country Cat to Sell Fried Chicken To-Go
Jul 1, 2010
There are two types of Fourth of July fried chicken in Portland, Oregon: Country Cat ace chef Adam Sappington’s, and the fried chicken of everyone else. True, there are many great varieties of...
Thumbnail for - An Eater’s Weekend in Seattle
Jun 28, 2010
To those who wonder why Portlanders endure dark, rainy, endless winters, the next three months should (let’s hope) provide the reasons we choose to endure it at all. With zero humidity, gentle...
Thumbnail for - Meet Your Future Franks
Jun 24, 2010
I find it not ironic at all that the very week during which New York restaurateurs Frank Falcinelli and Frank Castronovo land in Portland to pimp their new book, I find myself in their native...
Thumbnail for - Kelley Swenson to Leave Ten-01
Jun 22, 2010
Ten-01 (ten-01.com) bar manager and one of Portland’s leading mixologists Kelley Swenson will depart the Pearl District eatery to upstart and oversee the cocktail program at June, the...
Thumbnail for - July Takes Shine to Talented Trio
Jun 21, 2010
You’ll have to forgive me today for being sleepy, but I’ve just returned from Aspen, Colorado where I enjoyed four amazing days at the Food and Wine Classic in Apsen, which proved itself to me...
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