Karen Brooks

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Thumbnail for - Nong Slays Competition to Win Chopped
Aug 20, 2014
The creative spirits behind Nong's Khao Man Gai and Kim Jong Grillin battle impressively on the Food Network's Chopped "Food Truck Fight."
Thumbnail for - Maurice is One of Bon Appétit's Top 10 New Restaurants in America
Aug 19, 2014
Quirky PDX dessert haven Maurice nabs a coveted spot on Bon Appétit's "Hot Ten" list of the best new restaurants in the country.
Thumbnail for - Evoe Closes; Nodoguro Rises
Aug 18, 2014
Ryan Roadhouse’s Japanese fine-dining experiment gets a permanent home.
Thumbnail for - Nong to Compete on Chopped "Food Truck Fight"
Aug 12, 2014
On August 19, a Portland food cart star takes the spirit of Nong's Khao Man Gai into a heated competition on the Food Network.
Thumbnail for - 4 Things You Must Eat (and Drink) in August
Aug 1, 2014
Portland Monthly food critic Karen Brooks dishes on the restaurants, obsessions, and under-the-radar finds of the month.
Thumbnail for - How Salt & Straw Captured Portland in a Cone
Aug 1, 2014
The story of the city's rapidly growing ice cream empire, as told through five of Salt & Straw's signature flavors.
Thumbnail for - Nong’s Khao Man Gai Puts Down Roots
Jul 29, 2014
Karen Brooks explores coconut soft serve and “chicken squeezing” at the Thai wonder’s new brick and mortar.
Thumbnail for - Ranking Salt & Straw's Best (and Worst) Flavors Ever
Jul 11, 2014
We look back at ice cream emperors Kim and Tyler Malek's winning creations—and a few that flopped.
Thumbnail for - Eb & Bean Artisan Fro-Yo Shop Opens on NE Broadway
Jul 1, 2014
With organic-centric toppings, fresh berry compote, and righteously tart flavors, a cool new shop puts the obsession in frozen yogurt.
Thumbnail for - Charting the Rise of Portland's Hottest UnRestaurants
Jul 1, 2014
In back rooms, on off nights, and behind borrowed counters, forward-thinking chefs are redefining dinner in Portland.
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