Karen Brooks

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Thumbnail for - Three Reasons To Try Café Castagna’s New Middle East Brunch
Oct 21, 2014
Crackling Yemenite flatbread to cardamom breakfast donuts, Sunday mornings at SE Hawthorne’s veteran bistro just got interesting.
Thumbnail for -  Where Do Portland's Best Chefs Eat on their Own Time?
Oct 21, 2014
From pop-up chefs who gorge on Asian noodles, empire-builders who lunch at “prison-like” taquerias, and a James Beard Award winner who swears by Elmer’s—Portland chefs devour this town.
Thumbnail for - Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners
Oct 20, 2014
With chef Gregory Gourdet’s new “Compass Series,” a fierce Top Chef competitor puts a stamp on Japanese, Chinese, and Haitian cuisines.
Thumbnail for - Bold New Mexican Flavors at Xico
Oct 14, 2014
Division Street’s ambitious Mexican eatery unveils a new wave of creativity: complex molé flights and meticulous carne asada spreads
Thumbnail for - Portland Monthly's Destination of the Year 2014: Maurice
Oct 10, 2014
With quirk and determination, Kristen Murray brings a blissful Swedish tradition to town.
Thumbnail for - Portland Monthly's Cuisine of the Year 2014: Kachka and DaNet's Russian Party
Oct 9, 2014
With vastly different approaches, a veteran Portland chef and two newcomers to the scene are creating a people’s party you want to join.
Thumbnail for - Portland Monthly's Rising Star Chef 2014: Nodoguro's Ryan Roadhouse
Oct 8, 2014
Trained under old-school sushi masters, this zen chef remixes Japanese tradition into feasts of casual complexity.
Thumbnail for - Portland Monthly's Chef of the Year 2014: Ataula's Jose Chesa
Oct 7, 2014
Ataula’s Barcelona-born chef just wants to make you a righteous spanish meal.
Thumbnail for - Portland Monthly's Restaurant of the Year 2014: Langbaan
Oct 6, 2014
Langbaan blends the personal and the audacious into a downright addictive mash-up of Portland and Thailand.
Thumbnail for - 3 Things You Must Eat in Portland This October
Sep 26, 2014
Portland Monthly food critic Karen Brooks dishes on the restaurants, obsessions, and under-the-radar finds of the month.
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