Karen Brooks

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Thumbnail for - Artfully Uncool
Jan 19, 2011
Bar Mingo chef Jerry Huisinga serves up some creative Italian dishes at affordable prices.
Thumbnail for - St. Jack Puts the Portland in Paris
Jan 19, 2011
  Portland’s bakery scene just got a little sweeter. And that’s saying something in a city where—impressively—just about every district has its own oven-fresh trophies. What distinguishes St. Jack...
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Jan 17, 2011
Come February, Fin will sleep with the fishes. According to chef Trent Pierce, who confirmed the rumor, Portland’s first small-scale artisan seafood restaurant has been sold. The gutsy new wave...
Thumbnail for - The Best Cubano, Ever. Really.
Jan 12, 2011
When is a classic something more than tradition and the personal poetry of taste memory? When it’s pushed to something greater—still recognizable but with a fresh stamp, a reworking that pushes...
Thumbnail for - Building a Better Biwa
Jan 5, 2011
Not all Portland restaurants are joining the French revolution or replicating their own DNA in casual spinoffs. Some are just drilling down, thinking smarter, getting better. And no place more...
Thumbnail for - The Year’s Sweetest Spot: Alma Chocolate
Dec 22, 2010
Convince yourself you need a last-minute stocking stuffer or a cocktail party gift guaranteed to trump all those obvious bottles of wine. Or just acknowledge the need to kiss the long, strange...
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Dec 21, 2010
Fin takes advantage of our proximity to two rivers and an ocean.
Thumbnail for - Dining 2010: Picks and Pans
Dec 15, 2010
KAREN BROOKS (Restaurant Editor, Portland Monthly; blogger, EAT BEAT) RESTAURANTS THAT EMBODIED THE YEAR: In a food-centric city that can’t (or won’t?) support a strong upper class, two places...
Thumbnail for - Little Bird’s Landing
Dec 8, 2010
  The DIY decor has been replaced by tush-friendly lipstick-red banquettes, teeny bird portals, and big antlers over a sign reading “The Kitchen.” Instead of an edgy party vibe, you’ll find urban...
Thumbnail for - Charcuterie Wars Coming!
Dec 8, 2010
Get ready for the next wave of meat love, as off-the-radar skilled salami makers prepare to challenge Olympic Provisions domination of the growing artisan charcuterie market. Next March, Chop...
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