Karen Brooks

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Dec 21, 2010
Fin takes advantage of our proximity to two rivers and an ocean.
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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...
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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  The DIY decor has been replaced by tush-friendly lipstick-red banquettes, teeny bird portals, and big antlers over a sign reading “The Kitchen.”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...
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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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Dec 2, 2010
Eight friends and couples, going their own way, cooking the Euro-flavored food they loved in a their own hand-forged candlelit space—and grabbing attention as a charcuterie hot spot—seemed a...
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Dec 1, 2010
  “Oh wow, man. Look at that. I need to have some of that,” a man wailed last week at Portland’s Saturday Farmers Market at PSU, immediately holstering his umbrella and locking down his eyes, the...
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Nov 17, 2010
An intimate den of coffee cool, Courier Coffee roasts some of the best beans in the city, turning those smooth roasts into pour-over coffee and lovely lattes.
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Nov 17, 2010
If Ray Kroc went to the Rhode Island School of Design, with a semester in Tokyo, history may have looked like Little Big Burger, the Pearl District’s first independent fast-food joint.
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Nov 16, 2010
“Anyone totally welcome.” That’s the message at Portland’s most inspired Thanksgiving dinner: a pop-up potluck, 7–11 p.m. at Coffeehouse Northwest (1951 W Burnside St), where expert drinks are...
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Nov 10, 2010
In his hard-dribbling, often hilarious Book of Basketball (a must-read for anyone who loves good writing), sports writer and truth-teller Bill Simmons reveals "The Secret"—why scrappy teams win...
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