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EAT THIS NOW

Barley Risotto at Alameda Café

Simple comfort at Northeast Portland’s newly revamped neighborhood eatery.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 12/15/2014
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RECIPE

3 Early Summer Salads from PDX's Vegetable Whisperer

Ava Gene’s chef Josh McFadden gets fresh with fava beans, radishes, spring onions, broccoli, and sugar snap peas. Dinner is served.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 06/02/2014
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FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Two Portland Chefs, Two Vegetable Dinners, One Leap Forward

Vegetable whisperers Joshua McFadden of Ava Gene’s and Gregory Gourdet of Departure get to the root of culinary collaboration.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/23/2014
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BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Ava Gene’s Chef Lands Vegetable Cookbook Deal

Rising star chef Joshua McFadden and veteran Portland cookbook author Martha Holmberg will team up to dig deep into vegetables for New York house Artisan Publishers.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/01/2014
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HOMETOWN PRIDE

Bon Appetit Loves and Lists Ava Gene's

Duane Sorenson's second Portland eatery charms its way onto Andrew Knowlton's list of America's 10 best new restaurants.

  • By Allison Jones and Molly Woodstock
  • Published 08/08/2013
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SNEAK PEEK

Burning Details on Duane Sorenson's Roman Candle Bakery

As Stumptown Coffee’s food-loving founder continues to devour SE Division Street, we got an early look at the baking vision and menu set to debut in early May.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/03/2013
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HIT LIST

8 Reservation-Friendly Portland Restaurants

We explore Portland's no-reservation policy and dish on the top dinner spots you CAN count on, without the wait.

  • By Benjamin Tepler and Allison Jones
  • Published 03/20/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Italy, Rocking

With his new restaurant, Ava Gene’s, Duane Sorenson gives indie dining an Old World polish.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 03/15/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: A Night at Ava Gene's

An inside look at Ava Gene's, Duane Sorenson's love letter to Italy on SE Division Street.

  • Published 03/15/2013
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EAT HERE NOW

Signs of Spring on Portland Menus

It's been a long time coming, but nettles, miner's lettuce, green garlic, and rhubarb are here to officially kick off the season of color.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 03/15/2013
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JUST OPENED

Just Opened: Ava Gene's

What you need to know about Duane Sorenson's new Italian restaurant

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 01/23/2013
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