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Thumbnail for - Just Plain Poetic Tuna in NE Portland
Sep 15, 2010
Eat This Now
There’s something fishy going on at DOC right now and it’s amazing and you need to go right now if you want a chance to experience it. To back up a bit, I am somewhat ashamed to admit that I live...
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Aug 30, 2010
No Meatables
The Observatory’s Quinoa-Mushroom Veggie Burger — my number 3, although the folks on Yelp would beg to differ. When waxing poetic about burgers, the veggie versions are usually...
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Mar 5, 2010
International Eats
Yep, every day is indeed a holiday. Holi is the the Hindu festival of colors, celebrating the beginning of spring and the end of the rainy season. To help get the party started the East India...
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Feb 9, 2010
goat
  Let me tell you why I love food. I was born the youngest of six kids in a family that was culturally all mixed up. My parents were son and daughter of first-generation Scandinavian immigrants...
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Jan 14, 2010
sunday supper
Beyond the mesmerizing wall pattern of hand-screened thistles and the irrefutable focus on intimacy – by both measures of diner to chef, and chef to the ingredient – Thistle restaurant has been...
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Dec 23, 2009
tasty tidings
When the weather forces us to dig the pea coats out of storage and stuff an extra layer of long johns under our jeans, it only means one thing: it’s eating season. From brining turkey on...
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Dec 1, 2009
fundraiser
If you missed the AIDS Day Walk through downtown this morning, it’s not too late to contribute. There’s an extensive list of events occurring all over Portland in honor of World Aids Day, and a...
Thumbnail for - A Few Facts on Spanish Olive Oil
Nov 18, 2009
Olive Oil
Monday night I had the pleasure of attending a Spanish olive oil dinner at the Seattle restaurant Spur Gastropub (Which is excellent, but not really a gastropub) where the trade group Olive Oil...
Thumbnail for - Livestock: The Butchery of a Pig
Nov 12, 2009
oink
The kitchen tucked into the International Culinary School of Portland is swollen—quiet. People are stacked on barstools, swirling their stemless glass of pinot noir to ease the tension. To-be...
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Nov 4, 2009
Dear local restaurateurs, Although I feel grateful to you for improving my quality of life and making me so happy so much of the time, sometimes I admit feeling estranged by your wacky high...
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