The Winner of the 2014 Haiku Contest!


The winner of the 2014 food haiku contest is Alina! She wins a three-course dinner for two as part of Portland Dining Month 2014. By Alina - One hundred choices, A month with thirty-one days… Is “Second Lunch” gauche?   The runner up by Carly Jane: I remember when one hundred good … [Read more...]

Vote for Your Favorite 2014 Food Haiku

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We have narrowed the list of our favorite haiku entries down to ten. Now it is your turn! Please take a 2014 Haiku! Here is the final outcome: 1 - ( 49 votes ) 2 - ( 130 votes ) 3 - ( 23 votes ) 4 - ( 1 vote ) 5 - ( 7 votes ) 6 - ( 10 votes ) 7 - ( 2 votes ) 8 - ( 9 votes ) 9 - … [Read more...]

Win a Three-Course Dinner for two at Park Kitchen

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This contest is now closed! Portland Dining Month 2014 is here, and you can win a three-course dinner for two at Park Kitchen just for writing a haiku about the event! First, some information: Portland Dining Month is back for its fifth year, with a move to a new month and more restaurants than ever before. … [Read more...]

2014 Food Writing Winner Announced!

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The 2014 food writing winner is... Caroline, who had 74 votes! "Two pound bars of Hersey’s’ special dark chocolate tucked in the back of the pantry. “Mom!” I yell out. “You shouldn’t eat this. I’ll buy you something better.” My mom, in bed after a hysterectomy, says nothing. Next visit, I find more bars of Hersey’s … [Read more...]

Entry group #3 for Creative Writing Contest 2014!

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Note: THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED Entries to the 2014 food writing contest are pouring in, so this collection will be a bit larger than the last group.  If you missed the earlier post, you can see all the contest details here. These are the prizes for the best entry as determined by a reader vote: Michael … [Read more...]

The First Entries in the Food Writing Contest!

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Note: THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED To whet your appetite, here are the first few food writing entries. It should also be noted that another set of prizes has been donated. If you missed the earlier post, you can see all the contest details here.  Michael Alberty of Storyteller Wine Company says he’s in for two … [Read more...]