Two Portland Chefs Take Home James Beard Awards!


Andy Ricker, owner of Ping, Pok Pok, Pok Pok Noi, won Best Chef NW tonight in the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards. In his acceptance speech which could be watched live on the web, Andy remarked that the James Beard Foundation had "indirectly given the award to the chefs of Northern Thailand", following with "the … [Read more...]

Only because I can work in a joke…

This is normally a very sophisticated site which would never stoop to posting phone number changes on the front page, but... Andy Ricker has had an interesting time over at the just opened Pok Pok Noi. A person (who's apparently a prominent member of the neighborhood clergy!) whose personal number is similar to our … [Read more...]