Portland restaurant news hasn't been terribly interesting lately, but here are a few stories from around the web which have caught my eye. Men's Journal has a great article on Gordon Ramsay. It puts a more human face on … [Read more...]
Andy Ricker of Pok Pok, Ping and Pok Pok Noi fame, has announced that he will be opening a new restaurant in the space now occupied by Kappaya at 33rd and Division st. ...we will be opening a new casual restaurant there based on something called … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]
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 … [Read more...]
Nominees from the Pacific Northwest area were announced this morning at The Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland: Rising Star Chef of the Year: Gabriel Rucker - Le Pigeon, Little Bird (among other nominees). Best Chef: Northwest: Matt … [Read more...]
(Updated 2/22) Once again a long list of semifinalists have been announced by the James Beard Foundation. In case you've forgotten, Portland will host the announcement of the nominees of the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards on Monday, March … [Read more...]
Ruth’s Chris Moving, Trader Vic’s to Return, Master Chef Auditions Saturday, The O is Confused and More!
Catching up on news that is interesting, I present a deluge to match the rain outside your window. According to the Portland Business Journal, Ruth's Chris is moving to Pacific Center over at 851 SW 6th Avenue: The Heathrow, … [Read more...]