First of all, I have to apologize to a couple of folks who sent in tips over the last month. For some reason I thought both had been published elsewhere, and were common knowledge. Since they ended up as breaking news yesterday, I felt pretty dumb. … [Read more...]
Seattle’s Sour Grapes, Meatballs & Milkshakes, Taboada is Expanding, Ken G is Diabetic and Someone’s Circling!
When I wrote about the Northwest Regional Barista Competition last week, I didn't know sour grapes were a Washington crop. According to Seattle Weekly, they have an excess this year - PDX showed up in our state, rolling three or four rows of … [Read more...]
In an article in the Saturday Wall Street Journal, Kenny & Zuke's Deli was highlighted as one of 5 in the nation, that are bringing the terms "local", "organic" and "artisinal" back to the scene. Owner Ken Gordon's take? "What we're doing is what … [Read more...]
Ton's of news, but mostly little tidbits that aren't worth posting on their own. Here we go: There have been rumors of financial problems with Rose's Deli's. Now the Tanasbourne site is R.I.P. status. In the press: Lisa Shroeder made it to … [Read more...]
Perhaps Ken Gordon's t-shirt said it best: "By Reading This You Have Given Me Brief Control of Your Mind." Ken is half of Kenny & Zukes -- one of Portland's most beloved Jewish delis, and he hasn't gotten to the point of moving 800 pounds of … [Read more...]
Oh Johnny, We're All Winners! A couple of small things, but not enough to write a new entry, so I'll add them here. Who do I think has the best burger in Portland? I probably shouldn't go out on a limb like this, based on one er... two burgers, … [Read more...]