The Meadow Opens 500 Chocolate Bars for Tasting

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This sounds pretty great, so I thought I'd post it here. The Meadow, opened another salt and chocolate shop over on NW 23rd last year. Now they are opening all 500 chocolate bars for tasting, beginning July 1st. "You are invited to pick and choose from any and all of The Meadow’s chocolate shelves. Take the library … [Read more...]

The Meadow: Singing the Praises of Salt

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"Everyone's Lives Would Be So Much Better If They Just Used The Right Salt." Mark Bitterman, Local Selmelier A wonderful thing about Portland is our growing community of small specialty food purveyors. Many of these are based on single obsessions: the perfect latte with foam so pretty and detailed that … [Read more...]

Portland Authors Win James Beard Awards


Kim Boyce, the Portland author behind "Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours", has won the 2011 James Beard book award for Baking and Dessert. Kim is quickly building a following since moving here in July. She is currently baking for Ristretto Roasters. Mark Bitterman of the The Meadow on Mississippi … [Read more...]