Pascal Sauton for “Hottest Chef”

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Zester Daily guest writer John Gorham, owner of Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons and Tasty n Alder, has strong opinions on the silliness of contests on some food blogs - ...But the contest that pushed me over the edge was named “The Hottest Chef.” Not hot as in “rising star” or “making great food.” No. Hot as in good … [Read more...]

Food News: Southland Whiskey Kitchen Debate

You may have read the review of Southland Whiskey Kitchen in the Oregonian last week. Critic Michael Russell was not impressed, giving it one of the lowest scores I've seen in that newspaper - a D (I can only remember this happening once before, in a review by Roger Porter for Pinocchio a now closed Italian restaurant … [Read more...]