Interview: Scott Dolich – Park Kitchen


This is another in a series of interviews which first appeared in About Face Magazine by Chris Angelus of Portland Food Adventures. My thanks to Chris and About Face.  Chef/owner of Bent Brick & Park Kitchen - Humbly at the Center of it All I met with Scott Dolich for this interview on the patio of the Bent … [Read more...]

The Bent Brick Premiers New Menu

As you probably know, Bent Brick owner Scott Dolich has taken over the kitchen, and revamped the menu. He'll be having a premiere on Wednesday with a benefit for four NW Portland schools. You can read more about the event here. I like what I see on the new menu: Meats and Sides PK Hot Dog with Ketchup, … [Read more...]

Amuse Bouche – 12/10/12

The Daily Meal asked top chefs to rate America's food critics. In their first annual critics' scorecard, The Daily Meal polled dozens of the nation's most notable chefs and restaurateurs and asked them to vote on America's best known critics. Twenty critics were rated on a restaurant review scale of zero to four stars … [Read more...]

News – United States Barista Championships and More!

Barista, Billy Wilson's new coffee shop is now open in the old Acorn spot at 539 NW 13th street. He's got some beautiful equipment including a stunning vacuum pot, and coffee from Stumptown, Ecco Caffe and Chicago's Intelligentsia - you can pick which bean you want them to use. It's really interesting comparing the … [Read more...]

Pet Peeves in Dining Service and Catching Up on News

Lots of things have been going on that I haven't had time to post about, so I'm just going to bring everyone up to date. The Pix on Hawthorne has closed. After many years on NW Glisan, The Brazen Bean has lost their lease, and will closing on April 5th. Another good date place that I will miss. The porch was … [Read more...]