Chef Scott Neuman Leaving Oba and More!

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<updated> After a 17 year stint at Oba in the Pearl District, Chef Scott Neuman is returning to Texas. According to a press release, he will be there through February 25th. Scott is known for his modern take on "nuevo Latino" food. For the next month, Pablo Pacheco, Oba's Chef de Cuisine will be filling in. They … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Place to Buy Fish in Portland

Newman's Fish Portland

This year only three fishmongers place in the 2013 "Best Place to Buy Fish in Portland" category. The winner jumped from 3rd place in the 2012 poll, and the other two switched places. New Seasons Markets may not have topped any category this year, but they have done incredibly well overall. 1. Flying Fish Company- … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Cheesemonger

Blue Cheese

For those who don't know, "Cheesemonger" is someone who sells cheese. Every year, fewer and fewer stores are nominated in this section, and this year the nominations drop to 8! 583 votes cast: 1. Cheese Bar – 52% of the vote. 6031 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR. 97215  Map  (503) 222-6014. (Many people still think … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2012: Best Cheesemonger

Cheese Bar Cheese

We love our cheese, and there are only a few places that we like to buy it. I was surprised at the small number of stores nominated - only 16, with many only getting one vote. I also was surprised by the absolute landslide for one shop, which received 55% of the vote. Here are the results for the best place to buy … [Read more...]