Amuse Bouche 1.15.13

Pok Pok Chicken Wings

Time to catch up on stories that have caught my eye. First, selections from a few press releases: Mi Mero Mole has reopened. As you may or may not know, their refrigerator died, and a weekend's worth of food went with them. Owner Nick Zukin has some choice words for Saturn, the refrigerator company; unusual because … [Read more...]

A Huge Roundup of News You May Have Missed…

Lucky Peach Magazine

You may have missed the following stories, because I never had a chance to report them. According to Willamette Week, Roe, a "back room" of  Trent Pierce's Wafu, will be opening sooner than expected. In an article for Portland Monthly, Michael C. Zusman says "The game plan will include a chef’s counter, tasting … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2012: Best Butcher in Portland

Chop Butchery Portland

Where do we like to buy our meat? At least 400 people didn't vote at all, so I'm thinking quite a few just pick up their chops at a grocery store such as Safeway - they don't know what they're. But those who visit the butchery definitely have strong opinions. Here are the results for the survey question, who is the … [Read more...]

Portland Businesses Get Love From O Magazine

Pile of magazines

O Magazine (Oprah), has published their first food issue, and Portland businesses did quite well. Salt & Straw, Olympic Provisions and Mark Bitterman from The Meadow are mentioned. According to a press release, After taste testing their way through more than 50 different ice creams they chose Salt & Straw’s … [Read more...]