Misc. News for 12.5.12

Castagna Summer squash dumpling of chicken and shrimp duck chipCould a review be forthcoming?

It's been a pretty slow period for restaurant news, but here are a few things that caught my eye: Michael Russell over at The Oregonian reports that Chef Jake Martin is returning to Portland from Seattle to take over as Chef de Cuisine at Genoa. He'll be working with Executive Chef David Anderson. You may remember … [Read more...]

First Look at PaaDee Thai Restaurant

"PaaDee Thai Restaurant"

A bit of a fuss is being made about PaaDee, the new Thai restaurant featuring comfort food. PaaDee literally means “to bring good things”, and judging by their menu, this new Thai restaurant will be bringing some Thai dishes, that are different from most Portland Thai restaurants. Owners Nik and Jen of Kinara Thai … [Read more...]