Chef Ben Bettinger Moving on from Imperial

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Odd that we get this news so far in advance - Imperial Chef Ben Bettinger is leaving the restaurants Imperial and Portland Penny Diner this August.  According to Eat Beat, Vitaly Paley will be taking over the restaurant until a replacement is found. No word on where Bettinger is headed. Bettinger is an alumni of … [Read more...]

Bits and Pieces of News for 2.25.14

Pile of magazines

Some new news, some older stories that have been sitting forever! Barbur World Foods is opening their Pearl District store at 830 NW Everett, where Local Choice Market used to be, this Friday. If you've never been to the original on SW Barbur and Capitol Hwy, it's an experience. The Barbur store has a small … [Read more...]

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...]