Ken Forkish confirms he will be leaving Portland. Rumors started swirling a month ago that Ken Forkish, owner of Ken's Artisan Bakery and Ken's Artisan Pizza would be retiring.In an interview with Portland Food and Drink, Ken said both the pizzeria and bakery have been sold to long-term employees, and he would be fully engaged to consult if he's needed. When I asked … [Read more...] about Ken Forkish of Ken’s Artisan Bakery & Ken’s Artisan Pizza Leaving Portland
In a press release, the Paley's wax rhapsodic about their last night.In Russian, the word "love" is only reserved for people, not places or things, but at Paley's Place, Kimberly and I endeavored to reimagine what that word means to us. To us, love includes clinking glasses, shaking cocktails, phones ringing nonstop. It's Kimberly blurting out "Let them taste the love!" … [Read more...] about The Paley’s – A Classic Way to End
OPENED 2011. CLOSED 2018. OPENING AGAIN TONIGHT.After a 3-year hibernation, it's our pleasure to reopen the doors at The Woodsman Tavern. A Pacific Northwest-inspired restaurant and tavern, The Woodsman offers a warm respite where you can leave your troubles at the door and share a good meal of New American classics with friends & family.Menu highlights include a … [Read more...] about Now Open: The Woodsman Tavern Returns!
Old Mallory Hotel Menus offer a peek into another time. I got a response to this post from the grandson of the owners - Thanks for posting this menu from L'Abbe at The Mallory. My grandparents operated this restaurant and several others in Portland from the 1920's until the early 1970's. My grandfather was a Chef from Switzerland who trained at the Escoffier Culinary Academy … [Read more...] about L’Abb’e at the Mallory Hotel Menu from 1945
Carlo Lamagna, the chef/owner behind the Filipino restaurant Magna, has been name as "One of the best new chefs of 2021" by Food and Wine Magazine. From F&W, "There's the scrappy chef in Portland, Oregon, who is making America fall in love with the robust and complex flavors of Filipino food and building a gathering space for his community." The story goes on to talk … [Read more...] about Carlo Lamagna Names Food & Wine Best New Chefs 2021