Is Grass-Fed Beef Healthier?Researchers from California State University in Chico reviewed three decades of research comparing grass-fed and grain-fed beef.From the NY Times.com, Overall, grass-fed beef comes out ahead, according to the report in the latest Nutrition Journal. Beef from grass-fed animals has lower levels of unhealthy fats and higher levels of omega-3 … [Read more...] about Is Grass-Fed Beef Healthier? and April Fools!
Our April Fools Stories Archive
Every year we try to do April fools stories for Portland. This might be crazy reviews, fake news posts... whatever imaginative (or unimaginative) ideas I can come up with.
Universal Fork and Knife Signaling System Arrives!
We had some in-depth conversation a few weeks ago about whether a waiter should remove an empty plate before all diners at the table have finished eating. Many of you thought that the crossed knife and fork was the best way to signal that you want your plate removed.At Portland Food and Drink, we want to make the dining experience as easy for everyone as possible. Last … [Read more...] about Universal Fork and Knife Signaling System Arrives!
Thomas Keller Opens “Mexican Laundry” in Hillsboro, Hot Lips Pizza Builds APDS, Stumptown Popcorn!
Stumptown Coffee Roasters to Branch in New DirectionGossip tends to pour from restaurants in this town, but Stumptown has always kept its future plans pretty close to the chest. That made for quite a surprise last Friday when they announced their fair trade popcorn initiative. Duane Sorenson says it is a "natural progression" from roasting coffee to popping popcorn. "We can … [Read more...] about Thomas Keller Opens “Mexican Laundry” in Hillsboro, Hot Lips Pizza Builds APDS, Stumptown Popcorn!
La Campana – My 1996 April Fools Day Spoof
[There are a lot of people new to this site, who may have missed this review when I first published it back in 1996. I Be sure to read the comments below - priceless!]Driving west on Burnside, one can’t help but notice the warm glow of the sign in the distance. La Campana beckons from a block away. “Come to my warm embrace. I alone can satisfy your hunger.” From the time … [Read more...] about La Campana – My 1996 April Fools Day Spoof