A few weeks ago I asked everyone to write out their favorite food memory. Winner gets an autographed copy of Paul Gerald's new book, Breakfast in Bridgetown: the Definitive Guide to Portland's Favorite Meal. We sent all the entries to a group of judges and though almost every piece had at least one vote, the five … [Read more...] about Your Favorite Food Writing 2008
Food Writing Contest Archives
Every so often we have contests: Food Haiku, Limericks, writing, etc. The results can be quite entertaining. You'll find the entries and winners here.
Our first food writing contest A few weeks ago I was sitting with a friend, listening to yet another memory of Quality Pie. So many people have a story about that place. The first time I came to Portland, I didn't really know anything about the city. I was on a road trip by myself, trying to get a break from a very … [Read more...] about Food and Memory – Food Writing Contest!
The winner of the Food Haiku contest with 34% of the vote, was written by MySwanDive: inhale swirls of cab palate warmed, bask in the fire newly lit like me Honorable mention goes to Zac Stafford, who got 27% of the votes: He cooked with passion. The real reason we broke up? Knives in dishwasher Thanks to … [Read more...] about Food Haiku Contest 2008 Winners
Here are the nominees, as picked by our panel of 10 judges. They are listed in no particular order. Please vote for your favorite in the poll section on the bottom of this post. We'll announce the winner Thursday, so if you have entered, please check back! The wine festival is this weekend. #1 Fungus smell of … [Read more...] about Food Haiku Nominee finalists 2008
The results are in for our 2007 food haiku contest The finalists are listed below. The Winner received 27% of the votes. All of the others were popular, and ran a close race! Here is the winning haiku - airy is the crumb earthy, this crust of Pearl heavenly, the smell Please contact us about your gift … [Read more...] about Food Haiku Winner 2007
Ken over at Andina has generously sponsored this contest with a $25.00 gift certificate. Thank you Andina! Their bar is one of my favorite hangouts for tapas and pisco drinks.* You've all heard limericks at one time or another; I'm sure we all learned the dirty ones when we were ten (did they all involve France?). … [Read more...] about Food Limerick Contest for 2006!
The winnner of our fooku contest is Fathom - Now forego the fork Hold close this slice of heaven Perfect on a crust Thanks to everyone for taking the time to vote. This provided a fun interlude, and we'll do more of this type of thing in the future. Runner up: Pam - Champagne, strawberries and you, here in my … [Read more...] about Winner of Our Food Haiku Contest 2006!