My contributions to this website have so far been reviews of local restaurants, and I assume this will continue to be my main interest.… Read the rest
Archives of Travel Writing
Every so often a trip inspires me to do some travel writing about restaurants and experiences when I venture out of the Portland area. You'll find lots of stories here.
Have you ever dreamt about a certain kind of food? Not necessarily a dream while sleeping, but more of a daydream that repeatedly encompasses your thoughts. I’ve recently had such a recurring dream about Japanese ramen, and the dreams were about the real deal: Shio, Shoyu, Miso and Tonkotsu.… Read the rest
By Ken Collura
For those of you who don’t know who James Beard was, here’s a quick explanation: James Beard was born in Portland, Oregon in the early 1900’s. His desire was to be in the theater in his early years, but failing in that endeavor, he turned to a passion he had gained from his family – food and cooking.… Read the rest