Over the next few months, I’ll be running a series of articles which first appeared in About Face Magazine by Chris Angelus of Portland Food Adventures. Here is the first one – an interview with James Beard “Best Chef Northwest” award winner 2013, Gabriel Rucker.… Read the rest
Interviews: Honest dialog with people in the food industry
We have done many interviews over the years with chefs, restaurant owners, cooks and more, The result is an honest dialog with people in the food industry. You'll find the list includes chefs, pastry chefs, winemakers, authors, coffee roasters and more. Browse the list to get insight on what makes the Portland Oregon food scene such a success.
Reposted from 2006, an interview with Scott Dolich of Park Kitchen and the Bent Brick, by Nancy Rommelmann.
Scott Dolich, owner/chef of Park Kitchen, sits in his private office, i.e., a park bench across from the restaurant, within feet of two middle-aged dudes playing a loose game of pick-up basketball.… Read the rest
Before Jehnee Rains became a pastry chef, she was a painter, and to hear the thirtysomething Portland native tell it, the enthusiasms are the same: a fascination with color, with texture; a curiosity as to how elements might work together, and a character that finds inspiration in something as perfectly simple as a peach.… Read the rest
Note: sad to report that Steve Smith died in 2015. However, Steven Smith Teamaker is still in business
Back in the early 1970s, Smith started Stash Tea, which sold teas and herbal infusions to natural food stores.… Read the rest
She is the author of the highly rated “Good to the Grain: Baking with Whole-Grain Flours” released in 2010.… Read the rest