“I love this book,” said Anya Von Bremzen, James Beard award-winning author and contributor to Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine and other publications, on her swing through Portland as part of a 25-city tour for her latest work, The New Spanish Table. “This is my fifth book, and it’s got everything that I want in … [Read more...] about Interview: Anya Von Bremzen – The New Spanish Table
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.
Pascal Sauton, chef and owner of Carafe, laughs easily, charms effortlessly, and exudes the sort of corporeal bonhomie one associates with the proprietor of a French bistro. Born and trained in France, with cooking sojourns in New York to South America, Sauton deliberately set down stakes in Portland, because, he says, … [Read more...] about Interview: Chef Pascal Sauton
[Note from FoodDude: Marco Fife sold his restaurant in 2009 and moved from Portland. However, this interview is still a fascinating read] The gleaming copper structure on NE Fremont could easily be mistaken for a luxury goods shop, until one walks inside, and senses one’s stepped into a dinner party, one hosted five … [Read more...] about Interview: Chef Marco Shaw of Fife
With her pixyish hair and lithe physique, Adrienne Inskeep may look like Peter Pan, but the chef of Siam Society, the restaurant she owns with her husband, Paul Van Slyke, is absolutely grounded; by her own admission, perhaps too. “I am definitely a taskmaster, and almost to a fault,” says the 26-year-old, who since … [Read more...] about Interview: Chef Adrienne Inskeep