Honest, delicious, sustainable cuisine. “I don’t like too many ingredients or ideas jammed together. You lose the individual ingredients; they can’t be appreciated.”
Amen to that. According to the Oregonian, “The magazine solicits suggestions for nominees from former winners and journalists, then sends out scouts to eat at each restaurant. The previous Portland winners are Park Kitchen’s Scott Dolich in 2004, Le Pigeon’s Gabriel Rucker in 2007, Beast’s Naomi Pomeroy in 2009 and former Castagna chef Matt Lightner in 2010 (now with New York City’s Atera).”
The article includes a long interview of Jenn, and a bunch of recipes. You can it read here.