The James Beard Foundation Dinner on Sunday at the Multnomah Club was one of the most sought-after events in some time. We took some pictures so you can see what it was like. Please excuse the cell-phone quality - we were busy eating. … [Read more...] about James Beard Foundation Dinner
According to Karen Brooks, and confirmed by Fin, the popular seafood restaurant will serve its last dinner on Valentine's Day. According to Brooks, "owner Joan Dumas sold the restaurant and a new owner plans to open his own eatery. Pierce had hoped to buy the restaurant after two years, and he plans to seek funding to … [Read more...] about Pitxi closed, Fin to Close, Michael Pollan Coming To Portland, and More
Portland chef Naomi Pomeroy dishes on her meat-themed restaurant, being a lady butcher, and how to make awesome pig cracklings. From the article: NP: We tend to get a lot of people who are so into food that they've either traveled here to eat here or eat food in Portland, or people that can afford it. That challenges … [Read more...] about Mother Jones Interviews Naomi Pomeroy
Naomi Pomeroy of Beast restaurant will appear on Iron Chef Show on June 27th 2010. Naomi has been quite busy lately. Her press release which was issued last week has all the details, plus information on various magazine articles she will be appearing in. Televison We don't watch Television... But apparently that … [Read more...] about Naomi Pomeroy To Appear on Iron Chef
Matt Lightner named one of Food and Wine Magazine's "Best New Chefs" for 2010 Castagna has been getting rave reviews since Matt joined the restaurant in 2009. Under his leadership, many dishes have been added to the menu that flirt with new concepts for the Portland restaurants. Lightner worked his way through the … [Read more...] about Matt Lightner Named One Of Best New Chefs 2010
Andy Ricker nominated for "Rising Star Chef" In the category of Rising Star Chef Of The Year for 2010, which is defined as "A chef age 30 or younger who displays an impressive talent and who is likely to have a significant impact on the industry in years to come", for the third year in a row, Gabriel Rucker of Le … [Read more...] about James Beard Award Finalists 2010 Announced
Last update: 11/17 Just about everyone who reads local magazines has seen this photo of Naomi Pomeroy of Beast. One of the creators of Gotham Tavern, Ripe Family Supper, and clarklewis, she is the stuff of local legend. In 2009 Naomi opened Beast, modeled somewhat on her experience with Ripe. Through her travails, she … [Read more...] about Review: Beast Restaurant
Barista Coffee, Billy Wilson's new venture is now open at 539 NW 13th street. He's got some beautiful equipment including a stunning vacuum pot, and coffee from Stumptown, Ecco Caffe and Chicago's Intelligentsia: you can pick which bean you want them to use for your cup. This makes for some interesting comparisons. Of … [Read more...] about Barista Coffee NW 13th Open, Is It Bad Manners to Photograph Food?