The ever popular Bunk Sandwiches has opened another sandwich shop, this time on NE Alberta Street. “Bunk Alberta” officially opened at noon on February 5th, much to the delight of eager diners in the Northeast Portland. The new location is bright and open, with plenty of seating, a back patio (for warmer months), … [Read more...] about Catching Up: Bunk Sandwiches Alberta, Bollywood SE and Pepe le Moko Now Open!
An anonymous email says that Morgan Brownlow has found a new home as executive chef at the longtime lacking Papa Haydn Group. You may remember Morgan from lots of past restaurant gossip posts, but my tipper says that he is calm and humble and looking to find peace in the city he was born in. I hope so - he's a talented … [Read more...] about Still Hungry? Go Back to the Buffet and Get More Food News!
While I was otherwise occupied over the last few months, I missed some interesting local news. I'll catch you up! From OregonLive, Shiraz, the Persian restaurant at NW 11th and Everett St., has closed, and is renovating before planning to reopen as "Piattino", an Italian restaurant featuring antipasti. As I recall, … [Read more...] about News You May Have Missed…
Interviews? We have a ton of them! Have you checked out the interviews on this website? There are pages of them done by multiple writers. 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 … [Read more...] about Our Portland Interview Archive
Chef Musical Chairs: Troy McLarty left Hula Hands in April of this year and spent some time as part of the Laurelhurst Market team. Now comes word that he has left Laurelhurst Market for Ned Ludd. From my review when he was chef at Lovely Hula Hands, Troy MacLarty worked at at Alice Water’s famed Chez Panisse in … [Read more...] about Chef Troy McLarty Jumps To Ned Ludd
I have confirmed that Troy MacLarty is leaving Lovely Hula Hands Portland No reason has been given for his departure. Troy MacLarty worked at Alice Water’s famed Chez Panisse in Berkeley, before being lured to Portland by the much-maligned Michael Hebberoy. As things began to melt down in the Hebberoy empire, … [Read more...] about Troy Maclarty Leaving Lovely Hula Hands
After training at the Culinary Institute of America, and spending four years at Chez Panisse, Troy MacLarty landed in Portland, as chef of Family Supper, a job he left in late 2005. After stints at Simpatica and Saucebox, in November 2006, he took over as chef at Lovely Hula Hands, when it debuted at its new North … [Read more...] about Interview: Troy MacClarty