Updated 9/20 – Removed House Spirits, updated Westward Whiskey. Misc. updates, new details. Keep in mind that due to Covid-19, hours/tours/tastings/etc.… Read the rest
Clear Creek Distillery
The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2016 restaurant and chef award semifinalists. As usual, a bunch of Portland places made the list. Of course there will only be a few winners by the time this shakes out, but what the heck, I’ll list them all, bolding the Oregon nominations.… Read the rest
Online website Thrillist has declared Pok Pok’s “Ike’s Vietnamese fish sauce wings” one of America’s “most iconic foods”.
In a city known for its innovations on seemingly ordinary foods — where people will wait in line for 45mins for a phallic donut, call a grilled cheese gourmet, and consider eating something made of weeds from some dude’s yard a privilege — it’s weird to call a chicken wing a must-have food.… Read the rest
As every year about this time, the James Beard Foundation announced its huge list of semifinalists for the 2013 Restaurant and Chef awards. While the list includes plenty of local chefs and restaurants, no Portland restaurants are nominated in the “Best Restaurant” section.… Read the rest