American craft kitchen Ned Ludd, will open the patio weather permitting and serve its wood fired seasonal menu that draws from the bounty of Oregon and the greater Northwest region. Intentional and engaging, the menu features a diverse selection of fresh local ingredients from Roasted Trout to Spiced Roasted Beets.… Read the rest
Ned Ludd Restaurant
There is a dearth of particularly interesting Portland restaurant news lately, but here are a few items that have caught my eye.
Blue Star Donuts has opened a branch at 3549 SE Hawthorne.… Read the rest
This is the third in a series of interviews which first appeared in About Face Magazine by Chris Angelus of the terrific Portland Food Adventures. My thanks to About Face
If Portland were to elect a culinary ambassador, Jason Francis French would be high in the running.… Read the rest
Everybody has their own definition of what makes a great first date restaurant. Some go for romance, others for price… me, I’d want to know how adventurous my dates palate is, but wouldn’t want to pick somewhere that would scare them if it turned out their interests were more pedestrian.… Read the rest
The Luddites were 19th-century English textile artisans, who violently protested against the machinery introduced during the Industrial Revolution. Chef Jason French pays homage to their mascot, Ned Ludd, for whom the movement was named, and cooks everything from a wood-fired oven.… Read the rest