Since 1999, Saveur has been gathering their favorite dishes, places, food, and people to publish in their annual Saveur 100 issue. This year’s list ranges from Bali, to New Stockholm cuisine, cognac cocktails, the humble cleaver, and Portland’s own Paley's Place and Olympic Provisions. Saveur Editor in Chief, James Oseland, writes that, “This year more than ever, we’ve been … [Read more...] about Paley’s Place and Olympic Provisions Make Sauveur Top 100
Olympia Provisions Restaurant
Michael Ruhlman Says Olympia Provisions Has “Nailed” Salumi
My hat's off to Olympia Provisions—they've nailed it.Noted food writer/author Michael Ruhlman has his own online store on OpenSky.com, where he sells his "Favorite Gifts". In his product description for Olympia Provisions, he says, More than a year ago, I had a great visit to Portland for a culinary conference. We broke down whole animals, American-style and … [Read more...] about Michael Ruhlman Says Olympia Provisions Has “Nailed” Salumi
Review: Olympia Provisions – Westside
A review of Olympia Provisions, By Roger Porter Like impatient readers who sneak a look at the last page of a novel, I have a tendency to scan the dessert selections on a menu before checking out anything else. It’s probably because I want to gage my appetitive capacity to decide if I’ll save room for a sweet, or simply wish to plan my dinner with the tastes lined up in a … [Read more...] about Review: Olympia Provisions – Westside
More on Chef Jason Barwikowski Leaving Olympia Provisions
Olympia Provisions sent out a formal press release today about the changes at the restaurant. As you probably know, Chef Jason Barwikowski left after a dispute in the direction the business should take. They have also confirmed the retail location in the old Carlyle restaurant spot on NW 16th and Thurman. Not the greatest location in my humble opinion; it will be interesting to … [Read more...] about More on Chef Jason Barwikowski Leaving Olympia Provisions
Problems At Olympia Provisions?
Here's the latest on the changes at Olympia Provisions. What I've been told is that Jason's partners wanted to secure the old Carlyle space for wholesale production (which they did). Jason felt like it was too early, so they bought him out. Another source says there is considerable rancor in the ranks over the changes. It will be interesting to see how much this effects not … [Read more...] about Problems At Olympia Provisions?