Andy Ricker of Pok Pok is opening a restaurant at the airport. From a Craiglist ad,"Pok Pok Restaurants is holding open interviews for our new quick service, pop-up location at Portland International Airport. We are hiring for kitchen, counter service and supervisory positions. Interviews will be held Wednesday September 24th from 10am-1pm at Whiskey Soda Lounge, located at … [Read more...] about Pok Pok, Salt & Straw, Country Cat, Tommy Habetz and More!
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Old Salt Marketplace chef Timothy Wastell has been replaced by sous chef Ben Schade. According to co-owner Ben Meyer, the restaurant will "move away from Tim's Italian influence. Plans are to focus more on American food. We are an American restaurant, and I think that will be more obvious over the next weeks and months. It's a big country with such a broad, rich tapestry of … [Read more...] about News: Old Salt, Ned Ludd, Salt and Straw and more
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 … [Read more...] about Portland Food News ROCO, Clear Creek, Bunk Alberta, St. Jack NW, and Ike’s Wings
A couple of typhoon fundraisers to mention. Chef Paul Klitsie Hosts Typhoon Fundraiser Dinners at Fratelli and Willem's on Main. While Fratelli has officially closed, as of November 5th, Paul is hosting one final event at the restaurant to both assist with emergency response efforts for typhoon survivors and to personally say “thank you” and “goodbye” to his loyal Portland … [Read more...] about A Splatter of Food News – Quartet, Salt & Straw, Trader Joe’s, Trifecta Tavern
The top three in our survey results this year parrot the 2012 survey, but many of the other restaurants failed to rise above the pack. In spite of their move and the elimination of a second restaurant Pix Pâtisserie remains at the top of the list.In 2012 the order was: Pix, Papa Haydn, Salt & Straw, The Sugar Cube, Paley's Place, Ruby Jewel, Random Order, Rimsky … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: The Best Desserts in Portland