I don't normally cover magazine articles about Portland anymore, but hey, it's Friday, and we are getting a lot of attention. Here's a roundup:Details magazine is not only featuring "The Kid Who Could be Bigger than Bieber", they also are running an article called "Breakfast in America - The Morning Meal Gets a Makeover", in which they name Portland Penny Diner number one … [Read more...] about A Plethora of Periodicals Paper Portland’s Proliferating Phood Phenom
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There is a new chef at the Brasserie Montmartre. Chef Johnny Nudd will lead the kitchen beginning July 24th. From the press release -“Talented yet humble, and with experience in San Francisco, New York, and Europe, Chef Johnny is the kind of chef I like to collaborate with,” says Chureau, former chef-owner of Fenouil, who has more recently revived the Brasserie as a new … [Read more...] about Lots of Old News and a Rare Mushroom Find!
In 2011, the order was Cartopia, Biwa and Beaker & Flask. This year Beaker fell off of the list, probably because they are now only open until 11pm. Pix moved up considerably. The Gilt Club, Bunk Bar and Montage moved down.925 votes cast:1. *Cartopia Food Carts - 14% 1207 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97202 MapThe carts at this location … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Place for a Late Night Snack
In 2011, I broke this category into two - restaurants and dessert focused businesses. This year I combined them. However, it is still easy to compare. Pix and Papa Haydn have the same ranking; big surprise there. Salt & Straw is completely new on the list, pushing The Sugar Cube down. As far as restaurants, Paley's Place still reigns supreme, with Le Pigeon and Pambiches … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Places in Portland to Get Dessert
updated 6.17When I was growing up, on hot summer days dad used to get everyone into the car and head out to Lancaster California to pick fat juicy cherries and sweet peaches from the old orchards. We'd make a day of it, hiking in "The Devil's Punchbowl", stopping for a burger at A&W Rootbeer, and driving home tired and happy, the smell of ripe fruit playing harmony with … [Read more...] about Review: Salt & Straw