A not yet peer-reviewed study from UCSF looked at the highest "risk ratios for mortality," comparing pandemic time to non-pandemic time, among California residents 18 to 65 years of age. The study found line cooks are at the highest risk of all occupations with 828 deaths and a risk ratio of 1.60. Surprisingly, bakers are only slightly lower at 1.40, chefs and head cooks are … [Read more...] about UCSF Study Claims Line Cooks are at Highest Risk of Dying from Covid-19
Portland Food and Restaurant News and Discussion
This is an archive of Portland metro area restaurant and food news, political debate, diatribes, discussion threads etc. If we aren't quite sure where a story belongs, you'll find it here.
Portland photographer David Lanthan Reamer passed away on February 21st, 2021, of pancreatic cancer. His photos were gorgeous, not just shots of food, but of moments that make the viewer pause to take it all in; moments that tell a story in a perfectly lighted, single image - a stolen moment. David had a way of capturing people at just the right moment, a hint of a smile, a … [Read more...] about Portland Photographer David Reamer Passes
A Total of 31 of Oregon’s 36 Counties Are Open for Indoor Dining as of Friday Some good news today!Wilsonville, OR– Oregon counties are on the move again with an announcement today by Governor Brown’s office lowering extreme risk levels for 10 counties which allows restaurants in those regions to open for indoor dining on Friday, February 26.“Oregon’s remaining metro … [Read more...] about 10 Counties Join 21 Others in Bringing Back Indoor Dining
Pono Brewing, Magna & Natasha Mesa Join Forces To Reopen Bit House [PORTLAND, ORE., February 23, 2021] - Three Portland food and drink innovators - Pono Brewing, Magna, and Mixtress Natasha Mesa (formerly of Deadshot) - have teamed up to form Bit House Collective, a new bar dedicated to hospitality, inclusivity, creativity and island vibes. Bit House Collective opens on … [Read more...] about New bar from Magna, Pono Brewing & Natasha Mesa
Have you been to Ripe Cooperative? It's the pivot Beast restaurant made to a to-go storefront when the restaurant closed. They are doing all kinds of heat and serve meals - curried lamb shepherd's pie, Owner Naomi's signature wedding chicken, caciocavallo saucy focaccia. Complete meals are available - a Sea Box - scallop and brandade ravioli, buttery brioche with Japanese … [Read more...] about Ripe Cooperative, God Help Me