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St. Jack: Restaurant Review

St Jack’s new bar gives the burger, dog and fries a whole new accent.


Food Reviews & Stories
St. Jack is less of a saint these days. The old eastside bouchon—which closed in February, when the restaurant hopped the river to Northwest 23rd Avenue—was a cozily domestic Portland take   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

MOD Pizza: Fast Food Review


Food Reviews & Stories
Given that it only takes a few minutes to cook a pizza with the right equipment, it’s odd that burgers, burritos and the like have a stranglehold on fast food. Sure, there was the short-lived    More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Restaurant Review: The Blue Goose

The new best New Mexican still has some quirks.


Food Reviews & Stories
It’s funny how fast we get accustomed to nice things, and want for nicer. A few years ago, Portlanders were happy to have any pepper-forward Sichuan restaurants. Now we want hot pot in every q   More
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

The Taco Trail

¿Donde debemos comer en Woodburn?


Food Reviews & Stories
Woodburn wears a lot of sombreros. Shoppers stop at the town north of Salem for its outlet mall. Gearheads go for the drag strip. Foodniks know the majority-Latino town as the state’s mecca of   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN, NICK ZUKIN

Dime Store


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There was much to love about Leo’s Non-Smoking Coffee Shop. You grabbed one of the teal vinyl stools, and a complimentary copy of the day’s Oregonian appeared. Owner-server Peter Chan didn't   More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Hot Plates 8/27/14


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1. Ración 1205 SW Washington St., 971-276-8008, racionpdx.com. Anthony Cafiero at Ración feeds his light-as-air serrano ham with peanut puree and dandelions—as if the pigs could still graze    More
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 WW Culture Staff

P.R.E.A.M.


Food Reviews & Stories
Call a catered dinner or theme night a pop-up, and the foodniks suddenly pony up C-notes for oysters when otherwise they’d leave work early for happy hour at the Parish. It’s sort of amazing   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The 50 Plates: 50 Distinctive Foods from 50 States in Portland Restaurants

A culinary road trip.


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1. Alabama Fried green tomatoes at Bernie’s Southern Bistro, 2904 NE Alberta St., 282-9864, berniesbistro.com. Fried Green Tomatoes, the 1991 movie, is based on Irondale, Ala.’s Whistle St   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 WW Staff

What Makes a Marionberry a Marionberry?


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Marionberry In season July 10-Aug. 10. Oregon’s soon-to-be state food is a cross between the Chehalem and Olallie blackberries. It’s got a dark red to black color, has medium-sized seeds and   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 TREE PALMEDO

Our Campaign Plans to Make the Marionberry the Oregon State Food


Food Reviews & Stories
To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11, which would have made it Oregon’s state berry, was pulled from the floo   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR
 

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