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Shut Up, Lardo

A bun-based battle of rival Southeast sandwich shops.

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Yo! Asshole! Youse can plainly see I’m eatin’ at dis sandwich shop. And youse gonna eat at d’otha sandwich shop? In South Philly, where partisans yell insults across the street as they line    More
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Those Crafty Canadians

Be proud of Vancouver, B.C.’s Portland-themed restaurant.

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Cameron Forsyth has never lived in Portland. This did not stop him from opening a Portland-centric restaurant in his native Canada. Yes, our city has a culinary embassy in Vancouver, B.C. The    More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Carrying the Tiki Torch

Yes, the guys in flowered shirts take cocktails seriously, too.

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A small tropical “storm” breaks out in the corner of the room, and Craig Hermann, dressed in a safari hat and vintage Hawaiian shirt, erupts with a delighted...   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Melt With You

Grilling the goods at Xico

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Oaxaca is famous for inventing one of the world’s great cheeses. If you know how to pronounce the name of the southern Mexican state (wah-hah-ka) but not Xochitl or Tlaxcala, you probably owe    More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Square Peg

Jamison has ambition, a view and little else.

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The one enduring positive at the restaurant now known as Jamison is a location that maximizes the seasonal joy of al fresco dining. On the enclosed patio at the edge of Jamison Square in Northwe   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

The Book of Bivalve

The Pearl gets oysters, courtesy of EaT owners’ new restaurant, the Parish.

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At the Parish, communion comes on the half shell.  It’s a pun, see? This New Orleans-inspired bistro from Tobias Hogan and Ethan Powell, the owners of North Williams...   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

10 Things You Can See At Feast

Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s restaurant scene is all grown up, and that means we get a fancy food festival to call our very own. Feast Portland, the brainchild of former WW contributor Mike Thelin and PR consulta   More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Jackson’s Lite-N-Tasty

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Americans are fat because our lifestyles have evolved faster than our diets. Those all-American foods—burgers, fries, milkshakes—were sustenance, not indulgence, for generations stained with    More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

I Banh Mi

Finally: good downtown banh mi.

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There have long been plenty of banh mi to be found in downtown Portland from myriad near-identical Vietnamese food carts. But, broadly speaking, they haven’t been any good. A really great versio   More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Restaurant Review: Cibo

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It’s surprisingly easy to guess which guys are headed through the mirrored door to the adult theater. Grandfatherly gentleman in a plaid shirt scurrying down the sidewalk like he’s late for a    More
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

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