In August 2010, a project called PDX 2 Gulf Coast took a group of 22 Oregonians to the Gulf of Mexico to get a firsthand look at the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that had devastated the e
As highlighted in this week's story A Trip From Bountiful, Community Supported Agriculture—or CSA—boxes don't always deliver what's promised. The brochure showed wicker baskets overflowing with nature's bounty, but all you get is an entire box of kale. We want to collect images of real Por...
You may or may not remember that back in '08, Aaron Durand, the son of Portland's Broadway Books owner Roberta Dyer, wrote a blog post offering to buy a burrito for anyone who spent over $50 at his mom's ailing store. Long...
Food Cart Reviews
As the weather turns chilly, there are few things more
comforting than gobbling down fistfuls of carbs, fat and salt. Well,
except maybe chasing it with a pint. That’s one reason chef Bradley
With the release of WW's 2011 Restaurant Guide yesterday, I decided to venture into the our archives to see how the annual guide—and Portland's dining scene—has changed over the years.Using a highly scientific method—the Wordle—we can see exactly what we've been eating over the years. Behold the...
Toast Portland Cocktail Week with a Willamette Week-flavored libation.
The second annual Portland Cocktail Week
(it’s actually only three days, but you can always start drinking a few
days early) hits town Thursday. It’s more a conference for professional
Aaron Woo frees meatless cuisine from the tofu ghetto.
This time last
year, Aaron Woo was definitely not a name synonymous with innovative
vegetarian food in Portland. Despite a background in fine dining,
including a stint at Clarklewis, Woo had spent
This pre-industrial-inspired hideaway on busy MLK cooks
every conceivable pig part and whole fish in its big wood-fired oven,
but it also uses the hearth to roast buttery carrots and toasty