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GENTLE READERS,The last time Miss Dish will write that greeting is right there. She will also dispense with the third person and give it to you straight--I am leaving my post at the Dish desk afte ...   More
Wednesday, August 6, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

Feeding Tube

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GENTLE READERS, Is the new reality show The Restaurant, served Sunday nights on NBC, anything like the real thing? You've got the hottie chef. The barky money-man. The actor-waiters.The antisocia ...   More
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

Doughnut vs. Doughnut

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GENTLE READERS,For years Miss Dish has tried to tell the people that, while restaurant reviews may be interesting or informative or some combination of the two, they have no power over the life an ...   More
Wednesday, July 23, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

Smokin' Indo

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Ginger beef burger with papaya ketchup. Chicken braised in coconut milk, green tomatoes and lemon-lime chili paste. Soy-lacquered pork loin with sweet-potato mash, curried slaw and Asian-pear chut ...   More
Wednesday, July 16, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

The Restaurant Review

The Dining Room Restaurant is as described.

Food Reviews & Stories
The name of a restaurant can say a lot about what the owners envision it to be. Christen a wine bar with a vowel-swallowing French noun and you can guess its aspirations to be less accessible than ...   More
Wednesday, July 16, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

3- Ring Circus

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There's panic a-brewing at the Carrousel Restaurant (formerly the Carnival) located at the foot of Oregon Health & Science University. Loyal customers, who have staunchly frequented the over-50-ye ...   More
Wednesday, July 9, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

Three's Company

If you're a man and you don't like the Charlie's Angels movies, there may be a reason why.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Three female crimefighters seek justice for a slain sister, and they won't stop until they get it. A powerful, ego-fed guy tries to stop the women from pursuing his guilty friend by slipping them ...   More
Wednesday, July 2, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

Red, White and Chew: Diner's Diary

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Dear Diary,Happy Birthday, America, you old hag. Let's eat. Here are some recent adventures recounted for your voyeuristic pleasure:*The streets were clogged with a dizzying array of mouth-breathers ...   More
Wednesday, July 2, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

About Last Night...

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GENTLE READERS, Two nights, two event reviews....Rogue Ales' Sausage Extravaganza Tuesday, June 17 Rogue Ales Public House 1339 NW Flanders St., 222-5910Miss Dish wasn't sure how this one would pl ...   More
Wednesday, June 25, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks

Assorted and Sundry

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Gentle Reader, You know how hot the Ripe consortium is--the catering, the coffee shop, the underground/above-ground family suppers. It's kinda old news, really, except there's newish news. Josh S ...   More
Wednesday, June 18, 2003 Caryn B. Brooks
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