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Mustache Rides, and More


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Northeast Alberta Street is fast becoming breakfast central, what with Vita, Chez What? and Groundswell going. Now add the Tin Shed Garden Cafe to your list of possible hangover h ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Happy Meals to You


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, "The problem is that vegetables have no advertising," a woman in the crowd at the Central Library last Thursday evening complained. A diverse group, ranging from a mother with her ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

A Cook's Book Tour


Food Reviews & Stories
Anthony Bourdain's smoking in front of Wildwood restaurant last Saturday morning when he spots him. Black pants, black shoes, black shirt, hair askew, anarchy tattoo on hand, bandage on finger. Bo ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

KALGA'S CALLING


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Miss Dish's cohort, the kind and gentle Captain Broccoli, doesn't go in for eating animals. As Miss Dish loyalists know, her Royal Ryeness enjoys animal, vegetable and mineral as ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Nothing Faux about Pho Van


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Miss Dish is often invited to joyful opening parties for restaurants about to swing open their doors (is it the lure of her dashing wit? Or the fear of her poison pen?). She gets ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Camera Obscura


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, What does Portland look like through the gauzy lens of national food magazines? If you slip into the perspective taken by the writers of feature stories like the one recently unve ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Terror Mildly Affects Daily Eating Schedule

Veteran field correspondent Miss Dish, along with dutiful cub reporter Caryn B. Brooks, traces the maneuvers of restaurants in the Portland theater during 2001.


Food Reviews & Stories
2001 WAS A YEAR IN WHICH NOTHING COULD STOP THE POWER OF FOOD. The GNP (Gross National Phlavor) indicators point to an increase in eating between meals, as the rate of unemployment rose to new hei ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

On Hawthorne


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, Now, it's no secret that Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard can be a bustling street where the gentle tinkling of commerce mixes with the tangy smell of vittles off the grill. But its ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

COULD IT GET ANY BETTER?

Food-slinging half-steppers beware: The Daily Cafe will make you work harder.


Food Reviews & Stories
Be prepared. Be prepared to leave the Daily Cafe with that dizzy, euphoric feeling you catch when all the luck that exists in the world collides and lands on your lap. The first time you take in t ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Well Hello, Sala


Miss Dish
GENTLE READERS, One thing Lenor and Eugen Bingham nailed with Il Piatto, their hallmark eatery in Southeast, was the concept of a neighborhood establishment. They picked a nondescript storefront ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks
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