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Pastrami To The People.

Two foodie friends' New York deli feeds Portland—Saturdays only.


Food Reviews & Stories
According to Ken Gordon and Nick Zukin, co-owners of Kenny & Zuke's, a New York-style deli at Ken's Place: "We never take shortcuts and think you'll never taste a better pastrami west of the Hudson."I ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 LIZ CRAIN

Wisconsin on the Willamette

Corbett Fish House spawns Southeast's Hawthorne Fish House.


Food Reviews & Stories
As with fast food like pizza and burgers, most of us grew up eating fish and chips, even if Long John Silver was the sea cook. For this reason, perhaps, opinions abound when it comes to rating P-town' ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 LIZ CRAIN

Get Your Killingsworth

Two NoPo food carts make for comfy outdoor noshing.


Food Reviews & Stories
In recent years plenty of Portland food carts have been brazenly dropping their hitches well beyond downtown's Cart Row—the popular lunch landing strip along Southwest 5th Avenue. North Killings ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 LIZ CRAIN

Love At First Bite

Valentine's vaults the sandwich to new heights.


Food Reviews & Stories
The sign propped on the sidewalk in front of Valentine's reads "food.music.art," keying you in to the fact that here servers are rockers and sandwich-making is art. Located in the West Burnside archip ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2005 LIZ CRAIN

Restaurant Guide 2005


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This lively downtown bistro is the kind of authentic French restaurant that you can take children to (mais oui!) and please them with burgers and fries or pasta with butter while you relish in Frenchy delights: escargot, foie gras terrine, frisee salad with a warm bacon vinaigrette, duck leg confit.   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 LIZ CRAIN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
The long hallway that leads back to the Pearl District's Fratelli is probably there out of necessity but seems ingenious in the way that it kindles curiosity. When you finally step into the dining room, the exposed kitchen, polished concrete floor criss-crossed with Oriental rugs, and towering beams   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 LIZ CRAIN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Reminiscent of the magic trick in which water is poured into a paper funnel and disappears, those who visit Cheryl Wakerhauser's Pix Pâtisserie often wonder how all the bite-sized pastel macaroons, housemade gumdrops and delightful truffles disappear so quickly from their plates. Wakerhauser i   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 LIZ CRAIN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Unlike most hatbox-sized Northwest Portland restaurants, Serratto is spacious enough that it rarely sustains a substantial wait. The glowing space feels perpetually autumnal—warm, muted colors, enormous exposed wooden beams, blacksmithed chandeliers. Choose from several classic pasta dishes, o   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 LIZ CRAIN

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
The elephantine menu at the Pearl District Pho Van, bound with bamboo, touts a lineup of fresh and keenly executed Vietnamese dishes. More polished and savvy than the original on Southeast 82nd Avenue, this location still offers plenty of traditional noodle soups and eat-with-your-hands appetizers.    More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 LIZ CRAIN

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
If all you want is good sushi at an affordable price, then Hama Sushi, adjacent to the old Hollywood Trader Joe’s, is for you. If you’re after ambiance, smooth service, some adventurous options or something to listen to other than the dishwasher spraying off plates in the back, head else   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 LIZ CRAIN
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