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Black Sheep Bakery and Cawffee

Cyclists flock to a baked goods fueling station.


Food Reviews & Stories
When the streets are thick with rush-hour auto traffic, biking can feel like swimming upstream. That's why we love the shot of bike friendliness that Black Sheep Bakery infuses into the morning bike c ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 21, 2007 Shoshanna Cohen

Gentrification Sensation

Francis cements fine dining on Northeast Alberta.


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When self-righteous bohemians rail against gentrification—despite being a major watershed for yuppie invasions themselves—I just want to slap them. I can see where the person was coming fr ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 7, 2007 Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Metromint Peppermint Water


Cari from production gave me a bottle of Metromint Peppermint Water for my birthday, along with a package of cookies and a balloon animal kit. I forgot all about it until a few days later when I woke up with a hangover, opened the fridge and was like, “Mmm, mint water!” My fears that it would taste...   More
 
Monday, February 5, 2007 by Shoshanna Cohen

TASTE TEST (SPECIAL "FREEZEOUT SMACKDOWN 2007" EDITION): Cookies and Cocoa


There are only two things better than getting to play hooky when Portland freaks out over a couple inches of snow, and those are sledding in Laurelhurst Park and warming up afterwards with a cookie party.

As a daring departure from my standby Pillsbury or Safeway brand cookies-from-a-tube, my te...   More
 
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 by Shoshanna Cohen

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
The light-filled Victorian that vegan restaurant Calendula once called home now showcases pastry chef/co-owner Tucker Mortensen's creations. The menu is promisingly streamlined: Often a limited offering is a sign of a attention to detail and quality. Here, this is sometimes the case.A handful of mor   More
 
Thursday, January 4, 2007 Shoshanna Cohen

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
A more relaxed interpretation of the French cafe exists at the quaint, rustic Petite Provence, whose Americanized French offers a healthy dose of stateside excess. The offerings here are more sprawling than at Chef Tucker's: the bakery counter overflows with frog fare like a pain aux raisins ($1.75)   More
 
Thursday, January 4, 2007 Shoshanna Cohen

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
The name "Leaky Roof" brings to mind dampness and disrepair, but this tiny restaurant tucked away in Goose Hollow is anything but, with warm wood floors, candles and a wood-burning stove heating up the dining room. (And no, the roof doesn't really leak.) The stools at the bar are often filled with j   More
 
Thursday, January 4, 2007 Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Fruitcake


Having grown up Jewish, I never fully understood the American cultural joke that is fruitcake. Looking at the shining photo of jeweled fruitcake resting beneath a Christmas tree in my mother's Betty Crocker cookbook, I wondered, how could a dessert full of maraschino cherries and liquor be bad?

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Tuesday, December 26, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

No Basting Required: Dining Out On Christmas


Just because it's Christmas, it doesn't mean you have to roast a ham. Find a savior in these restaurants that are actually open on the 25th.

The Heathman Restaurant
The upscale downtown hotel's Chef Philippe Boulot offers both a buffet and prix fixe menu, with holiday treats from slow-roasted leg of lamb to Asian barbeque salmon. And save room for pastry chef John Gaye...   More
 
Thursday, December 21, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Phresh Lunchbox


Local organic catering company Phresh debuted its lunchbox delivery service four weeks ago with sandwich and salad options for office noshing. We tried the beef brisket sandwich lunchbox ($9.75 per person) to see if it's worth canceling your company's Quizno account.
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Monday, December 18, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen
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