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Repas De Deux

Get your French on at two new Southeast Portland bakeries.

Food Reviews & Stories
When people say Portland is one of the most European of American cities, they're usually talking about bicycles and public art, but the city's multiplying Euro-style bakeries and cafes make that label ...   More
Wednesday, December 13, 2006 Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Only at Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's may not be local, but their weird brand of budget-ethnic-gourmet-convenience foods appeals so strongly to broke, busy, worldly Portlanders that it seems to have singlehandedly created a new way of shopping, cooking and eating around here.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

Southeast Swank: New Restaurant Blue Dragonfly

Is inner Powell slated to be Portland's new nightlife hub? OK, it takes a little stretch of the imagination. But restaurateur Rafael Rodriguez, former manager of Sandoval's and E-San Thai Cuisine, hopes to lure out-on-th...   More
Monday, December 11, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

The Leaky Roof

The new Leaky Roof holds water.

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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 th ...   More
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Challah

Monday, December 4, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

Eva Yerbabuena at Cooking with the Choreographers: Does She Also Do Windows?

“Charity dinner” tends to evoke an image of stodgy geezers in tuxedos being fake to one another over expensive champagne. But at Cooking with the Choreographers, a $125-per-head benefit dinner/cooking class for White Bird Dance with renowned Spanish flamenco a...   More
Wednesday, November 29, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Stomping Grounds Espresso Latte

If there's one thing Portland needs less than another coffee shop, it would have to be a packaged, pre-made espresso product that doesn't taste as good as the real thing. This obvious fact didn't deter Portland-based Stomping Grounds Beverage Company, who has created just such a thing. And it didn't deter us f...   More
Monday, November 27, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

Taste Test: Limited Edition Kettle Chips

Beloved natural junk food company Kettle Foods unveils its latest batch of “People's Choice” potato chip flavor candidates, amounting to a disturbingly accurate representation of Southwest 5th Avenue's food court row—the only thing missing is the burrito chip. It's sort of like a global-fusio...   More
Monday, November 20, 2006 by Shoshanna Cohen

Dish Review

Food Reviews & Stories
July 5th, 2006] Obvious choices for a cafe in a converted drugstore might have been a Johnny Rockets-style fake-retro affair or an ironically medicine-themed hipster joint where your espresso comes in a urine-sample jar. More relieving than prescription-strength ibuprofen, the Nob Hill Old Pharmacy    More
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Shoshanna Cohen

Dish Review

Food Reviews & Stories
July 19th, 2006] A little, midcentury cinderblock box in inner Southeast Portland is gradually moving up in the world. Once a '70s truck stop, then an indie-rock-ish bar, the space currently known as Acme is now home to Portland culinary scenesters Kevin Dorney, Jon Beeaker and Marcus Ginther, who h   More
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Shoshanna Cohen
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