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Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Here’s a vegan restaurant that even meat-eaters will love. Try rich, savory avocado-sunflower-seed spread on ripe pears and apples ($4); or an incredible ooey-gooey tempeh Reuben ($7.50) on Dave’s Killer Bread with sweet caramelized onions and tangy sauerkraut; or rich, satisfy-your-crav   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
You’ll find capably prepared Lebanese standards here, from hummus ($4.50) and baba ghanouj ($4.75) to spinach pie ($4.95). Endless rounds of fresh-from-the-oven pita will rock your world: delicate, slightly salty dough with a crispy crust arrives at your table warm, ready to be slathered and s   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Come to this St. Johns favorite for fantastic sushi and solid Japanese offerings, from authentic bento in compartmentalized lacquered boxes ($7.95-$9.95 at lunch) to light, tender tempura ($4.95-$5.50). Don’t pass up the white miso soup ($1.50); chef and owner Jin Park makes a fragrant version   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Don’t make the mistake of judging the food by the looks of Chilango’s shabby dining room. Just take it as an indication the owners have kept their prices low by not hiring a fancy design firm, and order your food to go. Tacos ($1.50-$1.75) come in myriad tasty flavors, including distinct   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
If more restaurants were like good friends—reliable, fun to be around and easy on the pocketbook—we’d all be eating out a lot more often. Moody friends, like inconsistent restaurants, don’t stay on anyone’s social roster for long. And with spending cash in short supply    More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Devour 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
[VEGAN BAKERY] If you’re not vegan, you’ll find that some of Sweet Pea’s treats threaten to topple the rumor that dairy- and egg-free pastries can’t rival the becoming traits of butter, cream cheese, cream and eggs. Pastries are always fresh and impeccably presented with love   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
Hidden Jewel: Southern comfort for Northeast Portland. In a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it storefront in Northeast Portland’s Woodlawn neighborhood hides a new place for real Southern comfort food, from cornmeal-crusted catfish to collard greens. Freshly painted and open just six months, Izog   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
In a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it storefront in Northeast Portland’s Woodlawn neighborhood hides a new place for real Southern comfort food, from cornmeal-crusted catfish to collard greens. Chef Jewel Thomas’ catfish ($11.95) alone could be the basis of a business: crunchy cornmeal coa   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
Maybe you haven’t heard of Japan’s infamous scoundrel of a raccoon dog, Tanuki. He’s the portly, friendly-looking, big-balled statue greeting Japanese salarymen as they stream into an izakaya after work for drink, snacks and a good time. But it won’t be long before you hear a   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
If you’ve never set foot in a commercial kitchen, the difference between a catering chef and a restaurant chef might seem like splitting hairs. But, in fact, the two are like poodles and German shepherds—same species, very different animals. Caterers enjoy spontaneity, thrive on change,    More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Deeda Schroeder
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