Kingdom come, in Portland as it is in McMinnville. But who’s game?
Food Reviews & Stories
The Kingdom of Roosevelt’s menu may be a minor literary
work, short prose that begins with “Fallow deer heart tartare with his
marrow,” continues to “Eggs in various forms” and closes on
PIGGIE AND MARKET: Eric Bechard, the chef of McMinnville’s Thistle who was famously arrested for brawling over the birthplace of a pig
used in a chef competition in 2010, is opening a restaurant
What began two years ago as a passion-fueled street brawl involving two foodies and a foreign pig has moved to an only slightly more civilized venue: the county courthouse. WW
first reported the por
Food & Drink
Still don't know what to make of the epic Cochon 555 pig fracas? A quick recap if you need one: On Sunday night, a fabulous cooking competition at the Governor Hotel featuring a quintet of PDX's best chefs devolved into an evening packed with drunken head-butts, a chef being ejected from a local bar and a pair of food-industry pros being arrested by the cops after a brawl over local vs. out-of-state ...
Food & Drink
Oh yes, somebody did. One of your fellow Portlanders (I'm assuming) has taken the initiative to create memorabilia for the Greatest Pig-Related Fight This Town Has Ever Seen. Now you can wear a T-shirt emblazoned with Eric Bechard's infamous pig fight battle cry. Here's a close up for ya: And there's more, from clocks to bags and water bottles. So now you can tote around your 100-fucking-percent ...