Portland’s proto-foodie dishes up less than a satisfying meal.
Opera music booms and steam spills out from beneath the giant onstage refrigerator as I Love to Eat begins.
As the song builds and steam obscures the floor, James Beard (Rob
Nagle) strides out of
Touring the city with native proto-foodie James Beard.
James Beard would probably be very proud of what Portland has become.
the foodie icon was born here in 1903, Portland was barely out of its
pioneer days. But Beard’s young adult life was
Food & Drink
The semifinalists for this year's James Beard Awards have been announced, and the list of Portlanders eligible for the nation's most prestigious food awards looks...exactly the same as last year's. Check it out:Best Chef, Northwest (repeats in italics)2010: Oswaldo Bibiano (Autentica), John Gorham (Toro Bravo), Jenn Louis (Lincoln), Naomi Pomeroy, (Beast), Andy Ricker (Pok Pok), Gabriel Rucker (Le ...