Portlanders are not big on dessert. It’s not that we’re
health conscious, exactly—it’s that we indulge elsewhere. Or so says
Jeff McCarthy, the former pastry chef at closed-down Ten 01 and
Our food writers pick their favorite Portland meals of 2011.
Food Reviews & Stories
On a miserable, soggy day in mid-November, my wife and I sought shelter from the cold at Five Spice
(2446 SE 87th Ave.), a Cantonese restaurant that opened this spring.
It’s a pleasant, under-de
Food & Drink
I cannot improve upon the missive that I just received in my inbox from Portland's meat mavens Olympic Provisions: "Impress and amaze your loved ones this Valentine's Day with an Olympic Provisions Singing Salamigram. The lead singer of The Tumblers will be delivering a 5 stemmed salami bouquet with a performance of an original song. The price is $75 and delivery is available February 11-14." Yep. ...
Food & Drink
Sad news for meat fans. Over on Portland Food and Drink, Food Dude broke the news today that chef Jason Barwikowski has parted ways with Olympic Provisions, the Eastside industrial restaurant and cured meat operation that he opened with Clyde Common's Nate Tilden, salami man Elias Cairo and others in December 2009. "It's been a slow process; we've been quiet about it," confirmed co-owner Nate ...
Olympic Provisions, the Clyde Common crew's happy-making new charcuterie, wine and food spot, opened for biz today in a sun-filled corner of the Olympic Mills Commerce Center in Southeast Industrial—officially marking 2009 as the year Christmas came early for Portland's meat lovers. You'll recognize a lot of CC-isms here, from the polished concrete floors to the wide open kitchen. But, ...