The 50 Plates: 50 Distinctive Foods from 50 States in Portland Restaurants

A culinary road trip.

Food Reviews & Stories
1. Alabama Fried green tomatoes at Bernie’s Southern Bistro, 2904 NE Alberta St., 282-9864, Fried Green Tomatoes, the 1991 movie, is based on Irondale, Ala.’s Whistle St   More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 WW Staff

FOOD FIGHT PT. 2: Read the Cochon 555 Pig Fracas Police Report!

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 ...   More
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

FOOD FIGHT: Chef and Foodie Come to Blows Over Pig Breeds After Cochon 555

Updated with Police Report, Brady Lowe's and Chef Bechard's comments.

Food & Drink
Image: Chef Eric Bechard's and Cochon 555 founder Brady Lowe's police booking photos from early morning Monday, May 17. •••UPDATE 6:30 pm Tuesday, May 18. Check out the full pig fight police report, here, now complete with quasi-illuminating WW commentary.••• Last night's Cochon 555 event, an epic gustatory battle where five local chefs prepare eats from five different heritage pig ...   More
Monday, May 17, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

FOOD FIGHT: And Now, the Pig Fight Shirt.

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 ...   More
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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