Justin Woodward doesn’t dwell on the past. So he isn’t
burdened by the fact that the kitchen he now runs, Castagna, was dubbed
Restaurant of the Year by The Oregonian in 2000, when Woodward
Like most of Portland, I have
wondered over the past two years whether I might be gluten-intolerant.
At one point I went to a naturopath, who told me to eat nothing but
amaranth, mung beans and
It’s 11 in the morning, six hours
before dinner service begins, and Trent Pierce is already three hours
into his workday. In the open kitchen of his tiny avant-seafood
restaurant, Roe, tucked
People new to Portland tell me that our city is very
passive-aggressive compared to other places. I’m sorry to say that I
agree with them. What gives Portland this reputation, and what, if
A brief guide to finding Elliott Smith in Portland.
Southeast 29th Avenue and Taylor StreetThe home where Smith recorded Roman Candle.
According to his then-girlfriend, J.J. Gonson, she returned years later
and knocked on the door to find the Shins
Ava Gene’s could have rested very comfortably on its
laurels. A breakout hit from its first weekend, the avant-Italian
follow-up to Duane Sorenson’s first restaurant, the Woodsman Tavern,
Where WW staffers dropped their own fat wads of cash…
Apizza Scholls, Pok Pok and Enat Kitchen.
Navarre, Tanuki and Tarad Thai.
Pok Pok Noi, Podnah’s and Shigezo.
Biwa, Wolf a
Need to feed a large group? Here’s who to call and what to expect.
4741 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 233-1286, apizzascholls.com.
The best pizza in town comes from a stylishly casual
restaurant complete with vintage arcade cabinets. The ever-popular
2329 NE Glisan St., 477-5779, slowburger.net.
Portlanders wouldn’t shut up about Slow Bar’s burger, so
it spun off to a place of its own. If you can’t fit a full-sized