EAT: Morning Food News Roundup


News
Foster Burger, the excellent, pedigreed burger joint on Foster Road that has been widely reviled in media other than this paper, has won its first national praise: Bon Appetit named the kid-friendly diner one of the "top 10 new burger spots" in the country. Speaking of new burger spots, Violetta, Dwayne Beliakoff's "fast slow food" restaurant in Director Park, finally opened over the weekend. ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

EAT: Portlanders Make Natto


News
Natto! The gooey, stinky fermented soybeans that are huge in Japan! Natto! A dish so nutritious it should be on every public school lunch menu, and yet so repulsive in appearance that I could not bring myself to try it on a recent trip to Japan! And I eat pig feet! Natto! Have you ever wanted to make your own? No? Check out this Portlander's guide—you probably still won't want to make your ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Benefit Dinner and Concert at Disjecta


News
Lend your ears and raise some funds: Jeffrey Jerusalem, Housefire, Future Historians, SAFE and more artists will perform at the PDX Gult Coast Benefit Sunday, Aug. 1 at Disjecta. Funds will go to help fishermen affected by the Gulf Coast oil spill. Tickets are on sale now, and for a $40 minimum donation you'll get a Southern-style seafood dinner, cocktails and a raffle. The Oregon Bartenders ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Sarah Davidson

Diary of an Immigrant: It's Peanut Butter and Jelly Time!


News
WW Presents another installment of our Australian music intern's diary of moving to Portland. Sunday, July 4 was my one-month anniversary in Portland. There were fireworks and concerts and the whole city came out to celebrate, which I thought was lovely. Anyway, I decided to commemorate my first month as an honorary Seppo by doing something quintessentially American. I thought about buying ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 RUTH BROWN

EAT: Ruby Jewel Scoops Opens on North Mississippi Avenue


News
I stopped by the pre-opening event at Ruby Jewel Scoops last night, and ate the lovely cone above. Owner Lisa Herlinger, creator of the now-ubiquitous Ruby Jewel ice cream sandwich, offers way more flavors of her excellent ice cream at the spumoni-toned shop than you'll find between the cookies at farmer's markets and premium grocers across the city. As of yesterday, Ruby Jewel scoops offers ...   More
 
Thursday, July 15, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Diary of an Immigrant: Learning to Love Your Fat American Asses


News
WW Presents another installment of our Australian music intern's diary of moving to Portland. When Australians visit America, the first question everyone asks when you get back home is: “Was everyone fat?” I wish I had something nicer to report, but this is a fact. And it's true: according to the World Health Organization, 66.7 percent of Americans are overweight. But 66.5 ...   More
 
Monday, August 9, 2010 RUTH BROWN

God Bless Maki

In the suburbs, Asian joints create a new version of Americana.


Food Reviews & Stories
Maybe Portland's special this way. In other cities, the urban core is where you go to get your ethnic delicacies. You'd be a fool to leave Manhattan for Forest Hills to fill your nigiri jones: Eve ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2001 Brennen Florey

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