Within two hours, the women received death threats on their Instagram pages, then death threats on their personal cellphones.
When a menu says “homemade,” it’s usually a euphemism. At Han Oak, it’s literal. The side-yard Korean spot behind the Ocean on Northeast Glisan Street is half open-kitchen restaurant, half modernist loft where chef Peter Cho and his family actually live.
We probably should have seen Kooks coming. But we really didn’t anticipate that a short and positive review of a weekends-only breakfast burrito pop-up a couple of weeks ago would ignite an international incident
Chef Anh Luu, who’s cooked at Kerns Cajun-Creole spot Tapalaya as sous chef and then chef through most of its tenure—with a detour at creative Asian-influenced small plates spot Tanuki— will take over as owner of the restaurant.
Perhaps surprisingly given that it’s just an hour or so from the Pacific, Portland isn’t really a a seafood city. We don’t have a long history of plank-roasted trout—we’re Porklandia. And yet, there are several elite seafood spots in the city. Here are our favorites.
$3 wings, $7.50 pitcher of America beer, previously known as Budweiser. God bless America.
Azuñia blanco tequila, Campari, cucumber syrup, lime, grapefruit, Peychaud’s bitters and Sprite tastes like the greatest grown-up pink lemonade.
The $2.50 wells are, uh, worth it.
You can get $2 pancakes and eggs till 10 am at the Cheerful Tortoise.