Now that we’re in the middle of the season of giving, I wanted to point you to one ask that is particularly relevant to those of us who like live music and eating delicious food. This is a collaboration between SOLO / Portland Piano International and three of Portland’s great chefs: Greg Higgins (Higgins Restaurant and Bar), Vitaly Paley (Headwaters), and David Machado (Nel Centro). It involves supporting the arts and a chance to have an amazing meal. Continue reading “Support SOLO / Portland Piano International and You Could Eat Well”
Over the past several days, I’ve noticed some activity in the space that used to be home to Pono Soul Farm Kitchen (4118 Sandy Blvd). As you can see, the windows are papered over (that usually means something new is coming); myriad people have been coming and going; also, there was a little box on the side of the building parallel to Sandy Blvd (it used to hold Pono Soul Farm Kitchen’s menu for the day) that contained an ad for the space, and that ad is also gone.
Continue reading “Something’s Happening in the Old Pono Soul Farm Kitchen Space”
While walking in the neighborhood, I spied this poster up at the Hollywood Sizzle Pie.
Yes, the Santa Slice is making a return. From what I could tell from online media, they did this in 2015 and it caused a lot of buzz. As you can see in the photo, the Santa Slice is an 18-inch slice—basically the size of a whole pizza. Continue reading “Santa Slice at Sizzle Pie Is Back”
The delicious La Pi salad at Chin’s Kitchen—mung bean noodles, fresh vegetables, sauce.
On my way to the gym today, I passed by Chin’s Kitchen, like I often do, and found this sign up on the window:
Continue reading “Chin’s Kitchen Temporarily Closed, Changes Coming”
The magical Lemon-Soufflé Pudding Cake at Måurice in downtown Portland.
Earlier this week, Esquire published an article by Amanda Cohen, executive chef and owner of NYC’s Dirt Candy, one of the most influential vegetable-focused restaurants in the US. In the article, I’ve Worked in Food for 20 Years. Now You Finally Care About Female Chefs?, Cohen expresses anger and frustration at the media for this: “Women may not have value as chefs, but as victims we’re finally interesting!” Continue reading “Food Writers and Women Chefs in Portland – Eat Their Delicious Food, Then Write About It”