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Cocktail Portland

Ava Gene’s Hackalope Cocktail (Drink of the Week)

The latest chapter for Stumptown Coffee founder Duane Sorenson values food over caffeine, and he’s surrounding himself with some of Portland’s most talented culinary pros in the process. Woodsman Tavern and Roman Candle Baking...
Spaghetti and Meatballs Portland

Taylor Railworks Spaghetti & Meatballs (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

Erik Van Kley, the former Little Bird chef, opened Taylor Railworks on the East side of the Willamette River in September 2015 featuring “Borderless American Cuisine.” The space stands out in an industrial area,...
Pie Portland

Sweedeedee Salted Honey Pie (Food of the Week)

Eloise Augustyn’s north Portland cafe, Sweedeedee, is almost too charming for words. This former kaleidoscope factory connects to Mississippi Records, features a yellow and white awning, shelves of pickle jars, and lighting care of...
Bacon Portland

Screen Door Praline Bacon (Dose of Vitamin P)

Pralines are the powerfully sweet confections crafted from pecans, sugar, butter and cream. They’re practically candy gospel in New Orleans, and almost always too sweet for my taste. However, Screen Door, a Southern restaurant...
Foie Gras Portland

Le Pigeon Seared Foie Gras (Food of the Week)

I’m certainly not someone who worships at the altar of foie gras, and while the fattened duck liver’s extinction from California struck me as arbitrary, my state clearly has plenty of great ingredients remaining...
Craft Beer Portland

Interview: Hair of the Dog founder Alan Sprints

Culver City native Alan Sprints came full circle on March 1, when the Hair of the Dog founder returned home from Portland for a rare Los Angeles event. The Western Culinary Institute grad was...