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Jackson’s Lite-N-Tasty


Food Reviews & Stories
Americans are fat because our lifestyles have evolved faster than our diets. Those all-American foods—burgers, fries, milkshakes—were sustenance, not indulgence, for generations stained with    More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

I Banh Mi

Finally: good downtown banh mi.


Food Reviews & Stories
There have long been plenty of banh mi to be found in downtown Portland from myriad near-identical Vietnamese food carts. But, broadly speaking, they haven’t been any good. A really great versio   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Restaurant Review: Cibo


Food Reviews & Stories
It’s surprisingly easy to guess which guys are headed through the mirrored door to the adult theater. Grandfatherly gentleman in a plaid shirt scurrying down the sidewalk like he’s late for a    More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Om Nom Nom. Ugh.

A field guide to food bloggers.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s food blogosphere is mercifully small. In bigger cities, thousands of self-proclaimed “foodies” wield an unhealthy amount of power over the culinary economy, tending to cutely titl   More
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Jerk-Off

Me want dried meat. What brand best


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Beef jerky is a primal pleasure. Drying meat for storage was practical for cave dwellers, of course, but we keep making it in an era of refrigerators because there’s something satisfying about g   More
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Carpaccio Trattoria

Can Carpaccio break its building's curse?


Food Reviews & Stories
The ugly brick building at the corner of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Fremont Street has not been kind to its ground-floor tenants. The first occupant, Terroir, shuttered after j   More
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Scoops’ Out for Summer

We ate 31 frozen confections in 31 days. Time to digest.


Food Reviews & Stories
We wanted to eat at a different ice cream shop every day in July. This idea was conceived in the middle of winter, when the logistics of trudging...   More
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Cod Save The Queen

Giving the gold to Portland’s best fish and chips.


Food Reviews & Stories
It’s tough to get behind Team USA at this year’s Olympics. It’s bad enough that both LeBron James and Mitt Romney’s dancing horse are representing our country in London, but now American c   More
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Biggie Small

Ready to dine: The hypnotic charms of the notorious Smallwares.


Food Reviews & Stories
Portlanders are obsessed with authenticity, especially when it comes to Asian food. We’ll huddle for an hour outside a tarp-sided shanty, poring over a menu and sprinkling pompous little annot   More
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

A Very Stout Ox

Ox is more than a steakhouse with a sexy spanish accent.


Food Reviews & Stories
The chef looks pissed. Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton has her hands on her hips in the narrow walkway leading from Ox’s enclosed main kitchen to the restaurant’s 50-seat dining room. Sweat trickl   More
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN
 

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