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Burgers of Bosnia

Believe it or not, you can find four versions of cevapi in the Portland area.


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Bosnia’s national food is a negotiated peace. Cevapi (cheh-VOPP-ee) is a comfort food for a long day’s drinking and watching soccer, made with ingredients from all the cultures that colonized    More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Atlas Pizza


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Metalheads who drive Chevy Cavaliers have long been the unsung heroes of the American pizza industry. Some guys in Austin figured that out 20 years ago, opening a place called Hoek’s Death Met   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

False Priest

Reverend’s BBQ doesn’t bring deliverance to Sellwood.


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The dining desert of Sellwood needs some salvation. Sure, there are a few great old standbys, yet Sellwood-Westmoreland remains the wealthiest neighborhood on the east side where you have to dri   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Secret of the Uz

A big jagshemash to East Portland’s Uzbekistan restaurant.


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It’s tough to keep all those ’Stans straight, huh? If you can name all seven such-suffixed nations, well, you’re worldlier than me. Those Central Asian nations conquered by Mongol khans, t   More
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

New, the Noun

La Panza Cafe serves the best New Mexican in town.


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New Mexico is a state of many enchanting perils, with meth and frybread at the top of the list. The state’s cuisine—cowboy meets Chicano in a smoky haze of fresh-roasted local chilies—does   More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Himalayan Food


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The Himalayan Food cart that recently appeared at Southeast Division Street and 50th Avenue offers a wildly diverse cuisine that’s both familiar and distinctive.   More
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Lang On Recipes

Lang Baan brings the long game to Portland’s top-level Thai food.


Food Reviews & Stories
You know this by now: Portland’s best Thai food is also some of the best anywhere in the country. We even had to donate our spare Pok Poks to New York City. Without leaving the city, Portland    More
 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Brunch Bites Back

Toast and Gravy take on dinner service, but in very different ways.


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Brunch is usually a bad omen. When restaurants known for dinner start offering up omelets, scrambles, frittatas, stratas or quiches, it means either they’re succeeding beyond capacity or they�   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Frice Pastry/Philippe’s Bread


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Ask Kurt Huffman how much his restaurant empire ChefStable used to spend on bread, and he’ll answer quickly: “A lot.” Bread markups are notoriously high, and for restaurateurs with a stake i   More
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Candylands Before Time

The last two drugstore soda fountains in Portland.


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Sandy Boulevard is the Bob Barker of Portland thoroughfares, the one street that time has chosen not to visit. There are now only two old-time drugstore soda fountains left in Portland, and both   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE
 

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