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Restaurant Guide 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
The veritable patisserie pageant hits its heights with the Saint Honore;, a caramelized cream puff; the Ménage à Trois (almond cream, chocolate ganache and a dusting of pistachios); the lemon-loving tart citron; and a deceptively simple housemade vanilla ice cream. Sadly the Dobos tort   More
 
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 Tomi Douglas

Restaurant Guide 2006


Food Reviews & Stories
For five years now, Taqueria Nueve has had the distinct pleasure of offering Portlanders a sophisticated opportunity: re-imagining Mexican cuisine that is at once innovative and authentic in its range of palate thrills. Under the watchful eye of chef Billy Schumaker—who has a stellar free-rang   More
 
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 Tomi Douglas

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
After spicy success vending their east African fare at local markets and festivals, Horn of Africa owners Mohamed and Kahadija Yousuf opened this space in 1994. Since then, Northeast residents and others can't seem to get enough of Kahadija's aromatic lamb curry foon hoolaa hurdii ($12.99 at dinner)   More
 
Friday, March 17, 2006 Tomi Douglas

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Content to sit in the shadows of its sexier, sweeter neighbor Pix, the Hedge House has been pulling pints of New Old Lompoc drafts for just over a year. Youth is king, however, as after a couple pints (only $2 all day Tuesday) you'll need sustenance, and the Hedge House does not disappoint. A light    More
 
Friday, February 17, 2006 Tomi Douglas

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Much is said about the melody of clattering dim sum carts in PDX's Chinatown, but not enough about Lum Yuen, a consistent outpost for dim sum that won't lighten your wallet. Feast on melty pork shu mai ($2), lo bak ko ($2), a too-rarely seen turnip cake with shrimp and pork, and the classic normy ga   More
 
Friday, February 17, 2006 Tomi Douglas

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Grazie mille to Pat DiPrima for bringing this cozy Italian bakery and cafe to North Killingsworth Street. Her homemade stromboli ($5.25), fava-bean soup ($3-$4) and impossibly light Gorgonzola-garlic torta ($5.75) will satiate even the hungriest gondolier, while the pastries, homemade breads and can   More
 
Friday, February 17, 2006 Tomi Douglas

Cheap Eats 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Take off your shoes and loosen your belt as you enter this Beaverton Thai gem for some indulgent dishes that won't break the bank. The delectable emerald garlic with shrimp ($7.50) has sautéed shrimp and perfectly cooked broccoli bathed in a sauce of marinated garlic and spices, while the cui   More
 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 Tomi Douglas
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