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Box Lunch


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GENTLE READERS, As Miss Dish entered the Oregon Food Bank warehouse this past Monday morning, a line of chefs was sweating over camp stoves set up on long tables. This is not what these cooks, sp ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Talk With Your Mouth Full


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GENTLE, WONDERFUL, BEAUTIFUL READERS, Miss Dish is on the receiving end of many questionable press packets for organizations, associations, groups and bureaus. One recent release about National E ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Stomaching It


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GENTLE, WONDERFUL, BEAUTIFUL READERS, Know that in traumatic times such as these, Miss Dish loves you very much. Really. Truly.And while in abstract form, the idea of discussing the matter of resta ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

A Pinch of This, A Tad of That


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GENTLE READERS, Way back in 1999, Miss Dish had a conversation with the owners of Genoa, Cathy Whims and Kerry DeBuse. They talked about how they had bought the building that houses the restauran ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Sushi After Hours


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GENTLE READERS, It sounds almost too good to be true: luscious sushi served strictly in the later evening hours, when every other purveyor in this wicked little town has gone beddy-bye. Bring you ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

A Fan of Phan


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GENTLE READERS,Fans of Lanai Cafe are saddened by the closing of the cute, cheap little Vietnamese restaurant on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, which was owned and preened by Kim Phan for 19 years ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Wicked little Town


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GENTLE READERS, "And if you've got no other choice you know you can follow my voice through the dark turns and noise of this wicked little town." --HedwigNow then, let us commence.First, three chee ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Alberta Hunting


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GENTLE READERS, It's always fascinating to Miss D when a gestalt gets going. The latest started with some FOD (Friends of Dish) dropping some dollops of info. "Have you tried the new pizza place ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

Service with a WRY SMILE


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GENTLE READERS,Miss Dish gets lots of interesting calls from diners. Serious eaters ring up with tips, of course, but more often restaurant hoppers phone in to bitch about a meal gone wrong. Inter ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks

A Name Is a Name Is a Name Is a Name


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GENTLE READERS, Why would a successful restaurant that's got great traction in the community change its name? It seems almost beyond reason. But then Richie B.'s (2272 NW Kearney St., 299-1200), ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2001 Caryn B. Brooks
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