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GENTLE READERS, "Yesterday I spent the whole day in bed," Random Diessner told Miss Dish. He hadn't been felled by anything so mundane as flu but rather was shot down after eating too much of a g ...   More
Wednesday, October 30, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks


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GENTLE READERS, One of Miss Dish's bitches recently whispered in her ear: "You've gotta check out Javier's. It's open 24 hours. And the California burrito...muy bueno." Hmmm, California burrito. ...   More
Wednesday, October 23, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

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Pambiche and Pho Van Vietnamese Bistro bring lip-smacking capitalist cuisine to the people

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Introduction Hail to the ChefAsk Miss DishBite ClubWe Will Serve No Rind Before Its TimeRestaurant Listings There's an odd number of similarities between Pambiche and Pho Van Vietnamese Bistro, whic ...   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks


Your guide to navigating a mishmash of culinary situations.

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IntroductionRestaurants of the YearHail to the Chef Bite ClubWe Will Serve No Rind Before Its TimeRestaurant Listings Here at Willamette Week's Dish Desk, we get asked for advice about a variety of ...   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks


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GENTLE READERS, Beaverton fans of Pho Van will be pleased to note that the Vietnamese masters of noodle soup are coming to their 'hood. Lam Van tells Miss Dish that a brand-spankin' new Pho Van w ...   More
Wednesday, October 9, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Economic Indicators: Pshaw!

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GENTLE READERS, Lest you faithful readers begin to believe that there is but gloom and doom in the local restaurant biz these days, take a bite out of this bit of info: Taqueria Nueve (28 NE 28th ...   More
Wednesday, September 18, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Study Hall

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GENTLE READERS, As we head into autumn, it's easy to get depressed about the waning sun and fun. But Miss Dish (always a paragon of cup half full) reminds you that the wonderful flip side of the ...   More
Wednesday, September 4, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Bi Bim Bap


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Fans of Korean food may mourn the passing of Celadon, that Seoul-by-way-of-Tokyo restaurant which recently closed up shop on Northwest 23rd Avenue, but now they have something new to celebrate--Be ...   More
Wednesday, August 21, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Makin' Bacon

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GENTLE READERS,It was hot. Miss Dish was riding down the bus mall and when she came to the cluster of food carts on Southwest 5th Avenue and Stark Street, she passed a sign that was more than a li ...   More
Wednesday, August 14, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks

Yo, Yo, Momo

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GENTLE READERS,As you may recall, Miss Dish remarked a few weeks back on the evolution of the West End (that stretch of downtown between Southwest 10th Avenue and I-405 and between Burnside and Je ...   More
Wednesday, July 31, 2002 Caryn B. Brooks
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