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Kettleman Bagels & Bakery

Boiled and baked N.Y. style stays afloat in Southeast Portland.


Food Reviews & Stories
When Kettleman opened in mid-April, touting New York-style bagels, boiled-not-steamed fanatics flocked and quickly formed opinions. Like hot wings, cheese-steak, deep-dish pizza and other regional foo ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Tiga

A wine bar expands to a good square meal.


Food Reviews & Stories
Although there’s now a small dining room attached to the hip little Northeast bar Tiga, it doesn’t come with table service. Which can be funny when you order at the bar and ask something l ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Pizza Fino

Kenton gets a dose of Northeast Alberta-bred pizza fever.


Food Reviews & Stories
Linda Zumoff, co-owner of Northeast Alberta's Bella Faccia Pizzeria, recently opened another reasonably priced, family-friendly restaurant—Pizza Fino, in the up and coming North Portland neighbo ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

High Low Brow

Pause Kitchen proves there's life beyond tater tots.


Food Reviews & Stories
The new endeavor from the crew behind the Low Brow Lounge, Pause Kitchen and Bar on North Interstate Avenue, brings much needed fresh grub and a full bar to an area dominated by fast food and greasy s ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
First things first—these people don't want you to know their last names. No, they're not running from the law, but brother-sister duo Willie and Mari (Brock—shhh!), originally from Chicago, want to be on a first-name basis with you the moment you step inside Southern-homestyle Odessa's Cafe (the sau   More
 
Sunday, March 18, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
First things first—these people don't want you to know their last names. No, they're not running from the law, but brother-sister duo Willie and Mari (Brock—shhh!), originally from Chicago, want to be on a first-name basis with you the moment you step inside Southern-homestyle Odessa's Cafe (the sau   More
 
Sunday, March 18, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
Although Portland is home to plenty of Mexican�as well as a few Tex-Mex�restaurants, New Mexican food was underrepresented until chef/co-owner Michael Martinez and wife Holly Martinez opened Encanto in mid-January on North Lombard. New Mexican fare�drawing from Native American, European and Me   More
 
Sunday, March 18, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Odessa's Cafe

These Chicago natives like it sweet and saucy.


Food Reviews & Stories
First things first—these people don't want you to know their last names. No, they're not running from the law, but brother-sister duo Willie and Mari (Brock—shhh!), originally from Chicago ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Dish Review


Food Reviews & Stories
If you're in a hurry call 10 minutes ahead and this authentic Cantonese kitchen will have your lunch waiting for you sitting on a lotus leaf ($6.50). Not so rushed? Drop by midday on Saturdays for the fabulous mushroom soup ($8.50) or the creamiest tofu in town (also $8.50). Wonderful seafood of cou   More
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 LIZ CRAIN

Albuquirky

New Mexi gets sexy at Encanto.


Food Reviews & Stories
Although Portland is home to plenty of Mexican—as well as a few Tex-Mex—restaurants, New Mexican food was underrepresented until chef/co-owner Michael Martinez and wife Holly Martinez open ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 LIZ CRAIN
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