Portland's 2014 James Beard Award Winners: Naomi Pomeroy, Andy Ricker and... Fred Armisen


Food & Drink
Three Portlanders are coming home with James Beard Awards, the lofty culinary prize named after Portland-born chef James Beard that held its awards ceremony last night.Naomi Pomeroy of Beast and Expatriate takes home the prize for Best Chef Northwest. Pomeroy, a four-time nominee, said upon accepting the Northwest chef prize, “I feel like I’m taking this award home for everybody in the ...   More
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

A Dispatch From the Pale Continent

Food Reviews & Stories
Dearest Anne, I hope this letter finds you well. Things are well here, especially as the sun has finally shown its bright face in this Pale Continent, a considerable improvement from the drearine   More
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Expatriate: Well Traveled

Bar Reviews
No sign marks the entrance to Expatriate (5424 NE 30th Ave., 867-5309, expatriatepdx.com), but you won’t need Lonely Planet to find it. There’s the odd assortment of national flags in the wind   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Knives Out

Notorious chef Morgan Brownlow resurfaces at Tasty N Alder.

Food Reviews & Stories
The rap on Morgan Brownlow is that he’s brutal on pastry chefs. During his tenure at Clarklewis, Brownlow even fired one just as dinner service was starting. The Portland-raised Brownlow cou   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Scoop: Christopher Stowell Leaving OBT

Gossip doesn’t dance for doughnuts.

BOWING OUT: Portland’s dance community is still reeling from the news that Christopher Stowell, artistic director for the Oregon Ballet Theatre, will leave the company by Dec. 31. Stowell, hired i   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 WW Culture Staff

What The Hell is a "Fork to the City"?

And How Do You Get One?


Food & Drink
Two Portland chefs have made high-profile appearances on reality television cooking shows lately—first Beast's Naomi Pomeroy, who is currently competing on Bravo's Top Chef Masters, and Sunday night, Paley's Place chef Vitaly Paley appeared as a challenger on the Food Network's Iron Chef America.At the respective local premieres of each show, the City of Portland (Pomeroy got an appearance from Mayor ...   More
Monday, April 18, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Naomi Pomeroy one of Food & Wine's 10 Best New Chefs

Local chef Naomi Pomeroy's got a big reason to crow: Food & Wine just announced at a big New York bash on Wednesday that Beast maven is one of the magazine's Ten Best New Chefs of 2009. Well, Portlander's might dispute the "new" part when it comes to the longtime cooker, but the "best," is a pretty safe adjective. Pomeroy, who co-owned and cooked for Portland's ripe catering and restaurant ...   More
Friday, April 3, 2009 KELLY CLARKE


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