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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Portland's Ham Bar Hamlet is a Destination for Pork Worshippers

Cathy Whims and Ryan Magarian hold a master class on ham, sherry, and cocktails.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 08/24/2015
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Vitaly Paley Perfects the Cuisine of Old Russia at DaNet

Portland's veteran chef reclaims the lost culinary world of his childhood—and creates one of the year's most dynamic dining experiences.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/20/2015
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Rise of Portland's Iconoclastic Asian Cuisine

The city's new wave of Asian-inspired cooking is punk rock, adventurous, and delicious.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 05/26/2015
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Home at Last, Holdfast Blends Comfort and Avant Cuisine

The brick-and-mortar restaurant from former pop-up king Will Preisch plays the perfect stage for his modernist experiments.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/27/2015
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Barbecue at People's Pig Will Leave You in Hog Heaven

Holy smokes! After perfecting sandwiches, the former food cart is writing its own rules for bombastic barbecue.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/02/2015
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BEST RESTAURANTS 2014

Portland Monthly's Restaurant of the Year 2014: Langbaan

Langbaan blends the personal and the audacious into a downright addictive mash-up of Portland and Thailand.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 10/06/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Davenport's Food Nerd Paradise

At Davenport, two shy dudes geek out on pristine ingredients, insider wines, and the coolest glasses on the planet.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 09/26/2014
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REVIEW

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Måurice

Kristen Murray's pastry magic and quirky charm earn her little restaurant a spot on our daily list of cravings.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 09/02/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Charting the Rise of Portland's Hottest UnRestaurants

In back rooms, on off nights, and behind borrowed counters, forward-thinking chefs are redefining dinner in Portland.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/01/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Bollywood Theater's Spicy Sequel in Southeast

The new Division Street outpost of Troy MacLarty's Indian street food hub offers bright spices and international supplies in a cinematic setting.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 05/01/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Secret to Ataula's Spanish-Accented Success

At tapas house Ataula, Barcelona-born Jose Chesa masters a rare ingredient in modernist cuisine: comfort.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/01/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Mideast Muddle at Levant

Scott Snyder's “French-Arabesque” hot spot on East Burnside needs flavor talks and concept negotiations.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 02/03/2014
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ROUNDUP

Ten Things to Devour in 2014

Welcome to Portland's hunger games! Follow this guide to the city's most promising plates, and there will be no sacrificing flavor in the new year.

  • By Karen Brooks and Stuart Mullenberg
  • Published 01/02/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Holdfast Dining's One-Man Show

With just 10 stools and a rented kitchen, Will Preisch presents a pop-up vision of high-end eating: casual, personal, and thrilling.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 10/01/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Courtney Sproule, Party Girl

At Din Din, the food is French, the music rocks, and fun is the most important ingredient in the house.

  • By Karen Brooks and Stuart Mullenberg
  • Published 09/03/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

The Next Generation of Portland Food Carts

Meet the culinary missionaries at Picnic, Tiffin Asha, the Cheese Plate PDX, and Olé Latte serving up a new wave of cart cuisine.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 08/01/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Modern Art

At Castagna, Justin Woodward is sending local food in a fresh direction—restrained, delicate, and dressed to kill.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 07/01/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

There Will Be Blood

Eric Bechard's new restaurant, the Kingdom of Roosevelt, is unapologetically wild.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 06/03/2013
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REVIEW

The People's Pig Wild Boar Sandwich

Cliff Allen's tiny, streetside meat cave fires up the art of eating between slices of homemade bread.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 05/01/2013
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Italy, Rocking

With his new restaurant, Ava Gene’s, Duane Sorenson gives indie dining an Old World polish.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 03/15/2013
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