August 23, 2012
For these food impresarios, grocery shopping isn’t just business. It’s personal.
Fifteen local condiments and goodies for your cupboard
Portland screams for ice cream . . . in ever-odder flavors, it would seem, given the wild scoops local artisans are swirling together.
Try to pick the true licks from the fakes.
All good carnivores should know where to get their fix—and how to fix it.
Mexican cuisine is soaring in popularity. So where can we find the finest and freshest ingredients?
Local culinary enthusiasts seeking outstanding oysters would do well to follow our expert explorers.
Take a tour of the local spice trade with salty sage Mark Bitterman.
Portlanders have a serious sweet tooth. Cheese Bar boss Steve Jones points out classy confections.
Our reverence for artisan bakery bounty borders on the fanatical.
A cracker is downright useless without a gob of Gouda or a bite of Bleu. Pacific Northwest Cheese Project founder Tami Parr takes us a-whey!
Food editor Karen Brooks’s new book charts the rise of America’s most original food destination.
We've wrangled all of the local shops where you can find the ingredients for your own culinary conquests.