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Frankie's

Frankies A Perfect Fit in PDX

Big Apple big shots Frank Falcinelli and Frank Castronovo plan PDX location

05/21/2010 By Eat Beat Team

sandwiches

Your Lunch as a Horoscope

Study links sandwich preference to personality type

05/18/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Beast

Chef Pomeroy to be in Newsweek

Our own punk rock version of Alice Waters continues to represent

05/13/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Piggin it

The Greatest Piggy Party on Earth

Cochon 555 comes to Portland for an all-out pork orgy, and a local chocolatier gives you a chance to win tickets.

05/13/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Andina Benefit

Andina Dinner for Rural Peru

Great food and a great cause.

05/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

beardsportland

Portland Loveless at Beard Awards

Top Northwest honors go to Chef Jason Wilson of Seattle’s Crush

05/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

bistro

Bistro Concept Coming to West End

Former McCormick’s Chef Bill King plants his flag in the Indigo building.

05/03/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Beard Award

James Beard Chef Awards Tonight

Can’t make it to New York? Nostrana will live-stream the foodie Oscars from 6pm.

05/03/2010 By Eat Beat Team

brunch

Portlands Best Alternative Brunches

For those like me who hate to wait

05/02/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Literary Foodie Heaven

Culinary Book Fair

Interview with local food author, Ellen Jackson

04/20/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Lightner

Castagna’s Lightner Makes Food and Wine List

The 29-year-old prodigy is named to the nation’s most elite list of up-and-comers.

04/06/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Wilson

Barista Opens Second Location

Reigning NW barista champ Billy Wilson debuts location number two on NE Alberta St.

04/05/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Beard Award

Beard Finalists Announced

Portland Chefs Dominate the NW Best Category

03/22/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Pop-up Restaurants

A New Model for Portland Eateries?

Pop-up retail is hot. What about pop-up restaurants?

03/04/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Books for Hungry Minds

Newish Book Great Overview of Contemporary Cuisine

Global gastro compendium of top chefs includes Portland’s Tommy Habetz

02/28/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Coffee Wars

Portland Robs Seattle’s Coffee Crown

Your bigger, richer, and your buildings are taller. But our coffee is better

02/26/2010 By Eat Beat Team

James Beard

PDX Restaurants Receive 12 Beard Nominations

Pomeroy, Whims, Rucker, Ricker, Lightner, Higgins, Bibiano, Lewis, Gorham

02/18/2010 By Eat Beat Team

goat

A Feast of Goat at Metrovino

Because goat will be the new pork

02/09/2010 By Eat Beat Team

Extracto

Second Extracto Location Opens

The locally adored cafe and roasting company unveils new digs

02/08/2010 By Eat Beat Team