News To Chew

Pok Pok to Open Fifth Location, Pine Street Market Shuffles, Plus More PDX Food News

… including Renata’s new sister café, BJ Smith’s Top Chef elimination, and Marukin Ramen’s expanded menu.

12/27/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

News To Chew

Honky Tonk Closes, Blue Star Opens a Pizza Chain, Plus More PDX Food News

… including the Bagelworks explosion, celeb chef Chris Cosentino’s new hotel restaurant, and Smokehouse Tavern’s Top Chef run.

10/25/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

News to Chew

Doug Adams to Open Hotel Restaurant, Celeb Chef Chris Cosentino Expands to Portland, Plus More PDX Food News

…including OPB’s new food podcast, a Vancouver project from a Ken’s Pizza alum, and a move across the river for Bar Avignon’s Eric Joppie.

09/23/2016 By Arlo Voorhees

INTERVIEW

The Top Chef Exit Interview: Gregory Gourdet

After a roller coaster season, the Top Chef runner-up talks training, adrenaline rushes, and his next steps.

02/12/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

Q & A

The Top Chef Exit Interview: Doug Adams

The Top Chef bronze medalist talks strategy, romance, and reaching the breaking point on Bravo’s hit television show.

02/09/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 14

Adams out for good; Gourdet headed to finale

02/05/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

MOVERS & SHAKERS

The Perfect Party: February 2015

A made-up mash-up of the month's most fascinating people, from Portland's Top Chef challengers to the author sometimes known as Lemony Snicket

02/02/2015 Illustrations by Matty Newton

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 13

Adams comes back from the brink to crush the competition.

01/29/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 12

Gourdet narrowly slips into the finale; Adams in limbo.

01/22/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 11

Gourdet hangs on with help from his sister; Adams slotted for a comeback.

01/15/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 10

In an ode to Julia Child, Imperial's Doug Adams is eliminated (for now).

01/08/2015 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 9

Gourdet and Adams pull through this week’s challenges: football stars and dead poets.

12/18/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 8

Adams takes the gold for two consecutive episodes with Gourdet trailing close behind.

12/11/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 7

Adams crushes the competition with a steady hand; Gourdet trapped on the bottom for the second time this season.

12/04/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 6

Water fowled: Gourdet plummets to the bottom while Adams takes the lead.

11/20/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 5

Gourdet continues his winning streak, Adams performs admirably, and everyone’s least favorite cheftestant is eliminated.

11/13/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 4

Against all odds, Gourdet lands on top yet again, with Adams trailing behind.

11/06/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 3

Gourdet brings it home for his third straight win.

10/30/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 2

In a battle of personalities, another win for Gourdet; good show from Adams

10/23/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

HOMETOWN PRIDE

Top Chef Recap: Episode 1

After a shaky start, Gourdet and Adams land on top.

10/16/2014 By Benjamin Tepler