Category Archives: professional/celebrity

Oven & Shaker

Yesterday me and couple of my friends went to Oven & Shaker for happy hour, this new pizza spot is a partnership between¬†Cathy Whims of Nostrana and a well known Northwest bartender Ryan Magarian. It is located at the foot … Continue reading

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Meat Fix pt2: Le Pigeon

Last night was the second installment on my birthday crusade for ¬†amazing meat… and most of all foie gras! Le Pigeon is truly one of Portland’s hallmark restaurants, and the line up last night was nothing short of extraordinary! I … Continue reading

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Naomi Wins Cochon 555

Ok… so Cochon 555 is a nation wide competition with the goal of supporting sustainable agriculture, and is focused on heritage pig breeds and snout to tail cooking, it is truly an event for the pork fetishist, and the country’s … Continue reading

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Beast Does Beer Pairings

Next Tuesday on the 6th Beast will be having its first ever beer pairing dinner! It will be the usual six courses, but this time the pairing will be beer from around the world provided by Point Blank Distribution. There … Continue reading

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James Beard 2012

This morning the list for the 2012 James Beard Foundation semifinalists was announced, and as you may suspect it is laden with Oregon chefs and restaurants! The list includes Vitaly Paley of Paley’s Place as outstanding chef, Ken Forkish from … Continue reading

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Beast Set To Move

Iconic Portland chef Naomi Pomeroy will not be renewing the lease at Beast’s current NE 30th location which ends in August. The rumors from Portland Monthly say that with the move will come some other changes. The famous 6 course … Continue reading

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1890’s Alive In Portland

On the last episode of Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein redid the awesome “dream of the 90’s” song from season one. This time however it is the dream of the 1890’s that is alive in Portland! In this skit … Continue reading

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