Beer Week starts in Portland today — bringing beer brewers, beer drinkers and beer aficionados from far and wide.
Among … Continue Reading
Whole Foods grocery stores have often been called Whole Paycheck because of high prices. But now Whole Foods is partnering with a Portland woman who brings affordable, nutritious food to what are called food deserts; parts of any city not … Continue Reading
This just in! PRP is critically examining the latest ice cream innovation, in this case a new cocktail-inspired line up of treats from Salt and Straw. We consider it our Tasty Thursday duty.
Wanted: Ice Cream Taste Testers
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PRP.FM now has an official food cart correspondent: author Steven Shomler, who recently published his first book, “Portland Food Cart Stories.”
Now, on Tasty Thursdays, Steven will pop into the PRP.FM studio with the latest food cart news … Continue Reading
Portland’s Best Pilsners According to the Ghost of a Dead Beer Sommelier
Hitting 70 degrees last week for the first time since late last summer, Portland’s population doubled overnight as hordes of jort-sportin’, mayonnaise-skin-flaunting, locals filled all available outside seats … Continue Reading
Winter is the season to stay toasty — so raise your glass to this offer from eight Carlton, Oregon establishments, inviting you to experience Carlton Winter Wine Tasting and Bites, a wine-filled tour of six tasting rooms. Choose one
Mmmm. A mildly deceptive nose, given the fruit notes that follow, with layers of oak, then a delightful and lingering finish. Sounds like somebody’s been wine tasting. Nope. Beer and whiskey tasting. The line between the two grows less distinct … Continue Reading
Crab fishermen are bringing their pots to port along the Oregon Coast starting this morning, as a delayed crab season finally gets underway. Until now, the fresh crab you could buy at grocery stores (if you could afford it) was … Continue Reading
Sure. Creating, chopping, slicing, dicing, plating, serving, tasting, planning, baking, pickling, sweating, shouting, talking, strategizing…. all those “ing” things. Sleeping is probably not among them. Dropping by the newly updated Bakery Bar to what now is Kerns Kitchen in NE … Continue Reading
Would you be more polite if your restaurant offered a courtesy discount? A cafe on the French Riviera is training customers to ask nicely, by giving them a discount for mannerly ordering.
For example, if you say, “Un café,” you’ll … Continue Reading
Every holiday chefs everywhere strive for the perfect pie crust: flaky, tender, tasty. NOT tooth-crackingly tough and flavorless. Over Thanksgiving, Rebecca experimented with the relatively new theory from Cook’s Illustrated, which claims a certain surprise ingredient makes all the difference. … Continue Reading
The Environmental Working Group is out with a Holiday Healthy Food Guide. It emphasizes choosing food relatively free of added chemicals, and avoiding potentially toxic chemicals in cookware (like Teflon), storing and reheating leftovers safely.
Here’s the EWG list.
Do you order a summer produce basket? It’s so Portland: local and organic. Just ask Circle of Friends Farm.
Austin Moline, gentleman farmer, captured the kohlrabi moment:
Portland, long known for out-of-the-box eats, now has out-of-the-dumpling snacks making a splash. Eat Street – the Cooking Channel’s nod to curbside cuisine – will feature The Dump Truck, Portland’s dumpling cart, on Thursday.
Co-owners Julia Filip and … Continue Reading
The smell of BBQ keeps wafting through the air here at the Waterfront Blues Festival. It speaks to us. Resistance is futile. If you’re looking for Sean Marten, it’s a safe bet he’s over at the Deschutes Brewery … Continue Reading
Get ready for mouths to water as the historic Hollywood Theatre joins forces with the International Pancake Film Festival (IPFF) to host an unforgettable night of film shorts dedicated to the beloved breakfast food. Admission includes a short stack. It’s … Continue Reading