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Portland Area (OR)

Portland and its suburbs are full of great food, from epic donuts to high-end spots. Get the scoop on everything that's happening food-wise in the area: new restaurants, closings, favorite local spots, and more.

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

I love a good egg dish as much as the next guy, but waiting more than 45 minutes for brunch is when I’m tempted to just eat the granola bar I’ve stashed in my purse and call it done. Yes, brunch is...
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Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation. ...

Coming back to Portland for the 1st time in 2 years!

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by dockhl 2 months ago

My honey and I used to come to Portland at least 1X/year from CA and have eaten at MANY fabulous restaurants. In 2019 I retired and we move to CO....then, pandemic :( . So we have not been back for...

Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

Boyco Foods Buckwheat Honey @ Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

One of the most unique things tasted at the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market https://www.chowhound.com/post/briar-rose-creamery-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076078 , was the Buckwheat Honey...

Nikkei Bake Sale, Portland, Fri March 26, Noon to 3pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Put your sweet tooth toward a good cause this Friday, March 26. At the XLB at 4090 N Williams Ave, from noon to 3 p.m., dozens of Portland bakers are coming together for a massive fundraiser c...

12/2 Michael Solomonov: Virtual Chanukah Cooking Demonstration (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

"James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Please join the Bay Area and other Federation communities for an evening with Michael Solomonov, executive chef and co-owner of Zahav in Philadelphia. ...

Riot Ribs - Portland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Wondering if any Portland folks tried the food from Riot Ribs this month? https://twitter.com/riotribs

Kroger offers ‘thank you’ bonus after employees protest end of hazard pay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The United Food and Commercial Workers union Local 21, which organized Friday’s protests, responded in a statement that 'Kroger’s decision today shows that we can have an impact.' But they ...

Food 2 Go-Go: Drive-Thru Strip Club Serves Up Solution For Coronavirus Blues

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This club owner might deserve an entrepreneur of the year award. He's added a second service following a success with delivery service (originally names Boober Eats) https://www.chowhound.com/post/...

Communion Bakehouse | Sellwood - SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The absolutely best food I had in Portland was on the first day of my visit, Aug 21, 2019, at Communion Bakehouse. So much more praise dancing in my head to heap on this spot beyond my IG post of t...

Chameleon Restaurant is open for take-out

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My return to Portland in May has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis. But the city scene is still on my mind and I paid attention when I received a link to the take-out menu from Chameleon Re...

Portland's Boober Eats brings food and topless strippers to your door

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The home delivery service, in which a pair of scantily clad strippers will deliver hot food to your door, started as a joke Boulden posted on social media. When people began seriously inqui...

Gourmet Food for Train Trip

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by Budstone 1 year ago

looking at the Empire Builder train ride from Chicago to Seattle and would like ideas for really good gourmet food for the trip. Will be taking a collapsable cooler and dry ice. Can you sneak (like...

Cultural Appropriation

stevewi
by stevewi 4 years ago

There's a huge uproar here in Portland (and maybe elsewhere) about two white women who went to Mexico, became enamored with the local tortilla-making process, came back to the US and perfected thei...

Best Dungeness Crab Meal

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by honeybrook_99 1 year ago

Hi all- we will be visiting in early July- is fresh dungeness still available? Where is the best place to experience it? TIA.

Seattle and Portland

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by mboxermd 1 year ago

Three couples from New York traveling to Seattle - Portland and some of the coastal towns for seven nights. Trying to figure out the best way to fly in and out of the area - some great restaurants ...

Support Black-owned Restaurants Week, Aug 26 - Sept 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Meg Cotner's blog alerted me to the upcoming 6th annual Support Black-owned Restaurants Week for the Portland area. http://bridgetownbites.com/2019/08/13/support-black-owned-restaurants-week-is-ba...

Yucatecan restaurants in Portland

Mr Taster
by Mr Taster 2 years ago

Hello 'hounds I've begun freelancing for our local paper, The Oregonian. I did a deep dive into our city's Yucatecan community, and my story published online yesterday. Let me know what you ...

Pastrami Zombie @ Sammich | SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

For my first time at Sammich, I ordered the signature sandwich, Pastrami Zombie, made famous at its cart of the same name. I'd been unaware of the owner's Chicago roots, that became apparent with t...