Post Tagged with: "Food"

How Clean is That Portland Restaurant?

January 19, 2009 at 3:23 pm Food, Portland

In the past month I’ve had the unfortunate luck of getting sick after eating at a local restaurant (Bangkok Restaurant).  As I was feeling quite under the weather I spent some time searching the Internet for some site or resource that could have clued me in to the less than clean kitchen that my meal […]

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Slaying The Green Dragon

November 13, 2008 at 5:49 pm Beer, Books, Food, Interview

Recently there’s been a lot of talk about restaurants closing due to a dramatic drop in business (including the sad news that one of my favorite Portland restaurants Kalga Kafe closed). This week we received news of an entirely different sort: The Green Dragon, an extremely popular watering hole for Portland’s tech set, and the […]

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Vote With Your Dollars

October 29, 2008 at 4:36 pm Politics, Portland

With the presidential election looming most people are myopically focused on voting for president, but the second most important vote you can make right now is with your dollars. Times are tough and not all businesses are going to survive this recession. Already this month three notable eateries have announced that they are shuttering their […]

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Nutshell Restaurant in Portland is Screwed

September 1, 2008 at 1:27 pm Food, Vegan

The restaurant started out of a simple proposition – create a unique place which served gourmet food that used fresh local and natural ingredients and didn’t have any animal products. The words VEGAN weren’t plastered across the sign or on the menu. The food was just Vegan by nature. The restaurant had its roots in […]

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Laughing Planet – Good Solid Eats

August 13, 2008 at 1:05 pm Food

I met my friend David Walker today at Laughing Planet on Belmont for lunch. I’ve been to the restaurant many times but today as we were finishing up our lunch it struck me how much I enjoy eating there and just how consistently dependable it is. What makes Laughing Planet works so well is that […]

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