This episode of Portland Food Adventures brings us to Roman Candle, run by Ava Gene’s Chef Joshua McFadden, and tonight featuring special Seattle based chef Ethan Stowell in a Seattle/Portland mashup to be remembered. Chef Stowell is reknown in the food community with several James Beard awards and
By Chris Angelus (and a couple of the photos)
Photography by Katie Acheff
The PFA at Tasty N Sons on a cool Portland Autumn night was particularly special to me. First of all, as the third PFA at one of John Gorham’s restaurants, I knew that he and his crew go to extreme measures to create an
Portland Food Adventures started its 5th year with dinner at Adam and Jackie Sappington’s Country Cat, in their private dining spot – the Calico Room. Country Cat has become a staple of the east Mount Tabor neighborhood, and is often busy for both brunch and dinner services. We were started out
This episode of Portland Food Adventures brought us to the latest hot spot in Southeast Portland, Bonnie and Israel Morales’ new Russian restaurant, Kachka. After cocktails in the main dining hall we were brought into a private dining room, where there were tons of small plates (or Zakuski) laid
The day prior, I had stopped into Bar Cañete, passing by it by chance, but recognizing it from the list of must-visit restaurants Chef Jose Chesa of Ataula in Portland had given me. I had
There’s nothing quite like La Boqueria that I have ever experienced. Unlike the wonderful Portland Farmers Market, this market goes on 7 days a week. It’s covered, and it’s got a wonderful mix of vendors and restaurants. While I had dined at Pinotxo the day before at the front of the market, in the
Monday would be our first full day in Barcelona. We decided to go see the Boqueria, which was off of Las Ramblas—about a 15 minute walk. Walking in markets together, unless you are holding hands as a couple, is kind of a tough go. So, I suggested we both go our separate ways and meet back in an
In December of 2013, I brought up the idea of a little international adventure in the Spring with my son. He will have accumulated three weeks of vacation time during his first year of post-university employment, and I thought it would be fun to take a little trip together, especially since this
Here are two blogs that do a great job of describing and showcasing our fantastic PFA with Eater PDX’s Chef of the Year for 2013, Jose Chesa at Atuala. This was a fun party for all—even the folks at Ataula.
First from Sara and Salt.Water.Coffee. I think Sara is one of the best food bloggers in
By Katie Acheff
Portland Food Adventures kicked off its 2014 season at Irving Street Kitchen, featuring a special menu by Chef Sarah Schafer. We were started out with hors d’oeuvres including fried oysters and a unique beer and whiskey cocktail.
Irving Street Kitchen is located right in the