Click. Off went the TV at 9:49pm. Enough. The unthinkable.
Looking down at the phone, there was a reminder: “PFA Welcome Email.”
Right after learning that Donald J. Trump had actually been elected to be president of the United States, there was still welcome email to our guests that needed to
The 51st Portland Food Adventure brought us to the opening night dinner of Coquine, Katy Millard’s highly anticipated French inspired restaurant, nestled at the end of SE Belmont and 69th. Chef Millard started the restaurant with her husband and partner Ksandek Podbielski, and
By Katie Acheff with a little addition from Chris Angelus
This episode of Portland Food Adventures brings us to a very special menu at Clyde Common, hosted by chef Carlo Lamagna. Even long time diners of Clyde Common were treated to entirely new courses, as Chef Carlo brought us a one-time menu
Portland Food Adventures kicked off mid-May at the warm and inviting Autentica, a gourmet Mexican restaurant right off Northeast Killingsworth. Headed by Chef Oswaldo Bibiano, we were treated to a seven-course menu full of bold and bright flavors, and paired beautifully with both wines and Mezcal
By Chris Angelus
We are living and eating at a time when there is practically a new restaurant or food-related business opening every single day in Portland. We have journalists devoted to those things, and bloggers and diners who flock to the food and chefs who are creating the next new thing.
Chef Benjamin Bettinger gives great PFA. We had already experienced this during our largest PFA ever, when Ben was the Executive Chef at Imperial, with Chef Vitaly Paley, where they served dished from their Iron Chef win a few years prior. We had been bopping Emails back and forth about doing
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