Oregon

Roadkill

Roadkill: It's What's for Dinner (in Oregon)

Good news, Oregonians! You now have a new source for free-range, grass-fed, organic meat.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.25.17
Booze

You Can Now Drink Kombucha Fernet Thanks to Lindsay Lohan

How LiLo inspired one company to turn its health drink into hooch.
Natalie B. Compton
6.19.17
politics

Lawmakers Want to Impose a Coffee Tax

The U.S. fought tooth and nail against the British empire over a tea tax 250 years ago. Who knows what lengths Americans will go to fight a coffee tax in 2017.
Gigen Mammoser
2.13.17
Portland

Why Portland’s Best Thai Fried Chicken Comes with Bread

The flavor of this tiny restaurant's glorious, rice flour-battered fried chicken is maximized with a thick, sweet, and salty coconut curry dipping sauce.
Javier Cabral
2.1.17
Portland

How This Chef Made Portland Go Crazy for 'Herring Under a Fur Coat'

At her restaurant in Portland, Oregon, Kachka, this Belarusian-American chef is using this dish to prove how delicious the cuisines of the former Soviet Republic can be.
Javier Cabral
1.27.17
beer

This Tiny Oregon Brewery Is Making Rustic Beer with Fruit and Nuts

The founder treats trees as if they were different hop varieties. His Sebastian Rhubarb ale, for example, is a full-bodied, “basement-y” saison brewed with Douglas fir needles from his farm and heirloom rhubarb.
Javier Cabral
1.26.17
Cheese

How I Accidentally Became an Award-Winning Cheesemaker

Our cave-aged blue cheese is wrapped in pear brandy-soaked grape leaves and tastes like cured bacon, milk chocolate, vanilla, and truffles all at the same time.
David Gremmels
1.12.17
wine

You Don’t Need to Speak Wine to Read These Labels

Figuratively speaking, it's as if this winery hired someone like Georgia O'Keeffe or Jackson Pollock to visually represent a wine’s acidity, texture, and tannins on its labels. In short, it is synesthesia for winos.
Javier Cabral
1.10.17
wine

I Escaped An Alcohol-Free Iran to Make Wine In Oregon

In Persian literature, there is no subject covered as much as wine. Not just the taste and flavor of wine, but the spirit of wine. My winery in Oregon celebrates this.
Moe Momtazi
12.17.16
Portland

These Tips Will Help You Quit Your Day Job and Start a Small Food Business

We reached out to Michael Madigan of KitchenCru in Portland, Oregon to find out. In short, be prepared to work harder than you’ve ever worked before.
Javier Cabral
12.15.16
Pizza

Why I Stopped Baking My Pizzas In Wood-Burning Ovens

After working with wood ovens since the early 90s, I asked myself: How much land is being cleared because of our foodservice demand for wood?
Alan Maniscalco
12.14.16
coffee

The Life and Death of Portland’s Bike-Powered Coffee Roaster

Portland is known for bikes, coffee, and hipsters. If you put those three things together, you get a charm-oozing café fueled by a bicycle-powered, wood-fired coffee roaster.
Jack Rushall
12.13.16