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FuLai Wong

Olympain of Chinese Food written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Tim Sugden Most mornings, FuLai Wong can be found in the seafood markets of the Jade District, hand-picking live lobsters. As the executive chef of Wong’s King Seafood — a banquet-style eatery named one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. by […]

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Chef Sunny Jin

Cooking With the Community He is a world traveler, an artist, and even a fly-fisherman, yet none of these things are actually on his resume. The multi-talented man is Chef Sunny Jin and he is the Executive Chef at JORY Restaurant at the Allison Inn and Spa.  The 37-year-old started working there six years ago […]

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Mark’s on The Channel

Undiscovered Delight Discovering one of the most inviting restaurant locations doesn’t happen every day. In a town of widely publicized hot spots, it’s both unexpected and unusual to stumble upon an “undiscovered” Oregon location like Mark’s on The Channel. This glowing gem, a mere 15ish minutes north of Portland on the west side of the […]

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Fuel Café

Make Your Belly Smile Open Daily, the Fuel Café (1452 NE Alberta St.) sits on the corner of Alberta revving guests with jugs of coffee and breakfasts. The owner Kevin, might be one of the last survivors from days gone by on Alberta. He grew up in this “when times were tough” neighborhood and has […]

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Pink Rose

Pink Rose Brings a Bit of Portland to the Pearl You step off the streetcar on the intersection of 13th and Lovejoy. On a summer night, you might hear live music playing from the corner, emanating from just beyond a steel sign with the words “Pink Rose” cut out. A few steps west on 13th […]

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Allium Bistro

“I get to spend my summer days outside. I’m cooking right there among everyone, talking to the other chefs and to the attendees. And everyone is learning about their food and each other.” I am at the Allium Bistro sipping coffee across from Chef Pascal Chureau and asking him questions about the growing legend of the […]

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Brazil Grill

Brazil Grill Is Your Happy Place Food has a way of bringing people together. Brazil Grill knows this to be true as well as anyone. Before its opening in 2006, Henrique Konzen knew he wanted his new Churrascaria restaurant to be authentically Brazilian. When he searched South Brazil for chefs trained in the traditional Churrasco […]

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Bone Broth Bar

FIRST DEDICATED BONE BROTH BAR TO OPEN IN PORTLAND, OREGON\ Traditional foods chef, educator, bone broth expert, and founder of Salt, Fire & Time, Tressa Yellig, will open Broth Bar in June    This year may have been declared “the year of bone broth” by the TODAY show, but Tressa Yellig, founder Salt, Fire and […]

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