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Circa 33

Going Back in Time for the New Year written by Tanis Logan-Morris | photographed by Tim Sugden After an evening out at Circa 33, I abandoned my original New Year’s plans because what I felt needed to happen was me, dressed as a flapper, going out to this Prohibition Era bar with some fabulous flapper […]

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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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Piknik Park Opens

A new food cart pod opens in Sellwood, called PIKNIK PARK, located at SE 11th& Tacoma next to New Season’s market. They have 8 Food Carts and a Beer Garden, with both covered seating and open seating under big shady trees. The Grand Opening is Oct. 9-10-11 with free tastings. Vendors: Frank & Stein– Local Craft Beer, […]

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Wendy Collie – Grocery CEO

Using The Power Of Business For Good New Seasons Market CEO Wendy Collie is a woman who wears many hats. Originally from Los Angeles, she’s been in Portland for 4 years—and started with New Seasons Market in January 2013. With plans to open 1-2 stores a year, Collie says the company is thoughtful and sustainable about […]

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Dave Pendleton – Restaurant Guy

A restaurant man thru and thru. Oregon’s oldest craft brewery, Bridgeport Brewing Company, saw an enormous opportunity and seized it—or more accurately, fermented it. As a result, Portland’s first micro-brew, Columbia River Brewery, as it was originally named, opened its doors in 1984. Bridgeport noticed that, much like beer drinkers today, people wanted better beer […]

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David Yudkin – Soda Maker

From Hotlips to Your Lips A trip to the Portland Farmers Market was all it took for David Yudkin, co-owner of Hotlips, to realize that retailers use organic ingredients to make pizza, yet still sell soda from other brands with artificial flavoring. With an extensive background in the food and drink industry, Yudkin applied his […]

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Jeff Bergadine – Condiment maker

Revamping an All-American Recipe Slathering on some all-American ketchup is a must when eating burgers and fries. However, most people don’t realize their household favorite is probably made of genetically-modified tomatoes along with big doses of salt and sugar. Portland-based Jeff Bergadine made it a mission to make this classic condiment healthier while maintaining the […]

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Ben  Jacobsen – Salt Maker

A Man Worth His Salt When it comes to enjoying a great meal many of us have no problem pulling up a seat to do so. But how often do we realize how much of an impact some of the simplest ingredients have on our completed dish? Ben Jacobsen, owner of the Jacobsen Salt Company, […]

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