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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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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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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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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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Johanna Ware: Smallwares Chef

I have yet to have a conversation with Johanna Ware where I don’t see her chef wheels turning as we speak. It’s as though she is permanently wired to her love of creating amazing dishes in her kitchen. Two years ago, Ware opened Smallwares and for all intents and purposes, to this day she hasn’t […]

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