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DeNicola's Traditional Italian Food Fills a Void in Portland Cuisine

The southeast Portland mainstay offers Italian comfort food that's truly authentic. Portland likes to consider itself a foodie paradise. There's no shortage of restaurants offering fusions and fancy modern takes on classic recipes. But sometimes, you just want comfort food. If you're longing for a good, traditional, authentic Italian meal, look no farther than DeNicola's in southeatst Portland.
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Vitaly Paley Says Trying to Reopen His Downtown Restaurants Was a Fiasco

“And then, of course, the issue of homeless [people] that would walk up to people sitting, eating outside, and snatch food off their plates. It was heartbreaking.”. This weekend, Portland leaders are holding a reopening festival downtown. Acclaimed restaurateur Vitaly Paley can’t imagine returning. Paley, the Ukrainian chef who redefined...
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Portland, ORpdxmonthly.com

The 8 Most Mouthwatering Nachos to Try in Portland

Social life is back (at least for now?) and along with that comes one of our favorite snacks for sharing with friends: nachos. They’re best eaten on the spot rather than in a to-go container, and go down great with beers or cocktails. In our fair city, you’ll find classic bar nachos with add-ons like melted shredded cheese, beans, jalapeños, and sour cream, as well as more unusual toppings like Kay's Bar's mole with chicken tinga, Grind Wit Tryz's ahi poke, Nacheaux's fried crawfish, and Expatriate's lemongrass ground beef. And nachos aren’t just for omnivores—there are some excellent vegan nachos out there, too. Read on for our top picks.
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Papa Murphy’s helping local charity to fight hunger

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Your family’s next pizza night could help fight hunger — not just in your household, but across the Pacific Northwest as well. Popular take-and-bake chain Papa Murphy’s is partnering with a local non-profit to help raise vital funds. Lydia Massaad, the founder of Our Giving Table, joined AM Extra to tell us about their summer partnership with the pizza shop.
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Portland's Steeplejack Brewing plans taproom in Hillsboro

Steeplejack Brewing Co. announces plans for Hillsboro location days before its first brewery opens in Portland.Ahead of the opening of its flagship location in Portland, Steeplejack Brewing Co. has announced it will open a second brewery in Hillsboro. When it's fully built, Steeplejack Brewing West will be a family-friendly taproom, beergarden, canning line and restaurant in a 17,000-square-foot warehouse just north of Highway 26 at 5834 N.E. Pinefarm Court. The New School brewing blog first reported the story earlier this month. On July 31, Steeplejack owners Brody Day and Dustin Harder plan to hold a grand opening of their first...
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Public Coast Brewing Farm is now Open on the Oregon Coast

Cannon Beach, Oregon’s Public Coast Brewing has opened the Public Coast Farm in Banks, OR for farm fresh fruits, local preserves, u-pick berries, and of course their own craft beers. This Saturday the farm will kick off the fact that they are now open to the public with an event based around their signature fruit - Blueberries.
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Afuri Ramen brings taste of Tokyo to Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Ramen is at the heart of Japanese culture but the traditional dish is far from the instant noodles Americans are so familiar with. Afuri Ramen started in Japan in 2001. After becoming one of the most acclaimed ramen chains in Tokyo, its founder decided to open another location in the U.S. in 2016 and chose Portland. But it wasn’t Portland’s reputation as a foodie town that attracted Afuri Ramen — it was its drinking water.
Vancouver, WAColumbian

Stay chill with frozen treats at Vancouver eateries

The hot summer sun creates the perfect conditions for playing with food. Rapidly licking scoops of ice cream or spooning shaved pieces of flavored ice before they melt are fun ways to beat the heat. You can find various flavors and textures of frozen treats throughout Vancouver, some in unexpected places.
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SubTerra reopens under new ownership

Popular Newberg restaurant has a new look as it welcomes back customers after long absence. In the lower level of a small office building at 1505 Portland Road, activity has picked up in recent weeks. Workers completed the finishing touches on renovations, food was delivered and increased foot traffic have led to an important moment on July 20: SubTerra is open once again.
Woodburn, ORPosted by
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Fleshing out the Metropolis

Several new eateries and more expected have Woodburn's Metropolis hopping; open house slated for new diner, bistro bar. If you are in Woodburn with a group of people who are ready to eat -- but not everyone's in agreement about the type of restaurant -- chances are that problem can be solved downtown at the Metropolis.
Portland, ORpdxfoodpress.com

EVERGREENs Opens Lloyd District Location With Special Fundraising Hour

100% of all sales between 11-12 will be donated to charity partner Transition Projects to celebrate opening day. PORTLAND, Ore. (July 21, 2021) – EVERGREENs, the fast casual salad restaurant serving made-to-order, chef-inspired salads, wraps, and grain bowls, celebrates the grand reopening of its Lloyd District location with a special fundraising hour from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Monday, July 26th. There will be a big giveaway for the 100th customer that day, and more surprises in store. It’s also your last chance to try EVERGREENs charity salad designed by two-time James Beard winning chef Gabriel Rucker, of Le Pigeon and Canard (concludes on Tuesday, July 27th). The funds will benefit local community partner Transition Projects in Portland. EVERGREENs’ supports non-profit organizations that provide resources for those experiencing food and housing insecurity or transitioning from hardship into a stable job opportunity. For over 50 years, Transition Projects has delivered life-saving and life-changing assistance to some of Portland’s most vulnerable residents.
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Reel M Inn ‘crushed’ when pandemic relief didn’t come

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Reel M Inn is one of the most iconic dive bars in Portland, known for its fried chicken and welcoming atmosphere. But that remains in jeopardy as owner Carey Briggs tries to recover from the pandemic. Briggs, who began as a bartender at the Reel...
Portland, ORpdxfoodpress.com

Grace Cafe Opens Friday, July 23rd

Chef and co-owner Brian Han and partner BJ Smith open Grace Cafe, by day a health-forward cafe and by night a gathering place exploring Han’s Korean roots. PORTLAND, Ore. (July 21, 2021) – Grace Cafe officially opens on Friday, July 23rd. The first restaurant from chef and co-owner Brian Han, Grace Cafe presents surprising combinations, techniques and influences that combine to form a creative and health-forward menu, open day to night. Grace is inspired by the idea of daily ritual, coming together and breaking bread. By day, Grace Cafe is a health-forward cafe, featuring a menu of healthy bowls, smoothies, and juices. By night, the cafe shifts to a menu centered around Korean banchan with accessible dining options, and an imaginative cocktail program. Through the menu at Grace Cafe, Han explores his own Korean heritage through food. The menu is a tapestry of years spent in fine dining, growing up amidst the rise of California cuisine, his Korean roots – a life’s story on a plate.
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Dine On A Top Chef Level Meal At Soter Vineyards In Carlton, Oregon

This year, Oregon was launched into the national culinary scene in a big way. “Top Chef Portland” aired on Bravo TV this spring, and featured two Oregon chefs: Gabriel Pascuzzi, chef and owner of the Portland restaurants Mama Bird and Stacked Sandwich Shop, and Sara Hauman, who leads the culinary program at Soter Vineyards, creating some of the most innovative and delicious fare in the Willamette Valley. While neither of these Oregon-based cheftestants took the coveted title, simply competing in this competition was a huge honor; and in fact, since the season aired, Soter Vineyards has been receiving record-level reservations, as folks are eager to dine on a Top Chef level meal created by Chef Sara.