Archive | July, 2014

Other Portland Eats from 2014 Trip

25 Jul

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So to conclude this short run of posts from my 2014 trip to Portland and the Willamette Valley, this is a quick roundup of other notable eats. We tried to get into Ox, the hottest restaurant in PDX these days. We got to the Argentinian meat palace about 15 minutes after it opened for dinner. They told us it would be a 3.5 hour wait for our party of 4. So that review is going to have to wait a few years.

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Lardo – Portland – A Best Sandwich Candidate

24 Jul

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On my first trip to PDX, I fell in love with Bunk Sandwiches, so I told my companions for this trip that we had to go there. We didn’t make it. Because we first ran into Lardo.

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Pok Pok – Portland – Fish Sauce Wings Will Be Your New Addiction

22 Jul

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No Fooddouche trip to PDX would be complete without a visit to its most famous restaurant of the last few years, Pok Pok. Pok Pok is another example of an emerging genre: white guys making Asian food. So Asian food is the new jazz. Andy Ricker is said white guy, and he is churning out the best Thai food I’ve had.

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Jongewaard’s Bake n Broil — It’s Peach Pie Season!

22 Jul

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[* this is a quick break from the PDX coverage that was supposed to end a month ago. I’ll be back to procrastinate on the PDX posts soon.]

Hey, it’s peach season! And what better way to celebrate the middle of stone fruit season than with a fresh peach pie. One of the best examples around is in Long Beach at local favorite, Jongewaard’s Bake n Broil (JBB).

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