Bret Anthony Johnston’s outward appearance oozes fiction writer. You see his thick-rimmed glasses and often solemn photos and you think, Yup, this is what they’re all like. But Johnston (whose name sounds a little like a member of a boy band, doesn’t it?) is so much more than the scarf-wearing stereotype you might associate with the typical writer.
It took everything I had not to devour the plate of octopus-shaped chocolate-covered cake bites when I first walked in to Monday night’s Foodportunity. With favorite Portland restaurants like Beaker & Flask, St. Jack, Serratto, and Lincoln, I had only paused for a small, early lunch in preparation of the plethora of dishes I knew […]