I arrived in this weird Pacific Northwest city back in the early 2000s, settling into a house in Portland’s then-undesirable Northeast neighborhood. I remember being pretty dismayed with the food options in the area, venturing out one night, determined to find a great restaurant nearby. Thankfully, I stumbled upon a dimly lit corner spot on Fremont Avenue, where the menu at Acadia pulled me in, full of seafood and Cajun spices, and I stayed for both dinner and dessert.
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Longtime advocate chef José Andrés is steamed over the delay in revision of school food legislation. The Spanish-born chef spoke with the Chicago Tribune recently regarding the recent Congress heel-dragging over changes to the Child Nutrition Act. Andrés, who resides in D.C., has been an outspoken proponent of the revised legislation, along with a number […]
Even as I prep for my adventure to the extravagant Aspen Food & Wine Classic this weekend, I’m still focused on the current recession and the depressing state of the economy. Job growth slowly inches up, home sales are slowly increasing, people might actually start eating out again. Your neighbors are still struggling, though. Food […]