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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Oh, New York. Always with the outstanding events…and this weekend is no different. Starting on Saturday, in support of upcoming chefs at the French Culinary Institute, the New York Culinary Experience will launch its third annual, weekend-long culinary camp. This two-day cooking extravaganza, touted as an incomparable fantasy food camp, will offer interactive cooking classes […]
According to the Oregonian this week, local food school Western Culinary Institute is being sued for fraud and unfair business practices by a former student. The plaintiff, Jennifer Adams, alleges that WCI misled students by withholding true income data of graduates, noting that “70 percent of Western’s 2007-08 graduates earn less than $22,500 a year.” […]