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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While I missed Friday’s Art of Mixology event (I had to play tourist sometime!) I made my way back to the white tents on Saturday for LG’s “The Taste of Something Better” culinary competition. Sponsored by the electronics company, the afternoon’s header was to determine “America’s Top Amateur Chef” with three finalists making it to […]
Surprisingly enough, I’ve never been outside of LAX during my trips to/through Los Angeles. Unsurprisingly, while sprinting between airport terminals in a vicious attempt to catch my connecting flights, I saw very little of the city. So when the Taste of Beverly Hills was announced, another fantastic Food & Wine-sponsored production, I took it as […]
Posted by R.K. Gella Currently referred to as the infamous Madoff Fraud, the so-called Ponzi scheme perpetuated by investment banker, Bernard Madoff, has allegedly cost its victims a sum totaling around 50 billion dollars. The damage has been catastrophic, forcing the closing of non-profits such as the Fair Food Foundation and attributing to the suicide […]