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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Late yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed the much-discussed Food Safety Bill. According to Nation’s Restaurant News, the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, or H.R. 2749, passed by a vote of 283 to 142. In an effort to deter the rampant foodborne illnesses that have swept through the country in the last few […]