About: Jason Staats
Jason Staats is a native Oregonian with a degree in hospitality and extensive background in the restaurant and tourism sectors. He is a former President of the Portland Concierge Association, current board member of the Pacific NW Experience, President of the Where To Eat Guide and an influencer in the broader hospitality communities of Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho and beyond. Jason loves to cook and has a passion for travel. His favorite annual events are Feast, Taste Washington, Savor Idaho and Treefort. You may follow Jason on Twitter and Instagram: @Jason_Staats.
Recent Posts by Jason Staats
RingSide Grill Renovations to Begin January 1, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RingSide Steakhouse Eastside, located at the Glendoveer Golf Course in Northeast Portland, will be celebrating its final night as a Steakhouse on New Year's Eve. Renovations will begin on January 1stand the restaurant will reopen as RingSide Grill in spring 2015. Born with…Read more
Who doesn't love tacos? I sure do! Give me a fish taco in one hand and a strawberry margarita in the other and I am one happy camper! Here’s a list of some of my favorite places in town to chow down on some killer tacos. The Lost Pelican (Belltown): You might not think to visit…Read more
Tis the Season for giving! During Black Friday to Cyber Monday we are donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of our Sizzle & Buzz cookbook to feed the hungry in the Seattle, Portland and central Oregon areas! Capturing stories, recipes, tips and tricks from acclaimed kitchens and personalities in Seattle, Portland and…Read more
Beets 2½ lbs whole beets 1/2 orange, quartered 3/4 cup white wine 1 Tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 bay leaf ½ cinnamon stick Salt Toss all ingredients on a sheet pan, cover, and roast in a 375° oven. • Check beets after about 1 hour. When fork tender,…Read more
There is a certain lively clamor that defines a Parisian bistro. You know it when you experience it. Clinking dishes, bouncing voices, a bubbly energy that travels around tables and across walls. A liveliness that bursts through the kitchen door as it swings open and closed. A tinkering bell that rings with incoming guests. A…Read more