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Category Archives: Portland

Palate Pleaser: Nel Centro

Nel Centro (1408 SW 6th Ave.) is a Portland dining hot spot within convenient proximity to several of Portland’s most beloved cultural attractions. Nel Centro, the restaurant inside the Hotel Modera, features classic dishes from Northern Italy and Southern France. The  cozy modern ambiance and timely, friendly service make it a favorite even in downtown…
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Chef Chat: Chef Pinto & The Portland Spirit

  Without our mighty rivers, Portland’s first outside settlers would have had no way to trade fur.  Without the Willamette and Columbia, we would have no iconic bridges (some 50 roadways cross the Willamette alone).  We would have no marine cargo terminal fueling the regional economy with wheat and hay exports, or steel and automobile…
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Mucca Osteria’s Risotto con Speck, Radicchio e Taleggio

  From Simone Savaiano, chef-owner at Mucca Osteria: “Risotto can be simple to make, you will just need to follow some advice. The veggie stock for example, you can make your own by using fresh ingredients, even just simple carrots, celery and onions. Place them in a large stockpot with cold water, bring it to…
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Mucca Osteria: An Authentic Italian Experience

  If you were paying close attention to the streets of downtown Portland in the spring of 2011, you might have noticed a young Roman cyclist pedaling with a passion from building to building. Among the swaths of bike commuters that pace this city, there was something special about this man and his daily ride.…
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Chef Chat: Chef Lane & Meriwether’s Restaurant & Skyline Farm

  This blog entry is the first in an ongoing series of conversations we’re having with Portland Chefs.  The Where to Eat Guide is grateful and excited to share our recent visit with Executive Chef Dolan Lane of Meriwether’s Restaurant and Skyline Farm in Northwest Portland.  He recently assumed command after many successful and critically-acclaimed…
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