Category Archives: Portland

Sizzle & Buzz: Ración: Part I

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLkpvgFVdJo[/youtube] The Where to Eat Guide & Associates and the Sizzle & Buzz team proudly share the first of three videos featuring Chef Anthony Cafiero with Ración Open Kitchen + Bar in downtown Portland.  Ración is a totally unique all-electric open kitchen bar offering both a chef’s tasting menu as well as individual creations from the…
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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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