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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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Spork’s Lomo Saltado

  This is a popular Peruvian dish that shows a Chinese influence, combining steak and potatoes with rice and soy and stir-fry cooking. (Serves 4) 1 lb beef tenderloin 1 lb red potato 4 eggs (optional) Crème fraiche (optional) 1 large red bell pepper 1 large red onion 2 cups steamed jasmine rice Salt and…
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It’s Spork-tastic!

  If you take a close look at the front counter of Spork’s 50-seat space on Newport Avenue, you’ll see clever nods to a time gone by. Sheets of rounded, knotted steel lay the foundation to the counter and remind loyal fans of “the Airstream,” Spork’s wildly popular mobile food cart that fed Bend for…
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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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Delicatus: Bringing Steak Dinner to the Deli

  WHOLE GRILLED TENDERLOIN NW Natural Beef, whole tenderloin Delicatus House Steak Seasoning (or your favorite mix) Oil Generously coat meat with seasoning. Dress with a little oil and drop on a hot, clean grill. Chef Willis likes to grill the tenderloin whole because it locks in flavor and makes grilling life easy. Turn “the…
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