Say Goodbye to "Food Deserts"

The term “food deserts” is used to describe the places that are low in grocery stores and high in fast-food restaurants and convenience stores....

Naoko Knows

At a long-established seafood wholesaler that supplies many Portland restaurants, Chef Naoko Tamura casts a gimlet eye toward the display case. Whole trout stare through clouded eyes. Fillets of cod, sole, salmon and halibut glisten in piles. Tamura shakes her head. “Is no good,” she says, and starts for the door....