Doggone Good Pronto Pups!

The corndog — or, as originally known, the Pronto Pup — originated in Oregon. The story begins on a rainy Labor Day weekend in 1939, when weather turned the hot dog buns into sop at George and Versa Boyington's Rockaway Beach hot dog stand....

A Salad for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

“This salad is easy to make and is easily one of the best you’ve ever had,” Annie Cuggino insists with a smile. Chef Annie is the executive chef of Q Restaurant and Bar....

Nutty Medicine

For most of us, nut butter conjures up memories of lackluster PB&J sandwiches wolfed down in an elementary school cafeteria, or hiking trip pit stops where calorie density is more important than culinary sophistication. Banish those thoughts from your mind. Jem Nut Butters are unbelievably delicious, and their uses go far beyond spreading on toast....

The Spirited Story of Thomas & Sons Distillery

When one considers opening a distillery, one normally wants alcohol to be front and center. But before launching Thomas & Sons Distillery — an offshoot of Townshend’s Tea Company — owner Matt Thomas and his industriously capable acolyte, Seth O’Malley, were trying to rid their tea (specifically, their kombucha) of any alcoholic presence....

A Cricket a Day…

Would you eat a cricket? Or maybe the better question is: Why wouldn't you eat a cricket? Roughly 80% of the world already eats insects, from grasshoppers to centipedes....

Carlo Lamagna’s Marinated Oregon Seafood

Opened in May 2007, Clyde Common is a great place for face-to-face conversation with friendly strangers, spot-on service, cocktails that seem to disappear without a trace, and cuisine that makes your palate sing....

No Compromises

“The customer is never right. We teach them what quality is. You want the pulp out of your orange juice? You better bring your own strainer.”...

Corn Reborn

“What’s done in here is how it’s been done for thousands of years,” says Pedro Ferbel-Azcárate, co-owner of the Portland-based artisan tortilla and masa company, Three Sisters Nixtamal....