Portland Oregon Food Archive

There’s A Chef In My Garden!

There are so many things about the ‘City of Roses’ that you could call uniquely Portland, and no “Keep Portland Weird” is not one of them. We actually stole that from Austin, Texas, but that’s another matter. Here in Portland, we have a nation-leading craft beer scene and a Napa Valley-rivaling swathe of wine country. …

Gabriel Rucker – Acclaimed Portland Oregon Chef from Little Bird Bistro and Le Pigeon

By PDX People PORTLAND, Ore. – If you’ve been following the rise of the Portland food scene in recent years it’s not hard to be a fan of Gabriel Rucker, the acclaimed chef from Little Bird Bistro and Le Pigeon. Born in 1981, in Napa California, Rucker got into cooking because according to him he …

James Beard – Chef, Food Enthusiast and Author from Portland Oregon

By PDX People James Beard is a well-known name in Portland Oregon and among professional chefs around the world thanks to the annual James Beard awards but since he’s been dead for over 30 years most people have forgotten about his influence on the cooking world and don’t know about the man behind the famous …