'Top Chef' judge Hugh Acheson joins Feast Portland lineup; tickets on sale Monday
Acheson, a James Beard award winner for his cookbook “A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen” and as best chef, Southeast in 2012, runs two Athens, Ga., restaurants (Five and Ten and The National), as well as Atlanta’s Empire State South, which the New York Times hailed as “is one of many Southern restaurants that set the national agenda this year.”
Mystery grows over Japanese chef's death on German island
German officials are awaiting autopsy results to find out if Japanese chef Miki Nozawa died Monday of injuries sustained during a fight with two customers who complained about his food or an existing medical condition.
Planeload of fresh Copper River salmon lands in Seattle
The prized fish from Alaska arrives in Seattle, where chefs will compete in an annual cook-off. Copper River salmon typically draw the highest prices at restaurants and markets.
Oro di Napoli: Your own Italian neighborhood restaurant (review)
Oro di Napoli may not be the most creative or ambitious restaurant. But it's reasonably priced, reasonably skilled, often interesting and consistently welcoming.
Revival of Portland's iconic Yaw's Top Notch Restaurant folds amid labor disputes, arrest
Attempts to rebuild the classic 50's era drive-in restaurant empire fall short after only 8 months.
Bartenders' shakers will go silent to remember a favorite customer: The Cocktail Hour
"Matthew Schuler has been around from the beginning, patronizing all of our bars and generally being our favorite customer," says Kevin Ludwig of Beaker & Flask. He and other bars are repaying his kindness with a moment of silence on Friday evening.
'Food' photo contest
What's cooking? Let's see your delicious food photos. Winner receives a gift card to Whole Foods Market.
Cheap Eats: Tails & Trotters
Tails & Trotters' tidy spot in The Ocean micro-restaurant pod splits the difference between a "nose-to-tail" butcher's counter, specialty condiment outfit and stellar sandwich shop.
Trent Pierce scuttling Wafu in favor of new, boisterous seafood spot
"I'm going to open up a seafood restaurant that would be what I would like to eat if I were going out," chef Trent Pierce says. "A fun, boisterous place with cool seafood dishes that are delicious and accessible."
Cicada feast being planned by Connecticut chef
Bun Lai, owner of Miya's Sushi in New Haven, is looking forward to the upcoming insect invasion. He is already known for his Mexican grasshopper dish and his fried rice with meal worms and crickets.