Right At The Fork

Highly acclaimed chef Johanna Ware of smallwares restaurant talks about her journey from New York to Portland, mom's cooking, and what the heck "inauthentic Asian" cuisine is all about.

Direct download: RATF_EP11_AF.mp3
Category:Food and Drink -- posted at: 6:00am PST

Neal Corl, chef-in-residence at Ristretto Roasters, has an exciting new personal venture that combines his passions: Oaxacan food, Mezcal, and coffee.

Direct download: RATF_EP10.mp3
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A white Pinot Noir?  What the...?  It's A.J. Kemp from Hawk's View Cellars.

Direct download: RATF_EP9.mp3
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As the owner of two of Portland's stalwart restaurants, Cana Flug knows a thing or two about staying innovative.  A touching interview about the now-closed Wildwood and the going-strong Besaw's.

Direct download: RATF_EP8.mp3
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Adam Higgs runs a neighborhoody New Orleans bistro that can also rage from time to time.  As we approach Mardi Gras, Adam talks dogs, picky customers, and the secret to his incredible pork chop.

Direct download: RATF_EP7.mp3
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The previous owner of the much-loved Beaker & Flask talks about his next chapter as head of the cocktail program at LaTaq.

Direct download: RATF_EP6.mp3
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We go deep about life's journey with Alma Chocolate's owner and chief chocolate mistress, Sarah Hart.  

Direct download: RATF_EP5.mp3
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Mindy Keith, talented pastry chef at Xico restaurant and native Portlander, reflects on watching the food scene come to maturity, and her own sweet, ascending career path.

Direct download: RATF_EP4.mp3
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Brett Burmeister, managing editor and co-owner of Food Carts Portland, gives a “state of the nation” on the Portland cart scene.

 

Direct download: RATF_EP3.mp3
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Portland restaurateur Nick Zukin counters Don’s interview with his personal take on Yelp! and discusses the challenges of owning multiple restaurants (Mi Mero Mole, Kenny & Zuke's) in Portland, and mourns the loss of culinary traditions.

Direct download: RATF_EP2.mp3
Category:Food and Drink -- posted at: 6:00am PST