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Nov 30, 2020

Want to know how you can help our restaurants and bars stay alive? This month, host Joy Church is joined by Katy Connors. Katy is a major food and beverage advocate for the industry through the Independent Restaurant Alliance of Oregon. She shares the latest updates on the pressing issues of economic stabilization...

Nov 26, 2020

As we learn about the upcoming closing of Steve Jones' Cheese Bar in January, we take a look back at our conversation with Steve in February of 2015.

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Steve Jones, Portland's premier cheesemonger, looks into the crystal ball to share his vision for Chizu, opening this spring.

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Nov 19, 2020

Siobhan Speirits joins us on the podcast to talk about the home-based, delivering bakery,  Saint Frances PDX (, she happened to fire up in the face of the pandemic that cast its spell upon our food world.  Siobhan grew up in Austin, Texas via Scotland.  She spent some time at the CIA and New York...

Nov 12, 2020

Thomas Boyce joins us on the podcast to talk about his love of his craft, and how that's evolved over time.  We talk about his time at Spago in LA, moving to Portland and getting a footing in 2008. Chef Thomas shares his thoughts on the  pandemic food world and the recent Pok Pok closing, where he was formerly Director...

Nov 5, 2020

Following the announcement that Andy Ricker would be closing the last remaining Pok Pok restaurant, we felt it important to return to our conversation with him from January of 2019. 

In this episode, Andy tells us about his journey to create Pok Pok, it's expansion to LA and NYC... and why those restaurants aren't there...