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Aug 12, 2022

In this classic episode of RATF, we go all the way back to July of 2014, to a conversation with Jeff Trenary of Kingfisher Farms.  Sadly, Jeff passed away earlier this year.  Over the years, we talked regularly with Jeff about coming back on the show, but never made it happen. This reposting of of episode #27 will serve...


Aug 5, 2022

Bryan Deckert has been running the busy Country Cat restaurant at PDX since it first opened its doors.  Along the way it's garnered BEST AIRPORT RESTAURANT honors twice, and is a model for the many new local brands making airport experiences better. 

Bryan talks to us about what goes into running such a busy, quirky...


Jul 29, 2022

Flying Fish's Chef Erik Englund joins us on the podcast today to talk about his journey from the Detroit area to Portland 12 years ago, with stops at fabled Gruner and CDC at Bamboo Sushi for years.  There, he procured seafood from Lyf Gildersleeve during his food truck days on Hawthorne, and the rest is...


Jul 22, 2022

With the recent news that Mike Aldridge was talking his Mid City Smash Burger to Bend, we felt it appropriate to bring back our conversation with Mike about the origins of Mid City.

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Chef Mike Aldridge has been on quite a career and personal journey over the past couple of years. Mike, a native North...


Jul 15, 2022

We are seeing a coming of age in the suburbs with regard to their food scenes, so Wendy Bumgardner (Insta: @locavoregon) joins us to give us a seasoned food-lover's guide to Vancouver, WA , as well as some walking suggestions in the city.  Wendy also talks about some of the pop ups in the region she's been enjoying as...