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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.


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...

Jul 8, 2022

Our guest this week is Michael Westfall, co-owner of Tapphoria, a taphouse in Tigard, Oregon.

Cort catches up with Mike to talk about his journey from business school to starting a party bus company, running a coffee shop to eventually creating Tapphoria. 

Hear about the challenges of the pendemic, ways they've had...

Jul 1, 2022

On this holiday weekend, we got back to May of 2021, and our conversation with Michael Gibbons.

Michael Gibbons and his wife own Papa Haydn and Jo Bar, which have been a staples in the Portland Food world since they met each other as employees at Papa Haydn many cakes and drinks ago. Since then, they've largely stepped...