Jun 3, 2022
Joining us from their time away in
Hawaii are Emily Cafazzo and Ryan Domingo of the now iconic
Sugarpine Drive-In in Troutdale. We discuss the genesis of
Sugarpine and how incredible the journey has been. We go back
even further to the point where the couple met in Brooklyn at Andy
Ricker's restaurant, of all places, and follow the reasons behind
and the journey back to Oregon and the Columbia River Gorge.
Both have quite a resume in the food world, and Emily discusses her
days at Gotham Tavern with a cast of chefs who would later arguably
be responsible for building the Portland food scene to what it has
We also discuss "Tastebound," a book
about the bounty of the Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge region in
which Ryan and Emily included their recipe for their Brown Butter
Blondie with Blueberry Sauce.
This is a must-listen episode for
Sugarpine fans or those who would like to precede their first visit
with some excellent background, straight from the proprietors'