Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Right At The Fork

Thanks for listening to our Portland food scene podcast.  Please share, rate and review us!  You can listen through your favorite app, above, or just listen here.

Feb 23, 2024

Upon the very sad news of the passing of Chef Lauro Romero on February 16, 2024, we revisit our interview with him from 2021.

 
After this interview, Chef Romero left Republica to start his lauded pop-up, Clandestino. From there, he was hired as chef du Cuisine to build a menu and team at Bellpine, the new restaurant at...


Feb 16, 2024

We head east to enter into a conversation with Lindsay Gott, who is growing a tasty brand of frozen baked goods, Gateaux, from Hood River, Oregon.
 
Lindsay worked at one of the world's powerhouse ad agencies for years, when she had the calling to cook, and found her way to Paris and Le Cordon Bleu and then cooking in...


Feb 9, 2024

Head Chef at Portland's Canard and Le Pigeon, Dana Francisco joins us to talk about his roles at the restaurants, the joys of working with Gabe Rucker, as well as what brought him to Portland from his positions of responsibility at important corporate restaurants as well as his other experiences. Dana discusses his...


Feb 2, 2024

Right at the Fork is supported by:

Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide SteakHouse: www.RingsideSteakHouse.com 


We delve into another side of  Urdaneta chef Javier Canteras, his love of music. Chef Javier talks about his early influences from his childhood, as he moved from Spain to Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Arriving not...


Jan 26, 2024

Alexander Diestra grew up in Peru and made his way to Portland, honing his cooking skills at places like Clarklewis and Saucebox.  Currently, he is Executive Chef at King Tide Fish and Shell at the Kimpton Riverplace Hotel. Alex talks with Chris about how running a hotel restaurant differs from a standalone, like...