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Mattie Bamman
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New Review: Gabriel Rucker's Canard
Canard's Duck Stack: pancakes, duck gravy, Tabasco onions, and a fried duck egg [Photo: Mattie John Bamman ] My latest Portland restaurant review features Le Pigeon sister-restaurant Canard and is now on newsstands.  You don't want to miss this one: Canard ...
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Portland's New Pelmeni Food Cart Is Now Open
Serving the quintessential Russia dumpling, pelmeni, the Pelmeni Pelmeni/Slavic Eats food truck is now open at the new  FoPo Food Carts , at 7337 SE Foster Rd. (a block from Portland Mercado). Pelmeni Pelmeni co-owner Andrey Georgiyev tells RavTrav it curre...
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The American Local Will Close on SE Division on April 7
The American Local , one of SE Division's best restaurants, is closing after a four-year run. Owners Jenny Nickolaus and Chris Whaley tell Ravenous Traveler they will turn off the lights after service on April 7. The American Local has been one of my favori...
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Prince Coffee Brings Dutch Stroopwafel to Beaumont This Week
Armed with great coffee and  house-made   ooey-gooey stroopwafels to dip in it,  Katie Prinsen won the hearts of many a Portlander when she opened Prince Coffee in the Kenton neighborhood in 2016. Now, according to Instagram, she's firing up the espresso ma...
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Watch Party Downtown Make Pull-Apart Cheese Bread with Oregon White Truffles
Each year, Oregonians forage  for an estimated 2 to10 tons of wild white and black truffles, and Eugene is the epicenter for trying the rare, highly prized aromatic fungi: Local chefs regularly serve the truffles throughout harvest (December through March),...
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Urdaneta Becomes a Basque Txoko on April 8, a Sort of Spanish Gastronomic Society
I am a sucker for rare culinary experiences from far-away places. That's why I'm excited to hear Urdaneta  is replicating a txoko , a private gastronomic society that's traditional to Spain's Basque population. While it takes place at Urdaneta on NE Alberta...
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Watch: Sammich PDX Reveals the Art of 7-Day Pastrami
Moving to Portland after opening her flagship Sammich sandwich shop in Ashland, Oregon, Melissa McMillan can smoke meats with the best of them, and at the heart of the menu is her seven-day, Montreal-style pastrami sandwich, utilizing beef brisket. In the v...
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Another Free Meal Giveaway for Portland Dining Month 2018
Didn't win the first round? Head to the Ravenous Traveler Facebook page for another chance. Full details: Ravenous Traveler is giving away a free gift card for dinner for two to Andina Restaurant (a $70 value) as part of Portland Dining Month. Travel Portla...
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Teote's Mezcaleria Is Now Pouring on NE Alberta
Teote Mezcaleria  is now open  with abbreviated hours at 2700 NE Alberta. It is sister restaurant to the absolutely killer arepas spot in Portland's Hawthorne neighborhood,  Teote . While it will serve some food, it's really a gamechanger for lovers of mezc...
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Win a Free Dinner for Two for Portland Dining Month 2018
Experience  Portland Dining Month  for free by entering the 2018 Ravenous Traveler Portland Dining Month giveaway. One lucky winner will walk away with a free gift card for two Portland Dining Month menus at The Country Cat Dinnerhouse and Bar  (a $70 value...
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