Monthly Archives: October 2010

Havana South Not Reviewed

I *was* going to tell you about my semi-mediocre batch of bar snacks at Havana South, but last week John Golden beat me to the punch in his Food for Thought column. There seems to be a temperature issue. And … Continue reading

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Figa First Impressions

At first, M. and I were going to give Figa some breathing room on their opening night. We went down to Havana South instead, a place we’ve really enjoyed drinking in two or three times before. This time, we decided … Continue reading

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Baked Potato Bar

At first, I didn’t consider our recent dinner of baked potatoes to be “blog-worthy.” It doesn’t involve a recipe, it wouldn’t be found in any food magazine, it doesn’t require any special or new cooking skills… you get the picture. … Continue reading

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Szechwan Carrot Soup

I took this Spicy Szechwan Carrot Soup to a food blogger potluck last night, hosted by Appetite Portland (thanks, Dawn and Adam!), and I was a little nervous about it. I thought it was good, but would my food critic … Continue reading

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Come Closer…

Otto Pizza is moving closer to me! Otto’s Moving to Hill – to Occupy Former North Star Cafe Site from Munjoy Hill News Since I’m apparently obsessed with all things Otto/Enzo, I am very excited to hear that the owners … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

I’ve been off the grid lately (while relying heavily on the *actual* grid in the form of Internet TV and Netflix), since I came down with a nasty bug. I know, it’s a food blog, no one wants to hear … Continue reading

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Otto/Enzo Pizzeria Review

I was so happy when Otto Pizza came to town. Before their arrival, I didn’t have a good go-to slice bar in town, having been disappointed with Bill’s Pizza and not loving the New York Slice Bar. But Otto changed … Continue reading

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Enzo Pizzeria Review

I was so happy when Otto Pizza came to town. Before their arrival, I didn’t have a good go-to slice bar in town, having been disappointed with Bill’s Pizza and not loving the New York Slice Bar. But Otto changed … Continue reading

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Whaddapita! Lunch Review

Because I heard Whaddapita! was getting good reviews, my mind wandered to the possibility of lunch there when the leftovers I’d brought with me to the office weren’t enticing me. The place was full of other business people- not too … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Jams (and a Butter)

I spend all of Sunday canning with my friends, making up some holiday gifts for my friends and family. (If I can bear to part with any of it, that is.) You must make this first recipe. Gift or not, … Continue reading

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