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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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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