Words to eat by.

Spirited and opinionated writing about things that taste good.

Red Boat

Red Boat

Cuong Pham named his company after the boat that carried him away from Vietnam and the boats that catch the black anchovies that make Red Boat the best fish sauce...

Red Boat

Cuong Pham named his company after the boat that carried him away from Vietnam and the boats that catch the black anchovies that make Red Boat the best fish sauce...

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Drink Lightly

Drink Lightly

Famed NYC bartender Natasha David is confirmed spritz lover, and her bar Nitecap was instrumental in the rising popularity of all things spritz.

Drink Lightly

Famed NYC bartender Natasha David is confirmed spritz lover, and her bar Nitecap was instrumental in the rising popularity of all things spritz.

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Jim's NOLA Guide

Jim's NOLA Guide

We love to visit our family in New Orleans, and over the years the friends we’ve made have introduced us to some of the very best things in the Crescent...

Jim's NOLA Guide

We love to visit our family in New Orleans, and over the years the friends we’ve made have introduced us to some of the very best things in the Crescent...

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Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles

Abundant and easy to harvest, they’ve got a hearty, umami-filled flavor that puts spinach to shame.

Stinging Nettles

Abundant and easy to harvest, they’ve got a hearty, umami-filled flavor that puts spinach to shame.

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Women-Owned Brands We Can't Get Enough Of

Women-Owned Brands We Can't Get Enough Of

As International Women's Month comes to a close, we thought we'd take a moment to shine a light on some of our favorite female-founded brands.

Women-Owned Brands We Can't Get Enough Of

As International Women's Month comes to a close, we thought we'd take a moment to shine a light on some of our favorite female-founded brands.

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Akadi

Akadi

Fatou Ouattara came to Portland from Bouaké, Cote D’Ivoire and opened her restaurant Akadi in 2018. Her flavorful sauces reflect her time cooking with grandmother.

Akadi

Fatou Ouattara came to Portland from Bouaké, Cote D’Ivoire and opened her restaurant Akadi in 2018. Her flavorful sauces reflect her time cooking with grandmother.

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Koda Farms

Koda Farms

Koda Farms, California’s oldest family-run rice farm, grows what Mark Bittman calls “the best rice grown in America.”

Koda Farms

Koda Farms, California’s oldest family-run rice farm, grows what Mark Bittman calls “the best rice grown in America.”

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Yolélé

Yolélé

Yolélé works with small, mostly women-owned farms to bring us fonio, a climate-friendly and nutritious ancient grain from the Sahel region of West Africa.

Yolélé

Yolélé works with small, mostly women-owned farms to bring us fonio, a climate-friendly and nutritious ancient grain from the Sahel region of West Africa.

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Mill A Cider

Mill A Cider

Made from nothing but Washington apples and yeast, it's dry and refreshing, with a kiss of fermenty funk and a pronounced appley fruitiness.

Mill A Cider

Made from nothing but Washington apples and yeast, it's dry and refreshing, with a kiss of fermenty funk and a pronounced appley fruitiness.

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Sebastiano's

Sebastiano's

Learn more about Sebastiano's, and how owners Elise and Dan Gold are bringing a slice of Sicilian sunshine to the rainy Pacific Northwest.

Sebastiano's

Learn more about Sebastiano's, and how owners Elise and Dan Gold are bringing a slice of Sicilian sunshine to the rainy Pacific Northwest.

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Choi's Kimchi

Choi's Kimchi

The family recipe goes back generations, and Chong Suk Choi grew up helping her mother make kimchi in Korea.

Choi's Kimchi

The family recipe goes back generations, and Chong Suk Choi grew up helping her mother make kimchi in Korea.

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Scottie's Pizza Parlor

Scottie's Pizza Parlor

After years of refining his sourdough process, Scottie Rivera now makes some of the city's most beloved pies and sells out most nights he's open.

Scottie's Pizza Parlor

After years of refining his sourdough process, Scottie Rivera now makes some of the city's most beloved pies and sells out most nights he's open.

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Cooking with Fire

Cooking with Fire

Whether you’re a hard-core, wood-fired, slow-smoked barbecue aficionado or just enjoy a little sunshine while the zucchini chars on the gas grill, we’ve got you covered.

Cooking with Fire

Whether you’re a hard-core, wood-fired, slow-smoked barbecue aficionado or just enjoy a little sunshine while the zucchini chars on the gas grill, we’ve got you covered.

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Tournant: Fire and Flavor

Tournant: Fire and Flavor

Tournant’s fire-centric approach to cooking is perfect for the way we live here in the Pacific Northwest.

Tournant: Fire and Flavor

Tournant’s fire-centric approach to cooking is perfect for the way we live here in the Pacific Northwest.

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A Guide to Understanding Olive Oil

A Guide to Understanding Olive Oil

You need good olive oil. That’s what everybody says, and they’re right. But how do you find one?

A Guide to Understanding Olive Oil

You need good olive oil. That’s what everybody says, and they’re right. But how do you find one?

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Ode to Cabbage

Ode to Cabbage

The many ways I love Mon Petit Chou.

Ode to Cabbage

The many ways I love Mon Petit Chou.

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How to Eat a Chicken

How to Eat a Chicken

Food writer Jim Dixon, on How to Eat a Chicken

How to Eat a Chicken

Food writer Jim Dixon, on How to Eat a Chicken

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In the Beginning How to Succeed in Olive Oil Without Really Trying

In the Beginning How to Succeed in Olive Oil Wi...

Jim explains the origins of Real Good Food and shares his business plan.

In the Beginning How to Succeed in Olive Oil Wi...

Jim explains the origins of Real Good Food and shares his business plan.

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Accidental Grace

Accidental Grace

While visiting New Orleans, Jim accidentally stumbles upon a special once-a-year gumbo.

Accidental Grace

While visiting New Orleans, Jim accidentally stumbles upon a special once-a-year gumbo.

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Great Grains: Farro with Short Rib Sugo

Great Grains: Farro with Short Rib Sugo

A Non-traditional Pairing Perfect for Winter Meals.

Great Grains: Farro with Short Rib Sugo

A Non-traditional Pairing Perfect for Winter Meals.

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Remembering Portland's First Culinary Icon

Remembering Portland's First Culinary Icon

Celebrating the "Dean of American Cookery".

Remembering Portland's First Culinary Icon

Celebrating the "Dean of American Cookery".

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Grilled Vegetables: a Manifesto

Grilled Vegetables: a Manifesto

A spirited & opinionated rant about what not to do.

Grilled Vegetables: a Manifesto

A spirited & opinionated rant about what not to do.

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Stop Using Diamond Crystal

Stop Using Diamond Crystal

Jim’s got feelings about everybody’s favorite salt and why you should use sea salt instead

Stop Using Diamond Crystal

Jim’s got feelings about everybody’s favorite salt and why you should use sea salt instead

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The Flower of Salt

The Flower of Salt

Spirited musings on the joys of great salt.

The Flower of Salt

Spirited musings on the joys of great salt.

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The Joy of Rhubarb

The Joy of Rhubarb

No strawberries needed.

The Joy of Rhubarb

No strawberries needed.

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Ken’s Artisan Bakery

Ken’s Artisan Bakery

Ken’s Artisan Bakery produces some of the best bread in Portland.

Ken’s Artisan Bakery

Ken’s Artisan Bakery produces some of the best bread in Portland.

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