Podcast Episode 110: Where to Eat in Portland, Oregon
Heidi Burnette of Forktown Food Tours in Portland, Oregon, tells us about her food scene.
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In this episode of the Find Dining podcast, Heidi Burnette of Forktown Food Tours in Portland, Oregon, tells us about her food scene. We talk about food carts, merroir, and the fact that real Oregonians don't use umbrellas.
- The Meadow has great chocolate and artisan finishing salts
- Merroir: Like terroir, but in the sea
- Chris Angelus runs Portland Food Adventures
- In Portland, food trucks are "food carts" and they park in "pods"
- Check out the food truck pod called Tidbit on Southeast Division
- A New Seasons grocery store can transform a Portland neighborhood
- Besaw's is the fourth oldest restaurant in Portland
- Heidi recommends Kenny and Zuke's, St. Jack's, Fireside on NW 23rd Avenue (the Alphabet District)
- The Foodworx Conference in is Portland every year
- Visit Andy Ricker's Pok Pok for great Thai food (hear our interview with him)
- On Division Street, Heidi recommends the Southeast Wine Collective, Sunshine Tavern, Ava Gene's, Sen Yai Noodles
- Get some ice cream at Salt & Straw
- Plan your trip around the Feast Portland food festival
- On Saturdays, check out the Portland State University Market
- Grab a slice of pizza from Tastebud
- Visit Bull Run Distillery
- Life in Portland is, in fact, a lot like Portlandia
- For great coffee: Heart Coffee, Ristretto Roasters, and Barista
- Try a Third Wave Coffee Tour
Food for Thought
- Q: What berry was developed in Oregon in the 1950s and was named after an Oregon county?
- A: The Marionberry.
Out of the Frying Pan
- Favorite Place to Brunch: Screen Door (Get the fried chicken and waffles) or Country Cat
- Favorite Place for Cocktails: Rum Club
- Favorite Food Cart Success Story: Rick Gencarelli's Lardo
- Favorite Restaurant Decor: Woodsman Tavern
- Favorite Portlandia Scene: