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John Paulk

Sophistication Wrapped in Humility WORDS Robert Moreau | Photography Tim Sugden Attending an event catered by Chef John Paulk owner of Mezzaluna Fine Catering is a culinary experience like no other. From his exquisitely stunning food to the elaborate multi-tiered, fully-lit displays with which it’s presented, every last detail is elegant and well-thought-out to perfection. […]

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Erik Martin & Ryan Csanky

Jumping Juniper Gin is Back in a Big Way – Aria Gin WORDS Kaila Coomes | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Aria Gin combines 10 different botanicals to create a well-balanced award winning gin. Co-founders Erik Martin and Ryan Csanky went through 4 years and over 100 distillations before they were satisfied with the finished product. The […]

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Elan Walksy & Phil Boyle

Pioneers of Brewing WORDS Justin Fields & Kailla Coomes | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden How do you explain what it feels like to have CBD Beer? Elan Walksy, the Co-Owner and Head Brewer of Coalition Brewing, has the perfect answer. “You know what you feel like after you’ve had one beer, and you know what you […]

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Randy Walton

A Journey To Gelato WORDSDavid Bentley & Justin Fields | PHOTOGRAPHY David Bentley “You know the first thing people ask about me? ‘Are you Italian?’” The fact is, Randy Walton, Owner of Alotto Gelato (931 NW 23 rd ) is an Oregonian through and through. “I was born here, and my family has been in the […]

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John David

It’s Different at Geraldi’s WORDS Merlin Varaday | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden If you are craving an authentic Italian meal served with a personal touch, then Geraldi’s (10000 SW Canyon Rd.) is the place for you. The family-owned sandwich and pizza shop – which has grown to have as many as six branches at a time […]

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Dale Larson

A Legacy in a Bowl WORDS David Bentley | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Bowl Turner Dale Larson creates over 225 natural wood bowls each year, sending them to art galleries all over the United States, including downtown Portland favorite, The Real Mother Goose (901 SW Yamhill St.), with whom Dale has a long-standing synergistic relationship. Each […]

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Kat Saenguraiporn

Thai Orchid BLOOMS in Vancouver WORDS Emily Penn | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden It’s barely after 11:30 AM, the time that Thai Orchid in Vancouver opens for lunch during the week, and half the tables are already filled. By the time I leave, only a few open tables remain. Owner Kat Saenguraiporn has just come off a […]

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Dominique Geulin

Master Baking A Dream WORDS Merlin Varaday | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden St. Honoré Boulangerie Owner and Master Baker Dominique Geulin grew up in Etretat in Normandy, at the mouth of the Seine River. The oldest of four children, who would naturally follow in his father’s footsteps as a Master Baker, Dominique speaks fondly of heading […]

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