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BridgePort BrewPub/Brewing

Save the Old EXPAND on the Fresh & New Words David Bentley Photography Tim Sugden Over 30 years ago – long before the Portland Pearl District was nationally known – there was an old warehouse building creating and fostering a Pearl of its own. This has now become very well known as Bridgeport Brewery, Oregon’s […]

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Nuestra Mesa

OUR TABLE WORDS Justin Fields / Emily Penn | Photography Tim Sugden Nuestra Mesa means “our table” and it’s obvious that owners Todd and Tania Moravitz strive to bring that sentiment to their restaurant in downtown Camas. After meeting in Mexico, Todd and Tania worked at restaurants throughout the Pacific Northwest before they finally settled […]

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Marco Roberti

Old World New Gilda’s Italian Restaurant WORDS Justin Fields, Emily Penn | Photography Tim Sugden After living, working and studying abroad in Italy for many years, Chef Marco Roberti returned home to open Gilda’s Italian Restaurant (1601 SW. Morrison). Marco focuses on simple, quality ingredients and traditional preparation methods. This simplicity and Marco’s great care […]

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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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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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Ed Bert

World Cup Coffee & Tea WORDS Justin Fields | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Thirteen years ago, Roastmaster and Green Coffee Buyer Ed Bert discovered his passion for coffee in the remote jungles and farms of Papua New Guinea. It was there that he decided to eschew his training as an engineer, and start over in an […]

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FuLai Wong

Olympain of Chinese Food written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Tim Sugden Most mornings, FuLai Wong can be found in the seafood markets of the Jade District, hand-picking live lobsters. As the executive chef of Wong’s King Seafood — a banquet-style eatery named one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. by […]

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