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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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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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La RUTA PDX

A Gastronomic Festival – Spain in Portland WORDS Byron Beck | PHOTOGRAPHY Steven Shomler Two of the busiest people on the local restaurant scene, renowned chef John Gorham and his business and life partner Renee, share many ideas with each other throughout each and every day. One of those ideas that kept popping to the […]

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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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Circa 33

Going Back in Time for the New Year written by Tanis Logan-Morris | photographed by Tim Sugden After an evening out at Circa 33, I abandoned my original New Year’s plans because what I felt needed to happen was me, dressed as a flapper, going out to this Prohibition Era bar with some fabulous flapper […]

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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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