#151 Eric Nelson - Shipwreck

This episode of Right at the Fork finds Chris and Cort chatting with Eric Nelson, a veteran in the Portland bartending scene. 

From books to Facebook, to Shipwreck's upcoming 4-night pop up at Chalino. And it's a RATF first, a bartender that doesn't drink? We'll let Eric explain that one. 

Find out more at www.ShipwreckPDX.com 

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#150 Shardell Dues - Red Sauce Pizza

Shardell Dues' first job was making pizza and she says it will be her last; Chris and Cort catch up with Shar, where she talks about her start, why at PIZZA sign hangs upside down, and where you can get the best DingDong in town.

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#149 Jose Luis de Cossio - Paiche

Peruvian transplant Chef Jose Luis de Cossio joins us for a fascinating conversation that goes inside the mind of an avid surfer to hear how his life on a surfboard helps him to navigate being a chef and restaurant owner. We talk about the changes at Paiche and his move toward veganism - the personal and financial reasons for ceasing serving his lauded seafood when Paiche was a dinner spot.

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#148 Lyf Gildersleeve - Flying Fish Company and Shuck Portland

Lyf Gildersleeve, son of an avid fisherman, picked up his love and knowledge of seafood at an early age. We talk about how he started at markets in Idaho and built his Flying Fish business into one of the premier fishmongers in Oregon.  With the first annual Shuck Portland event coming in early February, Lyf educates us on the history of oysters in the Northwest and what needs to be done to move the industry towards sustainability.

Tickets for Shuck Portland can be found at shuckportland.org

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Gary's January '18 Spotlight on Portland Restaurants

It's our first check in with #GaryTheFoodie in the new year.

Discussed in this episode:
Imperial w/Matt Jarreli (went/Roadhouses)
Wei Wei Restaurant
Lovely's Fifty Fifty
Pine Street Market - Checkerboard Pizza, BYH Burgers
Accanto with Erik van Kley

Follow Gary on Instagram: @garythefoodie

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#147 Katy Millard & Ksandek Podbielski - Coquine

The duo who have brought the joys of Coquine to Portland join us on the podcast. Katy Millard talks about the stress of living up to high expectations, and the perpetual internal struggle, while her husband Ksandek Podbielski discusses how he instilled the confidence in Katy to shine. We also get the lowdown on how they met, and how they wouldn't have it any other way than working together, which strengthens them as a couple and a family. 

www.coquinepdx.com

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#146 Gabriel Pascuzzi - Stacked

Our interview with Gabriel Pascuzzi was conducted just before his Chef of the Year nod by Eater PDX was announced; Chef Pascuzzi discusses his childhood food experiences as well as his father's influence in helping him cut a real estate deal that helped him open Stacked; We touch on his new brunch series, in which Portland chefs collaborate with their favorite dishes.  

For information about the PFA on 2/1, visit www.portlandfooadventures.com  

And the stacked website is at www.stackedsandwichshop.com

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#145 Maya Lovelace - Yonder

We are pleased to have Maya Lovelace back in the Right at the Fork studios to kick off our fifth year of the podcast Maya talks about her upcoming brick and mortar location, as well as what has transpired since she last visited us two years ago. This episode of Right of the Fork is made possible by: Zupan's: www.zupans.com

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Gary's December '17 Spotlight on Portland Restaurants

It's our special Holiday check in with #GaryTheFoodie to see where he has been in the month of December.

Take a listen, but here's the quick list:
Roe - Reopening
Little Griddle
Oui! Wine Bar & Restaurant (SE Wine Collective)
Kingsland Kitchen - Food Cart
Stoopid Burger at The Ocean

Follow Gary on Instagram: @garythefoodie

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#143 End of Year 2017 Part 1 - Michael Russell, Gary the Foodie

In the first of our 2 part End of Year Series, we look back on the year in Portland dining with The Oregonian's Michael Russell. Our own @garythefoodie lends his prolific perspective. We talk about what took off and what didn't, who's taking risks and who can't. We delve into food carts, hotel restaurants, and how Seattle grabbed the attention away from Portland this year.

This episode of Right of the Fork is made possible by:
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#117R Trent Pierce - Roe

It's a CLASSIC episode of Right at the Fork (if an episode from this past April can be counted as 'classic') featuring Trent Pierce of Roe. Trent Pierce talks about how his speakeasy style restaurant, Roe, sprung from his desire to maximize the space he had on Division, and to remake Fin. Now he embarks on re-imagining and rebuilding Roe in new space, essentially Fin 3.0. He also brought his guitar along to entertain us. This episode of Right of the Fork is made possible by:  Zupan's: www.zupans.com Connect with Chris & Cort at www.RightAtTheFork.com

#142 Stacey Givens - Sideyard Farm & Community Supported Kitchen

Stacey Givens, founder and chef at the Sideyard Farm, brings her boundless energy to the podcast for a return visit. We discuss her new Community Supported  Kitchen, and the many activities going on at her Farm, and how her business has matured recently. Check out the Kickstarter for the Community Supported Kitchen here: ;https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/867306521/community-supported-kitchen-csk

#141 David Briggs - Xocolatl de David

David Briggs, chocolatier, who makes extraordinary savory chocolates in Portland, joins us to talk about his journey around the globe, through Portland's Park Kitchen to become an artisan chocolate maker. 

We learn of his love for and knowledge of Mezcal, and how Mexico City showcases the best of both. 

David's Website: xocolatldedavid.com 

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Zupan's: www.zupans.com
Learn more about PDX Feeds Puerto Rico at: www.PDXfeedsPuertoRico.com

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Gary's November '17 Spotlight on Portland Restaurants

It's our monthly check in with #GaryTheFoodie to see where he has been this month. Take a listen, but here's the quick list:

Dessert for Dinner at Castagna
The Townsman's Matt Jennings at Ava Gene's
Breakfast Club at Kachka
The Nightwood Society
Ava Gene's Little Italy
Castagna (King Salmon Dinner)
Tortilleria y Tienda de Leon
Bar Casa Vale
Departure Fall/Winter Menu
Dougie Adams at The Woodsman Tavern
Smokehouse Tavern Taco Tuesday Chef Series
Wares Burger Specials
Fried Chicken and Fried Chicken Sandwich @ Bokie Dokie and Laurelhurst Market

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#140 Matt Sigler - Renata

We're joined by one of Portland's premier chefs, Nebraska bred Matt Sigler of Renata. We talk about his path through some great San Francisco restaurants on his way to join Nick and Sandra Arnerich in opening Renata, which garnered the Oregonian's Restaurant of the Year status a few weeks after it opened. We hear Matt discuss the pressures that brought to bear on the restaurant and what his influences were that go into making Renata one of Portland's great consistent dining rooms. We also hear from co-owner Nick Arnerich about some of the new additions to the Renata staff, including filling the empty CDC position with former Accanto chef Chris Frazier. This episode of Right of the Fork is made possible by: Zupan's: www.zupans.com Connect with Chris & Cort at www.RightAtTheFork.com

#52R Jami Curl - Quin Candy

It's a Ristretto Roasters Classic featuring Episode #52 and Jami Curl from Quin Candy.      This episode is supported by:  Ristretto Roasters: www.rrpdx.co  Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com     Connect with Chris and Cort at www.RightAtTheFork.com ---------------------------- Jami Curl took one look at the cheap, low-quality candy industry and turned it into magic. Mentioned in this episode: https://lovelysfiftyfifty.wordpress.com/ https://www.avagenes.com/ https://romancandlebaking.com/ http://projectbreakfast.brownpapertickets.com/

#139 Greg Denton - Ox, Superbite (Bistro Agnes)

With the announcement that Superbite with close at the end of 2017 to make way for Bistro Agnes, Greg Denton joins us to talk about why the change is being implemented and what excites him and his wife/partner Gabrielle about opening a classic French Bistro. Greg shares his experiences leading up to the James Beard Award he and Gabi now hold for Best Chef NW, including the moment they were announced. We also hear his impressions of working side by side with a spouse at Ox and all of their endeavors. 

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#53R Carlo Lamagna - Clyde Common, Magna

It's another classic Right at the Fork, brought to you by Ristretto Roasters.   "You know what?  I can do this."  Sage words from Clyde Common's Carlo Lamagna, who at the time, was their "new-ish" chef.    Carlo is setting out to bring Portland a new Filipino restaurant, Magna. Check out details and a link to his Kickstarter campaign below: http://kck.st/2xu5Xus This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by: Ristretto Roasters: www.rrpdx.co Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com Connect with Chris and Cort at www.RightAtTheFork.com

Gary's October '17 Spotlight on Portland Restaurants

It's our monthly check in with #GaryTheFoodie to see where he has been this month. Take a listen, but here's the quick list:


Coquine for Weekend Brunch
Daniel Patterson at Coquine
Pixie Retreat
Providence Medical Center on 47th and NE Glisan
Tanner Creek Tavern
Brunch at Stacked Sandwich
Community Plate
Nora Antene at Tusk
Langbaan’s Chefs Who Inspire Series
The Crown

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