#191 Anh Luu - Tapalaya

Anh Luu started cooking professionally at the age of 16, while growing up in New Orleans.  Hear her story, as she talks with Chris and Cort, as she learned to blend flavors from her parents' Southeast Asia roots, with classic French, Spanish, Caribbean and African cuisine.  And ultimately, how she landed at, and took over Tapalaya.

This episode is brought to you by:

Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com

RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com

JennAir at Standard TV & Appliance: www.StandardTVandAppliance.com

Portland Knife House: www.PortlandKnifeHouse.com

Portland Food Adventures:   www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#189 Doug Adams - Bullard ft Whitney Burnside

Doug Adams is back on the podcast, talking about his newly opened Bullard. He's also joined by fiancee Whitney Burnside (of 10 Barrel Brewing) who share how they met and what plans they have for the future.

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:

Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.comRingSide
Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#R121 Elias Cairo - Olympia Provisions

It's a classic episode of RATF, with Elias (Eli) Cairo of Olympia Provisions.

Elias Cairo joins us on a meaty podcast. He takes us on this journey from working at his family's restaurants in Utah to Switzerland, where his apprenticeship there gave him a base of knowledge to hone his skills at places like Castagna in Portland. Eli takes us through some of the challenges and his personal joys of establishing Olympia Provisions, the USA's only USDA certified salami production facility. We also talk about his other business interests.

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#188 Lyf Gildersleeve - Flying Fish Company | Shuck Portland

Flying Fish Company's Lyf Gildersleeve is back to talk about fishing, clams, oysters and more - oh, and the 2nd Annual Shuck Portland.

Learn more at www.ShuckPortland.org 

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by: 
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com 
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com
Portland Food AdventuresL www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#187 Janis Martin - East Glisan Pizza

Janis Martin joins Chris and Cort to talk about what the future holds - or doesn’t hold - for Tanuki, along with her reasons for putting it to bed. Chris prompts her to share some of her worst customer stories. She also talks about joining the team at East Glisan Pizza and why you should go.

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com 
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#186 Vitaly Paley - Rosa Rosa

One of the Godfather's of the Portland food scene returns to the podcast to talk about his newest restaurant, Rosa Rosa inside the Dossier Hotel.  Vitaly Paley also talks about his recent travels, how he spends his free time, and the place he calls home.

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com 
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#184 Andy Ricker - Pok Pok

Year Six of the podcast is underway, with a two part interview with Pok Pok's Andy Ricker.

Part 1 tells us about Andy's journey to create Pok Pok, it's expansion to LA and NYC... and why those restaurants aren't there any more.  We'll also talk about Andy's latest restaurant, recently opened in SW Portland.

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com 
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#182 End of Year 2018 Part 1 - Brooke Jackson-Glidden

Year Five of the podcast is coming to an end, as Chris and Cort chat with Eater PDX Editor Brooke Jackson-Glidden in Part 1 of our End of Year episodes.

Here, we talk about the biggest food stories of 2018, as well as some of our favorite places to eat.

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com 
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#181 John Gorham - Tasty & Daughters

John Gorham is back on the podcast to talk about Tasty & Sons move from N Williams Avenue to the Woodsman Tavern space on SE Division, and becoming Tasty & Daughters.

John also talks to Chris and Cort about his brain tumor, his road to recovery, and how he plans to spend Christmas Day (it's the same things he's done for years, by the way).

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com 
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#180 Jenn Topliff - Roons

Roons started out in a kitchen in Napa Valley back in 2010, when Jenn Topliff noticed a severe lack of (delicious) gluten-free treats.  Enter Jenn's homemade macaroons.

Hear what led Jenn to start up Roons... and what ultimately brought her and her family to Portland. And, check out Roons at www.EatRoons.com

This episode of Right at the Fork is sponsored by:
Zupan's Markets: www.Zupans.com
RingSide Steak House: www.RingSideSteakHouse.com 
Portland Food Adventures: www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

 

#179 Becky McGrath - Burgerville

Chef Becky McGrath has been Burgerville's Director of Food Production since 2016. Hear what it takes to keep one of the Pacific Northwest's most iconic food brands running day to day - and how Becky makes sure the Tillamook Cheeseburger you eat in Tigard tastes just as good in Vancouver.

Right at the Fork is supported by:

Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com

Learn more about Chris' Portland Food Adventures, including an upcoming trip to Australia at www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

#178 Philip Oswalt - Multnomah Athletic Club

Philip Oswalt is the Executive Sous Chef at the Multnomah Athletic Club. Hear how he found his passion in the kitchen, and his journey from Oregon to the East Coast, to France, and eventually to the MAC.

Learn more about Chris' Portland Food Adventures at www.PortlandFoodAdventures.com

Right at the Fork is supported by:

Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com 
San Pellegrino: www.SanPellegrino.com

Soundbite - Wendy Bumgardner: Vancouver, WA Update

It's been over three years since we had Wendy Bumgardner of the blog Locavoregon on to talk about what's happening in the food world in Vancouver. She's back with a long list of new places to check out... and a few old reliables.

Right at the Fork is supported by:

Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com 
San Pellegrino: www.SanPellegrino.com

#177 Carina Comer - Carina's Bakery

Carina Comer isn't your ordinary baker. The legally blind baker founded Carina's Bakery in Beaverton in 2017, offering vegan baked goods to the masses.

In this episode of RATF, Carina talks to Chris and Cort about what prompted her to become a baker, and what it takes to run a vegan bakery day to day.

Right at the Fork is supported by:

Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com 
San Pellegrino: www.SanPellegrino.com

#176 Lucian Prellwitz - Beast/West

When we booked Lucian Prellwitz to come on the podcast, we had no idea of the big changes coming his way. Neither did he.  Hear Lucian talk about his jump into the food world, and what has brought him to help open up West in the old Wildwood spot.

Right at the Fork is supported by:

Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com 
San Pellegrino: www.SanPellegrino.com

#R88 Lisa Schroeder - Mother's Bristo

It's another classic episode of Right at the Fork.

Chris feels that Lisa Schroeder should be cited as "Portland's Official Mother."  Lisa visits the RATF studios to talk about the challenges of running a packed Portland culinary institution, especially in light of a the increased responsibilities she's taken on to provide love and care to her grandchildren.  Lisa shares some stories and grief of the loss of her beloved daughter, Stephanie.

Photo by Tim Sugden, About Face Magazine.

Right at the Fork is supported by:
Zupan's Markets: www.zupans.com
RingSide Steakhouse: www.RingSideSteakhouse.com 
San Pellegrino: www.SanPellegrino.com