History

Hop To It

  I wrote about the history of hop farming and Chinese hop farmers in Oregon.

Best School Lunch Ever

Top five favorite school hot lunches, in no particular order: Garfield-style lasagna, square pan pizza (squishy crust), chickenwiches, PPS-style dirty water dogs, and chicken a là king. The last of these is a dish that originated on the East Coast in the 1880s, with various […]

Hotel Dining Makes a Comeback in Portland

I wrote a thing for Eater on the history of hotel dining in Portland, and the new joints opening in the old hotel restaurants.