Oregon Wine + Food The Cookbook

Charting the history of Oregon’s celebrated terroir through the stories of its renegade winemakers and recipes from some of the best chefs across the state.

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Q Restaurant & Bar

Executive chef Annie Cuggino who has been at the helm of Q Restaurant & Bar since its inception in 2016, has artfully guided its exquisite dining experience to #1 on Tripadvisor, after being voted #1 by The Portland Business Journal in 2021.

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Estes+Dame Italian Pacific Northwest

Chef Patrick McKee, whose maternal grandfather, née D’Este, hailed from Rome with genealogical connections to Villa D’Este in Tivoli, loved hanging out in his mother and grandmother’s Italian kitchen at an early age. Preparing those all-important Sunday dinners included picking herbs, tomatoes and squash from his grandmother’s garden.

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Arden Chef Sara Hauman and owner Kelsey Glasser. Photography © Michael Morrow

Chef-Driven Wine Bars

Portland’s most well-known chefs are dipping their toes deeper in the wine pool offering more casual experiences that give patrons the ability to deepen their relationship with wine.

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Bistro Agnes

James beard award-winning chefs greg denton and gabrielle quiñónez denton are known for upending expectations with their experimental approach to familiar dishes. But at their newest restaurant, bistro agnes, they’re taking their cues from tradition, using centuries-old recipes to craft french bistro classics that deliver romance, elegance, and soul-satisfying deliciousness.

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Oregon Marionberry: Summer Love

The Marionberry, that long, dusky, extra-juicy Oregon-born treasure makes show-stopping appearance in midsummer. Executive Chef Annie Cuggino of Q Restaurant & Bar shares some of her favorite recipes.

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As the child of a politician, executive chef Jaco Smith was exposed to international cuisine from an early age, and spent many years working and living abroad.


The next time you need a vacation, save the plane ticket and make a reservation at Lechon. Inspired by the cuisines of Argentina, Chile, and Peru, this ambitious downtown restaurant delivers just the right combination of bright flavors, bold textures, and the feeling you’ve been transported someplace just a little bit wild.

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Ava Gene's

Ava Gene’s in Portland is not a vegetarian restaurant, but owner/chef Joshua McFadden is changing the entire way fine diners view the once-humble vegetable.

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Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton and Greg Denton, co-owners of Ox Restaurant in Portland and now co-authors of the cookbook, “Around the Fire: Recipes for Inspired Grilling and Seasonal Feasting from Ox Restaurant” published Ten Speed Press. Photography by Evan Sung.

Cookbook Review: “Around The Fire”

We review “Around the Fire: Recipes for Inspired Grilling and Seasonal Feasting from Ox Restaurant,” written by chefs Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton of Portland’s Ox Restaurant.

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Veritable Quandary

Portland’s storied restaurant, the Veritable Quandary, has been a local favorite for more than 40 years.

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Diane Morgan, the author of Roots: The Definitive Compendium, shopping at the Portland Farmers Market.


Our exclusive interview with cookbook author Diane Morgan, winner of the 2013 James Beard award for her enlightening book, ROOTS: The Complete Compendium with 225 recipes.

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Going Native

Sunny Jin, the executive chef at JORY in Newberg, calls upon his worldly culinary training from The French Laundry in Napa and Tetsuya’s in Sydney to create one of Oregon’s finest restaurants.

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