Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

In Hog Heaven

August 19th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Micheal Stern Originally Published 2007 Gourmet Magazine On a beautiful Portland, Oregon, spring day, Gretchen Eichentopf described the scene at Otto’s Sausage Kitchen just a few months earlier. In mid-January, snow and ice had paralyzed the city, but Gretchen’s husband, Jerry (Otto’s grandson), lit coals in the sidewalk grill and cooked hot dogs as … Continue reading In Hog Heaven

Fast Food Future

August 14th, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 2005 Gourmet Magazine Thirty years ago, when we started writing about the colorful, cheap, and unpretentious restaurants that anchored communities across the country, we suspected we were documenting the end of an era. Most of them had been around forever, and they served exemplary local specialties. But American … Continue reading Fast Food Future

Pancakes

August 1st, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1999 Gourmet Magazine Pancakes make people happy. Arriving at the table in the form of short stacks or lofty towers, or fanned out like a haul of soft gold medallions, they are a simple indulgence that demands sweet syrup and defies seriousness. In a too-complicated world, a plate … Continue reading Pancakes

Pendleton Roundup

July 22nd, 2019 by Lorelai Dunn

By Jane and Michael Stern Originally Published 1995 Gourmet Magazine Every year in early September, hordes of pilgrims travel to Pendleton in the vast wheat fields and cattle ranges of northeast Oregon for the annual four-day Roundup, which has been one of America’s wildests and woolliest rodeos since 1910. This reckless convention of cowboys and … Continue reading Pendleton Roundup

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