Chefs love to travel — for inspiration, to experience the cuisines of other cultures or just to get away from the heat of their own kitchens. When they return, we hit them with some questions — where'd they stay, what'd they do and WHAT DID THEY EAT?! Pok Pok chef-owner writes in to tell us about his seven week trip to Thailand.
Many in New York City — where I live — compare Portland to a giant Williamsburg. Yeah, sure, in both cities there’s fixed gears and a knockout coffee scene and some questionable tattoos. I get all that. But what people are missing when they compare PDX to North BK is the eating and drinking scenes. PDX wins. Big time.