Mark Byrum

Hitting The Brix…Tavern WORDS David Bentley  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden  Download PDF Here. In the heart of the Pearl, you’ll find Brix Tavern, a local staple with everything from Sunday brunch to an exciting nightlife. Founder Mark Byrum, the mastermind behind Brix’s success, as well as six other restaurants in Portland, started as a busser at… Continue reading Mark Byrum

Judith Stokes

Tip of the Hat WORDS Byron Beck   PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. At the intersection of North Interstate Avenue and Argyle Street, a towering statue of Paul Bunyan, created in 1959 for Oregon’s big centennial celebration, welcomes locals and visitors alike to North Portland’s bustling Kenton District.  Earlier this year another legend, native… Continue reading Judith Stokes

Melissa Berry

Sweet Relief WORDS Kailla Coomes  PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Download PDF Here. Missionary Chocolates started in 2008, when Melissa Berry wanted to make a sweet gift for her mom for Christmas. Now, Missionary Chocolates has been satisfying the sweet tooth of chocolate aficionados for over a decade, with new and innovative products being frequently introduced. Berry… Continue reading Melissa Berry

Mike Wright

A Mead of Their Own Words Adelle McLean Photography Tim Sugden Everyone loves a good story. This story takes us to a field that for over a hundred years felt the dusty hooves and heard the low moos and deep bellows of grazing cattle. A century farm, still nestled in the dotted tree-lined, landscape of… Continue reading Mike Wright

Steven Cook & U’ilaniku’ulei Vele

THE PRAISE OF PORTLAND Words Byron Beck Photography Tim Sugden Sanctuary. It’s not exactly the first word that comes to mind when you think of a place to have a drink. But that’s exactly the well-intended goal of Chapel Hill, already one of Portland’s hottest, and most inclusive, drinking and eating establishments, even though it’s… Continue reading Steven Cook & U’ilaniku’ulei Vele

Nuestra Mesa

OUR TABLE WORDS Justin Fields / Emily Penn | Photography Tim Sugden Nuestra Mesa means “our table” and it’s obvious that owners Todd and Tania Moravitz strive to bring that sentiment to their restaurant in downtown Camas. After meeting in Mexico, Todd and Tania worked at restaurants throughout the Pacific Northwest before they finally settled… Continue reading Nuestra Mesa

Marco Roberti

Old World New Gilda’s Italian Restaurant WORDS Justin Fields, Emily Penn | Photography Tim Sugden After living, working and studying abroad in Italy for many years, Chef Marco Roberti returned home to open Gilda’s Italian Restaurant (1601 SW. Morrison). Marco focuses on simple, quality ingredients and traditional preparation methods. This simplicity and Marco’s great care… Continue reading Marco Roberti