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

John Paulk

Sophistication Wrapped in Humility WORDS Robert Moreau | Photography Tim Sugden Attending an event catered by Chef John Paulk owner of Mezzaluna Fine Catering is a culinary experience like no other. From his exquisitely stunning food to the elaborate multi-tiered, fully-lit displays with which it’s presented, every last detail is elegant and well-thought-out to perfection.… Continue reading John Paulk

Ed Bert

World Cup Coffee & Tea WORDS Justin Fields | PHOTOGRAPHY Tim Sugden Thirteen years ago, Roastmaster and Green Coffee Buyer Ed Bert discovered his passion for coffee in the remote jungles and farms of Papua New Guinea. It was there that he decided to eschew his training as an engineer, and start over in an… Continue reading Ed Bert

FuLai Wong

Olympain of Chinese Food written by Courtney Tait | photographed by Tim Sugden Most mornings, FuLai Wong can be found in the seafood markets of the Jade District, hand-picking live lobsters. As the executive chef of Wong’s King Seafood — a banquet-style eatery named one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. by… Continue reading FuLai Wong