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Holy Hell! Dummy turns 20

Holy Hell! Dummy turns 20

Cedric Justice May 21, 2014 0

Twenty years ago, the American listener familiar with gangsta rap and hip-hop was often not so familiar with trip-hop. Portishead’s debut album, Dummy, felt positively alien to many of those not fluent in the

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Swift Lounge: Portland, OR

Swift Lounge: Portland, OR

Cedric Justice May 18, 2014 0

Address: 1932 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232 Phone: (503) 288-3333 As a food writer, sometimes you don’t want to disclose those little secrets that you love and adore for fear of it catching

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“Pod” Cast: Portland’s Food Carts: April 2014

“Pod” Cast: Portland’s Food Carts: April 2014

Cedric Justice April 13, 2014 0

Ugarit Mediterranean Synopsis: More gyros and falafel. While this is only our second go of Middle Eastern food, we see what is upcoming and frankly aren’t too excited about this meal. It was crazy

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Holy Hell! Grace Turns 20

Holy Hell! Grace Turns 20

Cedric Justice February 26, 2014 0

In the summer of 1994, Forrest Gump, Speed and the Lion King were topping the box office. OJ Simpson was arrested for suspicion of murder. Nelson Mandela went from being a prisoner to president,

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Café Medina’s La Santé: Vancouver, BC

Café Medina’s La Santé: Vancouver, BC

Cedric Justice February 26, 2014 0

My wife and I went to Vancouver, Canada, last January to celebrate our birthdays together. We were also celebrating my new-found freedom from the grinds of a day job—I just started my own business.

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“Pod” Cast: Portland’s Food Carts: January 2014

“Pod” Cast: Portland’s Food Carts: January 2014

Cedric Justice January 22, 2014 0

Caspian Kabob Synopsis: Caspian Kabob is an authentic, Iranian food cart. There isn’t a lot of Persian (Iranian) food around here, but the offerings are similar to the ubiquitous gyros carts that dot just

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Retrospective: June—A Saucerful of Secrets

Retrospective: June—A Saucerful of Secrets

Cedric Justice December 4, 2013 0

When a celebrity dies, my friends say, “It always happens in threes.” I have recently learned that 2013 has brought the demise of some of my favorite Portland restaurants. While it is uncommon to

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“Pod” Cast: Portland’s Food Carts: October 2013

“Pod” Cast: Portland’s Food Carts: October 2013

Cedric Justice October 30, 2013 0

Nong’s Khao Man Gai Synopsis: It’s all about the sauce. This place is simple: for $7, you get boiled chicken (the protomeat from The Matrix), boiled rice and a couple of slices of cucumber.

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Bete-Lukas: Portland, OR

Bete-Lukas: Portland, OR

Cedric Justice October 9, 2013 0

“Let me see if I remember this,” Peter says as he’s handing us the check, “It’s Sss—Cedric right?” “Wow, that’s incredible!” “And this is your third time here.” “Indeed it is.” Peter is the

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