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Beast: Portland, OR

Beast: Portland, OR

Cedric Justice August 27, 2014 0

(Photo: Terri Wiley) “I think we should just meet them there,” my wife states skeptically. We were just about to make plans with a friend I haven’t seen in over eight years. Her hesitation

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The Sweet Girl: by Annabel Lyon

The Sweet Girl: by Annabel Lyon

Cedric Justice August 17, 2014 0

You first meet Pythias elbow deep in blood, dismantling a lamb with her father, the still-famous scientist and philosopher Aristotle. The time is the 300s BC, in a place far away from our modern

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Mai Thai: Portland, OR

Mai Thai: Portland, OR

Cedric Justice July 23, 2014 0

3104 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214 “I’m not sure this makes any sense,” she says. “Um… what?” I ask. My date points to the description next to the photo of a tropically ornamented

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

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

Cedric Justice July 9, 2014 0

I Like Thai Food Synopsis: The (white) elephant in the room for this inexpensive cart is its elephantine speed. Simply put, this cart bucks the 30-minute trend and was very slow to serve our

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Dan and Louis: Portland, OR

Dan and Louis: Portland, OR

Cedric Justice May 28, 2014 0

Address: 208 SW Ankeny St. Portland, OR 97204 Phone: (503) 227-5906 Sometimes, going out to eat makes you just want to stay at home. A few months ago, I redeemed some use-them-or-lose-them airline miles

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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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