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How to Build Your PDX Breakfast Cred

Let’s say you were on a mission to uncover the best places in Portland for breakfast. Would you a) Google it; b) head to The Pearl; or c) hire a brunch sherpa? While Google may result in an array of choices and The Pearl may suffice, the correct answer is C. Why? Because hiring a brunch sherpa […]
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List of Chez Clark Hashcapades: Potato Hash Recipes

For the uninitiated, Chez Clark is the fancy name for my little kitchen where occasional magic occurs. Mayhem is even more likely, especially when scaling up to feed hungry hordes – e.g. Bacon Takedown! I’ve tried to organize by main meat ingredient and I’ve started a veggie section at the end. As with my List of […]


Short Rib Hash at Lon’s in Phoenix

Hot! Hot! Hot! You’d think I’d welcome the mercury’s rise past the 60s. But my quick business trip to Phoenix was a rude awakening – 103 already! Where’s my happy compromise, say, 80? Oh, that’s right. I’m missing the best day of the year so far in Portland, while I sweat it out here in […]


List of Portland (+ Other Cities) Hashcapdes

I’ve officially reached 20+ hashcapades in Portland (+ other cities) and thought it might be helpful to have a list, a directory of sorts. Need the website for the restaurant? Check! Need to read my hashcapade for the restaurant, if posted? Check! Need to know what kind of potato hash is served? Check! What? You […]


Hashcapade at The Heathman Restaurant

As Yogi Berra once said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” We planned a hashcapade at Screen Door and by the time we were sufficiently caffeinated to brave the Sunday crush, we were an hour out from heaven on the waitlist. Not gonna happen. Here’s where it gets more interesting. Astute readers will remember my sage advice to always […]


Sous Vide Short Rib Hash with Chipotle Sauce

Not content to merely experience hashcapades at Portland area restaurants, I thought I would share my potato hash escapades at Chez Clark – that’s right, my own personal Kitchen Stadium sans Alton Brown. To set the stage, I need to explain the genesis of this dish: MIX Magazine’s March 2010 article, “Sous vide smack-down.” In […]


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