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Bites for Rights this Thursday

Portlanders gay and straight alike are fond of their food. They’re also fond of their politics so what better way to combine those joys than to eat your way to a better world for gay, lesbian and transgender rights.

The 12th Annual Bites for Rights event is Thursday, June 23rd! For one day only, fair-minded restaurants, coffeehouses, bakeries, bars and food carts across the state will donate a portion of […]

Talking bacon slabs, travel and blogging for ‘Original Plumbing’ with ‘Ethical Butcher’ Berlin Reed

Ask the meat man

I was inspired to write about Berlin Reed aka the Ethical Butcher because of his BCN/PDX Spring Slabs deals, but Berlin is a busy guy and I just had to take this opportunity to ask him a whole host of queries. Luckily, he was amenable to answering all my questions ranging from butchery to blogging.

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‘Put It In Your Mouth with Wyatt Riot’ debut music video

Wolf and Owl's Shardell Dues with Wyatt Riot

Last September we introduced you to queer foodie show Put It In Your Mouth with Wyatt Riot. Since then Riot and Wolf and Owl Productions have continued to keep our taste buds tingling through their videos. This time, they’ve set it to music, effectively combining pretty much all the senses.

Music and lyrics by Wolf and Owl Productions and Wyatt Riot […]

Food porn from last night’s ‘Primal Cuts’ release party

Pork chops with mustard sauce. Photo by Diana Edwards.

Last night’s gastronomic get down was a culinary delight for queers and West Hillians alike. The atmosphere of Ethical Butcher Berlin Reed‘s meat meet-and-greet was the appropriately casual fancy that Portland so enjoys, and local farmers were rock stars and guests of honor. Diana Edwards and I caught the ‘Primal Cuts’ action on camera.

Bloodhound Photography‘s Ally Picard was also […]

A weekend of Andrea Gibson, fat fashion, ‘Primal Cuts’ of meat, ‘Gaylarious’ comedy and the get down

Andrea Gibson performs Saturday at the Q Center (my bad)

Thursday

The good news is that you haven’t missed her, but hopefully no one trudged over to the Q Center last night to see Andrea Gibson on my bad advice. She performs Saturday the 20th. Description below.

Primal Cuts a raucous book release – PDX gays might be known for veganism but I’ve also met a damn lot of […]

New queer foodie show ‘Put it in your mouth’ with Wyatt Riot

'Put it in your mouth' with Wyatt Riot

For awhile there was a Facebook group trying to get local queer foodie Wyatt Riot his own show on Logo. I don’t think it got very far. But Wyatt doesn’t need MTV networks to make homos in PDX want to know about the best food carts and places to put it in your mouth. I mean, Portland was recently voted #1 […]