Portland, September 30th. Here’s a lifestyle story…Veteran food Writer Laurie Wolf marked the release of her new book with friends and foodies. Portland, Oregon Chefs Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the City is the first cookbook to gather Portland’s current top chefs and restaurants under one cover.
Laurie had the help of her daughter, Olivia at the book-signing.
With over 70 recipes for the home cook from more than 60 of the city’s most celebrated restaurants, Portland, Oregon Chefs Table is a celebration of what the New York Times calls the city’s “Golden Age” of dining and drinking.
The book-signing took place at Pastaworks on Hawthorne which has a walk-through entrance to the Powell’s Books next door.
Author Laurie Wolf and PortlandSocietyPage.com editor, Elisa Klein (Laurie’s our neighbor – we’re fans!)
Karen Parkin, Graeme Parkin, D’Mark Mick and Cathy Mick
Bruce Wolf is Laurie’s husband and the award winning photographer for the book. He’s pictured with Rick Gehrke and Kate Wagle
The Book is available on line at at bookstores including Powell’s.
Featured chefs included:
Amber Webster of 23 Hoyt,
Jobie Bailey of DOC,
Kevin Gibson of Evoe,
Chris Israel of Grüner,
Erik Van Kley of Little Bird Bistro,
Tracy Olsen of Random Order Coffeehouse & Baker,
Ben Bettinger (or sous) of Rum Club,
Erin Eberlein-Sage (pastry chef) of Screen Door,
David Gaspar de Alba of Yakuza Lounge,
Here’s some additional information:
“Laurie Wolf’s book has made me fall in love with Portland all over again. I moved to this city precisely because of the fantastic food scene, and seeing it captured so vividly through Laurie’s writing, the pitch-perfect recipe selection, and Bruce Wolf’s gorgeous photography simply confirms the premise that Portland is paradise. Now anyone can experience the charms of the city, and even enjoy the flavors in their own kitchens.” Martha Holmberg, founding editor of MIX magazine, and author of Modern Sauces
“In the same vein as Under the Tuscan Sun and A Year in Provence gave the reader a sense of place via the foods of the area, this beautiful book conveys what is most wonderful about Portland.” Marcy Blum, celebrity event planner
Celebrating Portland’s best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs,Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table profiles signature “at home” recipes from over 40 legendary dining establishments. A keepsake cookbook for tourists and locals alike, the book is a celebration of Portland’s farm-to-table way of life.
About the Author
Laurie Wolf was the food editor at Child magazine for eighteen years. She is also an accomplished food stylist whose work has been featured in Vogue, New York, Glamour, and more. She is the author of Candy Countdown and The Do It Myself Cookbook, among others. Visit her at foodfiendpdx.com. Bruce Wolf, an award-winning photographer, has shot commercial photography for numerous clients, including Martha Stewart, Vogue, New York, Architectural Digest, Viking, Jenn Air, G.E., and more.