10 Sep '11, 6am

Jake's Famous Crawfish, Portland, Oregon

Jake's Famous Crawfish, Portland, Oregon

I had a feeling that this place (401 SW 12th Avenue, 503-226-1419) was a bit of a tourist trap. But hey - it's hard for me to resist wood-paneled seafood places like this, especially when it was this old and apparently well known too. We came here tonight with several things already in mind: steamed manila clams, a wedge salad, and - given the shop's name - the crawfish boil. I was kinda let down. I don't know if it's because these locally-sourced crawfish were different from the ones in Louisiana , but the tails on these were so much smaller than the heads, thus not leaving much to eat. Worse, the heads didn't really have any "soup" left in them, thus not providing much of that savory goodness to suck out either. At least the sausages were spicy, and I'm never going to complain about corn on the cob. Well, the steamed clams (and their juice in particular) were super savor...

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Whole Bowl, Portland, Oregon

Whole Bowl, Portland, Oregon

eatbma.blogspot.com 10 Sep '11, 12am

We finally made it to some of Portland's famous food carts for lunch today, in particular the cluster at SW 9th and Alder....

Ringside Fish House, Portland, Oregon

Ringside Fish House, Portland, Oregon

eatbma.blogspot.com 09 Sep '11, 4am

Ringside Fish House, Portland, Oregon I had no idea if this place was going to be any good (838 SW Park Avenue, 503-227-39...

In Oregon, Last Stand for Commercial Solar?

In Oregon, Last Stand for Commercial Solar?

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Sep '11, 2pm

But those projects were widely funded by money locked in long ago from the all-but-extinct Business Energy Tax Credit (BET...

Oregon Resorts | The Brasada Ranch Renaissance - JustLuxe.com: JustLuxe.comOregon Resorts | The Brasada Ranch Re...

Oregon Resorts | The Brasada Ranch Renaissance ...

justluxe.com 09 Sep '11, 6pm

My exceptional experience was the result of a renaissance of vision and mission provided the new owners. Brasada Ranch was...

Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Portland Farmers Market at PSU

eatbma.blogspot.com 11 Sep '11, 7am

The Portland Farmers Market runs at several locations across the week, but Saturday at Portland State Universityu seems to...

Del Monte Sues FDA and Oregon Over Cantaloupe Recall - Eat. Drink. Better.

Del Monte Sues FDA and Oregon Over Cantaloupe R...

eatdrinkbetter.com 05 Sep '11, 12pm

Del Monte is suing the FDA and the state of Oregon over a cantaloupe recall from March of this year. A Short History of th...

The Famous Grouse Celebration Decanter

The Famous Grouse Celebration Decanter

luxuo.com 30 Aug '11, 11am

Whisky supplier The Famous Grouse has created a limited-edition blend to commemorate 30 years as Scotland’s favourite whis...