hongda

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  1. The Soup Topic (2013–)

    Better than Bouillon makes a fish version and a lobster version of their stock concentrate. Available at several online retailers.
  2. I have not had the chance to try the Grappa. If you are ok with crowds, Pine Street Market can be fun. http://www.pinestreetpdx.com/ So many awesome places to dine in Portland.
  3. Oh, also if you are interested in distilleries, Clear Creek is just North of the Pearl http://www.clearcreekdistillery.com/tasting-room/
  4. Paley's place is always a winner. http://www.paleysplace.net/ Chef Naoko just opened a new dinner restaurant serving dinner: http://www.shizukupdx.com/#general I'll second teardrop. Shift Drinks is pretty good for drinks as well. http://shiftdrinkspdx.com/
  5. Lay Off My Food

    A local popup serves only family style, which allows them to concentrate on a few dishes. http://www.maepdx.com/
  6. There are also a nice selection of ethiopian restaurants in Portland http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18715-teff-love.html
  7. Using koji to "age" steaks

    Chef John tried it out http://foodwishes.blogspot.com/2016/04/koji-rubbed-steak-new-age-dry-age.html
  8. The new Milk

    I've never heard of A2 milk, but I've been enjoying fairlife milk. Apparently it's ultra filtered and is lactose free due to the process. It suddenly appeared in all the stores around my area.
  9. A tech blog ran through several of the recipes http://www.engadget.com/tag/cognitivecomputing/
  10. If you know the recipe name, here's a handy index http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_America%27s_Test_Kitchen_episodes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Cook%27s_Country_episodes I don't see a corresponding video for brown rice salad either.
  11. Apparently you can taste anything ready-to-eat at Trader Joe's http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/shortorder/2012/09/five_things_you_need_to_know_a.php?page=2
  12. Alton Brown's recipe only calls for grains of paradise.
  13. Trader Joe's customer service explicitly states that they are not made by general mills. http://groovygreenlivin.com/trader-joes-doesnt-allow-gmos-in-their-private-label-products/
  14. Wood paddles? http://shop.ruhlman.com/products/copy-of-acacia-wood-paddles
  15. Peanut Sauce

    How about along the lines of an african peanut stew http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/member/views/DOUBLE-RECIPE-SPICY-AFRICAN-PEANUT-SOUP-AND-HOW-TO-RE-PURPOSE-IT-INTO-SPICY-PEANUT-SAUCE-51401601