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Cut calories in the New Year

Several Portland restaurants will offer menu items at the price of their calorie count on Tuesday, January 3 — a nod toward the city's obesity prevention initiative and recent efforts to get local, non-chain eateries to provide nutrition information to t
Getting healthy
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 30, 2011

Political fodder

Despite some notable successes described here last week, 2010 was a sobering year for the restaurant business.
Will the GOP save the restaurant industry?
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 31, 2010
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A beam of light

We live in an era in which we are grateful when people get the big things right, even if the details are off. Too often these days we find the opposite: well-titled books with little insight, an economy that "grows" but produces nothing of actual value
El Rayo lets the ingredients shine
By BRIAN DUFF  |  July 10, 2009