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Erik Desjarlais

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Portland chef honored by Saveur editor


Erik Desjarlais's restaurant, Evangeline, was just named one of America's top ten French restaurants by Saveur magazine's editor-in-chief, James Oseland, in an article in USA...
By Jeff Inglis  |  August 11, 2009
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Full circle

For someone who once envisioned herself sequestered in a dusty library somewhere in England reading medieval literature, Krista Desjarlais, executive chef and owner of Bresca, has a life far from quiet and solitude.
Bresca's new collaborative effort brings intimacy back to dining
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  July 24, 2009
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Celebrating the deerly departed

Dressed in camouflage and toting hunter-orange cans of Miller High Life, a group of Portlanders gathered to celebrate the opening of deer season.
Fall feasts
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  October 24, 2007
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Soup for you

When it’s cold it is hard to do things. In recent weather every requirement of life feels like an affront to sweet inertia.
Liquid lunches are perfect for midwinter
By BRIAN DUFF  |  February 14, 2007