SARA KRAMER & GLASSERIE + JOSHUA MCFADDEN & AVA GENE'S

THURSDAY 16 JANUARY 2014

AVA GENE'S IS HAPPY TO SHARE OUR KITCHEN WITH SARA KRAMER OF GLASSERIE FOR A COLLABORATIVE DINNER TO KICK OFF 2014! JOSHUA & THE KITCHEN CREW WILL BE FEATURING EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN FLAVORS & DISHES FROM SARA'S CATALOGUE ALONGSIDE OUR CURRENT WINTER MENU OF ITA...
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AVA GENE'S - #5 BEST NEW RESTAURANT IN AMERICA 2013

BON APPETIT MAGAZINE

I USED TO JUDGE A CHEF BY THE WAY HE OR SHE ROASTED A CHICKEN. BUT NOW THAT FARM-TO-TABLE IS THE STANDARD, IT'S MORE ABOUT WHAT THEY CAN DO WITH A CARROT. AT THE TRATTORIA-INSPIRED AVA GENE'S, THE SECOND RESTAURANT FROM STUMPTOWN COFFEE ROASTERS FOUNDER AND BUDDING RESTAUR...
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DINNER WITH JACOBSEN SALT CO

IF YOU'VE JOINED US FOR A MEAL AT AVA GENE'S, YOU'VE SEEN OUR KITCHEN STAFF WEARING JACOBSEN SALT CO CAPS WHILST COOKING THEIR HEARTS OUT. YOU HAVE ALSO TASTED THE DELICIOUS SALINE INFLUENCE BEN'S SALT HAS ON THE CREATIONS OF CHEF JOSHUA AND TEAM. OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE JACOBSEN FAMILY IS A STRONG ...
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AVA GENE'S + FRANNY'S = FAMILY

ON MONDAY, 5 AUGUST 2013, PLEASE JOIN AVA GENE'S IN WELCOMING ANDREW FEINBERG AND FRANCINE STEPHENS OF FRANNY'S IN BROOKYLN. OUR EXECUTIVE CHEF JOSHUA MCFADDEN COOKED AS CHEF DE CUISINE AT THEIR RESTAURANT BEFORE MOVING BACK TO PORTLAND IN 2011. ANDREW AND FRANCINE ARE CURRENTLY ON A CROSS COUNTRY BOO...
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PORTLAND MONTHLY: ITALY, ROCKING

HISTORICALLY, GRAND AMBITION HAS FIZZLED IN THIS TOWN LIKE A NORTH KOREAN ROCKET. RECLAIMED WOOD AND CONCRETE FLOORS HAVE BECOME THE UNIFORM. WE NOW HOUSE ENOUGH WOOD-FIRED FLAMES TO BURN DOWN THE ENTIRE NORTHWEST. WE NEED A NEW IDEA - A BAR-SETTER, A COHERENT PACKAGE OF PASSION AND PROFESS...
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THE OREGONIAN: LIVELY, WITH A SIDE OF RESTRAINT

LITERALLY, BAGNA CAUDA MEANS "HOT BATH," WHICH CAN BE A SENSORY ONSLAUGHT BY ITSELF. IT'S THE KIND OF PHRASING YOU'D EXPECT TO FIND ON THE MENU AT AVA GENE'S, WHICH PUSHES THE EXPERIENTIAL EDGE IN MANY WAYS: DISHES MORE COMMON TO SIENA THAN SOUTHEAST, COCKTAILS RESEMBLING INSPIRED CHEMISTRY EXPERIMENT...
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WILLAMETTE WEEK: AVA-GARDE

A USER'S GUIDE TO DUANE SORENSON'S OFFBEAT ITALIAN JOINT.

WHY WAS MY BEER COMING IN BOTTLES? TAP HANDLES HANG BEHIND THE BAR AT AVA GENE'S, THE NEW ITALIAN RESTAURANT FROM COFFEE KINGPIN DUANE SORENSON, AND THE TABLES AROUND MINE SEEMED TO BE GETTING FRESH, ECOLOGICALLY RESPONSIBLE KEGGED BEER...
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