The recent hit of sunny spring weather has us dreaming of fruity and floral cocktails, perfect for sipping on Besaw’s patio or in your own back yard. One easy way to get a jump on the season—without having to wait for spring’s bounty—is to use dried ingredients to infuse your spirit of choice. This way, […]
We love looking at great pictures of food; what restaurant team doesn’t? Here are some of the fabulous Besaw’s meals you may have missed, courtesy of Chef Michael Uhnak. Photographed by Event Coordinator and Office Manager, Kate Stone.
It’s a sunny day in Portland, and we’ve suddenly noticed the days are a little longer. And while we’re pining after the fruits of summer, we’re also thankful for Oregon’s long growing season, and the special yields of the winter garden. If you’re missing that crunch in your salad, that hint of bright color, that […]
A favorite at Besaw’s, this easy appetizer is sure to win over hungry bellies this Holiday Season. This is a great dish for entertaining because of its simple preparation. Plus, it’s a kid-friendly finger food. I start out with 21/25 Domestic Prawns. Let me translate that: shrimp and prawns are sold by the count. The […]
Jack, one of the creative minds in the Besaw’s kitchen, was regaling us the other day with tales of the old days in Western Montana, where he spent his youth. After long wintry days cooking at the logging camp, cleaning fish and trapping beaver, he’d settle down in his cozy cabin for a little Winter […]
Last night at Besaw’s, tiny elves on really long ladders worked through the night to put up our lovely Holiday decorations. The Besaw’s staff was surprised and delighted this morning when they arrived, pleased that the elves tastefully waited ’til after Thanksgiving weekend to do their magic. We can’t help but wonder if those elves […]
Many of our Portland area visitors will have noticed the recent, ground-breaking change in our city’s waste management policy: Portland Composts! We now have the opportunity to separate our food waste from other garbage, where it will be turned into compost, other soil amendments, clean energy and other valued products. But did you know that […]
As an avid listener of OPB on the morning commute, I was super excited to learn about last month’s annual Portland Fermentation Festival, held Thursday, October 20th at Ecotrust’s Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center in the Pearl. In my salivating anticipation of all things pickled and brined, I left the workhouse early and invited a […]