Monthly Archives: February 2012

Perfect Pickler: Picklopolis

In case you haven’t noticed we’ve been “blogging the shit” out of Monday’s 2nd Annual Perfect Pickle event with our 12 Days of Pickles, short interviews with our contending chefs, like Olympic Provisions, Biwa and Yume Confections. The idea is simple. Last September, 12 top Portland chefs were given ten pounds of organic pickling cucumbers and […]

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Perfect Pickle 2012–who decides?

We are just days away from the 2nd Annual Perfect Pickle (this Monday! Holocene!) and we wanted to demystify the awarding of Portland’s Top Pickler of the Year. Who decides? Who are these  fermentation fiends? What are their qualifications? This year, we have been very lucky to procure some of the smartest and saltiest judges, […]

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Perfect Pickler: Yume Confections

We’re just days away from the Perfect Pickle, and all week we’ve been highlighting the 12 participating chefs. The idea is simple. Last September, 12 top Portland chefs were given ten pounds of organic pickling cucumbers and put to the challenge to create the Perfect Pickle. On February 6th, at the 2nd Annual Perfect Pickle, we will be opening up […]

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