News Release

Hawthorne Books Releases Liz Crain’s Food Lover’s Guide to Portland 2nd Edition (Pub date: 9/1/14)

For immediate release 14 Apr 2014

Contact: 503-327-8849 rhughes@hawthornebooks.com |

For residents and visitors alike, Food Lover’s Guide to Portland is a road map to finding the best of the best in America’s favorite do-it-yourself foodie mecca. Navigate Portland’s edible bounty with this all-access pass to hundreds of producers, purveyors, distillers, bakers, food carts, and farmers markets. This book is the indispensable guide to it all. In the second edition, readers get 30+ new full listings, 150+ new businesses, a new food cart chapter by food cart expert Brett Burmeister, and a Hispanic Market section from food writer and Mi Mero Mole owner Nick Zukin. Whether you’ve lived in Portland your entire life, are visiting for business or pleasure, or are a hungry transplant, this book will help you find all that is delicious in Portland. Liz Crain is the author of Toro Bravo: Stories, Recipes, No Bull (McSweeney’s) written with John Gorham.

Praise for Toro Bravo

“These guys make Portland one of the most exciting restaurant cities in the world today.” –-Mario Batali


“I’m certain both professional chefs and home cooks will love [Toro Bravo].” –-Ferran Adrià, Head chef at El Bulli


Toro Bravo’s magic lies in its ability to seamlessly merge the art of cooking with the commerce of dining: these are small plates, with big ideas.” –Andrew Zimmern, co-creator and host of Bizarre Foods

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