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Tour De Chef

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 24, 2016

OPB TV host Katrina Sarson and local author Diana Abu-Jaber talk to five different Portland chefs about their new cookbooks.

Jack Roberts Is Fired | Tiny Houses For Homeless | Sex Trafficking Prevention | Restaurant Tipping

OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2016

We talk to Oregon Lottery director Jack Roberts about his sudden termination. Then the author of a guide for cities wanting to build tiny house communities joins us, and we talk to a formerly trafficked sex worker about what she’s now doing to help other girls and women get out of the industry.

Public Safety | Klamath Drug Task Force | Special Districts | Restaurant Tipping

OPB | Broadcast: March 23, 2016

We hear about Josephine County’s decision to declare a public safety fiscal emergency and we'll learn about a drug task force that’s being resurrected to combat meth- and heroin-related crime in Klamath County. We'll also learn about Oregon’s special districts, and hear why Le Pigeon decided to eliminate tipping.

3 Chefs On Restaurants, The Kitchen & Thanksgiving

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2015

Cathy Whims, Naomi Pomeroy and new chef and entrepreneur Jen Datka join us share their thoughts about the industry.

Yes, Portland Is Indeed A Foodie City

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2015

A new report from PSU finds that the food industry provides over 11 percent of the jobs in the region and adds over $6 billion in profits to the local economy.

Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 18, 2015

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Restaurateur Chooses To Raise Minimum Wage For Employees

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2015

Kurt Huffman is paying his The Loyal Legion employees starting wages between $15-18 to assure them a livable income.

More Food Carts On The Way In Salem And Possibly Vancouver

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.

Portland Cuisine To Watch (And Taste) in 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 8, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Two food critics talk about what they ate last year and what they're looking forward to in 2014.

Cookbook Celebrates Five Years At Le Pigeon

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2013

We'll explore the secrets behind the nationally-recognized Portland restaurant, Le Pigeon.

Karen Brooks Investigates The Mighty Gastropolis

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2013

What turned Portland into a national food destination?