Food | Entertainment | Health | NW LifeOPB | Aug. 14, 2017 7:16 a.m. | Portland
Does anyone take pregnancy food warnings seriously? What's the current state of fake meat? And why is "clean eating" considered to be harmful? Listen to Episode 25 of "The Four Top" to find out.
A podcaster asks if protest and civil disobedience are effective in today's era when it comes to demanding action on climate change.
Why would a fourth-generation Oregon rancher who doesn't put much trust in the government choose to work with federal agencies to restore salmon runs on her property?
What's the deal with cooking cannabis? Is the growing marijuana industry affecting the bottom lines of restaurants? And why was a small family dairy barred from labeling its skim milk as ... "skim milk"?
With the way the planet is changing, are you questioning whether having kids is the right choice? You're not alone.
How many seasons are there in a year? Six, according to a new cookbook. A salmon expert shares a few summer grilling techniques, and finally, we discuss the lasting legacy of culinary legend James Beard.
Food | Politics | Entertainment | local | NW LifeOPB | May 8, 2017 6 a.m.
Could the dining establishment bring social and political change to our nation? And in a similar vein, our second course will center around the role of undocumented workers in the food industry. Finally, we'll explore globally influenced Peruvian cuisine.
We get an update on some familiar themes — Republicans in Congress voting on a health care bill, a Portland protest that turned into a riot, and talk about corporate taxes in the Oregon Legislature.
EarthFix is pleased to introduce terrestrial, a new environment-focused podcast from a journalist who’s been with us since the beginning.
Agriculture | Food | local
'The Four Top': Restaurateurs Under Trump | Whence The Midsize American Farm? | Institutional EatingOPB | April 10, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Are restaurateurs pro- or anti-Trump? Where did midsize American farms go? And is there anything worse than hospital food? Oh .... right ... prison food.
Oregon’s leaders are picking fights with the Trump administration on a number of issues. The administration is pushing back, threatening to withhold grants from states that don’t get in line.
Food | Business | Entertainment | localOPB | March 27, 2017 6:13 a.m. | Portland
Are you being spammed by "spon con"? Is food-and-drink cobranding idiotic or innovative? And why is American brewpub food so universally terrible? To find out, tune into Episode 15 of “The Four Top.”
Portland commissioners are trying to enact a progressive agenda, but activists in council chambers are yelling at them to focus more on police reform and homelessness.
Oregon Rep. Greg Walden is at the center of Republican efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act — but the bill his committee came up with is not universally loved by Republicans.
We commence our three-course dining discussion with murder, theft, forgery and black market sales. These are all standard practices in the truffle trade, and recent research has unearthed the fact that the fragrant fungi can give diners a high.
How did Washington state emerge as the center for the resistance to Donald Trump's agenda?