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In 'Wine Girl,' Taking On The Old Boys Of The Wine World


Victoria James loves wine; she became a sommelier at 21 — but she discovered that the world of wine was an old boys' club that didn't welcome women. Her new memoir chronicles her fight to fit in.

'The Four Top': Coronavirus Hits The Food Industry


In this special episode, Carrie Welch, Vitaly Paley, and Heather Kintler discuss the profound impact that COVID-19 has had on their businesses.

The History Of Gardens In Times Of Turmoil


Spring weather and extra time at home may have you thinking about putting in or tending to a garden. It’s something past generations always did in times of turmoil.

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Arts | Food | Health

'The Four Top': The Future Of Food Is The Past

Is foraging the new farming? How will Gen Z change the food industry? And how will a cutting-edge grocery chain change the health industry? Panelists Rowan Jacobsen, Jen Bryman and Fernando Divina discuss.

local | Food | NW Life

'The Four Top' Special Episode: Assemblage Symposium

Could the Regenerative Agriculture movement save the planet? How can we empower agricultural workers to build better lives for themselves and their families? And how did an urban winemaker launch two worldwide movements?

Books | Food | NW Life

'The Four Top': Interview with Nancy Rommelmann

A prominent journalist discusses free speech and food culture. 

Arts | Food

The Modern Mocktail: 3 Distinctive Nonalcoholic Drink Recipes

How to make three nonalcoholic cocktails that will have your guests asking for another round. Also, learn some basic tenets of what makes a delicious mixed drink (with or without alcohol).

News | NW Life | Sustainability | local | Business | Food | Nation

Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

Savor the conversation. A roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.

Arts | Food

Photographing One Of America's Oldest Tofu Shops

Ota Tofu has nourished the Japanese American community in Portland, Ore., for more than 100 years, using a production process that has changed little through the decades.

local | Food | NW Life

'The Four Top': What Is Nattō?

Have you tried the Japanese breakfast food that's as sticky as chewing gum and "smells like stinky feet"? Meet nattō.

World | local | Food | NW Life

'The Four Top': Japanese Cuisine Today

What do Americans get wrong about Japanese flavors? Is it difficult for females to make it as professional Japanese chefs? And is Japanese cuisine bolstered by deep philosophical underpinnings?


'The Four Top' Bonus Episode: Interview With Farideh Sadeghin

How do you make a Boston cream doughnut from scratch? How can snack foods make you a more advanced cook? And how do food-related search results influence what's hot and what's not?


How 1 Small Bag Of Food On A Giant Sculpture Tells A Million Immigrant Tales

The theme of the work in the Vatican's St. Peter's Square is welcoming strangers. "The bag is a metaphor for nourishment ... the idea of bringing something to the table," says artist Timothy Schmalz.


Cooking With OPB

Recipes, tips and how-to's from around the Northwest.