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Taste Oregon’s Most Iconic Ingredients
Celebrated chefs dish up the state’s bounty year-round.
Home to evergreen forests, arid deserts, snowy peaks, grassy prairies, rocky coastlines and almost every ecosystem in between, this sprawling state is a wonderland of potential ingredients. Our bounty — from grass-fed beef in Eastern Oregon to sweet Dungeness crab harvested from beds of eelgrass off the Coast —feeds an ever-evolving and growing dining scene, permanently enshrining its place amongst the upper echelons of culinary destinations.
I sat down with five Portland chefs to talk about Oregon’s food scene and their love affair with five of the state’s most defining ingredients.