"I came here in the early ’60s," recalls Roger Porter, food critic and professor of English. "I asked someone what Portland was like, and he said, ‘It’s the kind of town where if you ask for a bottle of wine by name, they think you’re a homo.’ "

How did Portland, a soggy city on the West Coast, come to be the scrappiest, most original gastronomic destination in America? 

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"I came here in the early ’60s," recalls Roger Porter, food critic and professor of English. "I asked someone what Portland was like, and he said, ‘It’s the kind of town where if you ask for a bottle of wine by name, they think you’re a homo.’ "
How did Portland, a soggy city on the West Coast, come to be the scrappiest, most original gastronomic destination in America? 
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