Departure in The News

GoLocalPDX, “15 to Watch in 2015: Doug Adams,” 12/29/2014

GoLocalPDX, “5 Holiday Cocktail Recipes From Portland Bars,” 12/24/2014

Eater PDX, “The Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve Dining in Portland,” 12/19/2014

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: In ‘Big Sausage,’ Portland chefs shine and stumble,” 12/18/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 9,” 12/18/2014

Thrillist Portland, “The 8 Best Coffee- Based Cocktails in Portland,” 12/18/2014

Portland Food and, “Next Stop – Haiti: The Second Installment of Compass Dinner Series,” 12/17/2014

Portland Food and, “New Year’s Eve 2014 – Where to go in Portland,” 12/17/2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 12/17 – 12/23,” 12/17/2014

Thrillist Portland, “13 Things You Must Do in Portland This Winter,” 12/17/2014

OregonLive, “20 holiday cocktails to taste around town or make at home: The Cocktail Hour,” 12/17/2014

Salt. Water. Coffee., “Sara’s 2015 Portland Holiday Gift Guide For Foodies,” 12/16/2014

Portland Monthly, “Departure Chef Gregory Gourdet Taps his Haitian Roots,” 12/16/2014

Eater PDX, “PICA Presents a Fundraising Raffle for Food Lovers,” 12/12/2014

The Oregonian, “Chef’s Week PDX,” 12/12/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 8,” 12/11/2014

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ season 12: Can anything stop Portland’s competing chefs?,” 12/11/2014

Thrillist PDX, “11 Portland Instagrams You Need to Follow Right Now,” 12/11/2014

Eater PDX, “Portland Restaurants Open on Christmas Eve and/ or Christmas,” 12/10/2014

Portland Business Journal, “Chefs to convene for high-profile (and, for one meal, $250 a pop) Portland dinners, food programs,” 12/9/2014

Portland Food and, “Restaurants Open Christmas Eve/Day in Portland 2014,” 12/8/2014

OregonLive, “Chefs’ Week 2015: More West Coast chefs and local collaborations to take over Portland in Feb.,” 12/8/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 7,” 12/4/2014

Portland Food and, “Departure’s Duck Dynasty Returns All December Long with Gregory Gourdet’s Pecking Duck,” 12/2/2014

GoLocalPDX, “10 Things ‘Basic’ Girls in Portland Do,” 12/1/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 6,” 11/20/2014

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: Was a Portland chef’s goose cooked in a Thanksgiving challenge?,” 11/20/2014

Portland Mercury, “Douggie Fresh,” 11/19/2014

GoLocalPDX, “Is Portland’s Gourdet Unstoppable on Top Chef Boston?,” 11/18/2014

Eater PDX, “Announcing the 2014 Eater Award Winners for Portland,” 11/17/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 5,” 11/13/2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 4,” 11/6/2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 11/5 – 11/11,” 11/5/2014

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat Weekly Planner,” 11/4/2014

Portland Monthly, “Fancy Toast Takes Over,” 11/4/2014

Portland Monthly, “Portland News to Chew,” 11/3/2014

Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners: Portland Monthly Mag,” 10/20/2014

Paleo author to prepare brunch with Departure chef Gregory Gourdet: Portland Tribune,” 10/09/2014

Departure’s Paleo Pop-Up Brunch with Nom Nom Paleo: Portland Monthly Mag,” 10/06/2014

Salt Water Coffee, “Feast Portland Night Market: The Haute Couture of Street Food,” 9/28/2014

Hummingbird High, “Feast Portland 2014: USA Pears Night Market,” 9/27/2014

Food Republic, “8 Chefs On What It Means To Cook And Eat And Treasure Ethnic Food In America Today,” 9/25/2014

The Latin Kitchen, “Feast Portland: A Cornucopia of Oregon’s Best,” 9/23/2014

NomNerd, “Meaning of Feast: 2014,” 9/23/2014

Seattle Magazine, “Your Feast Portland Survival Guide,” 9/18/2014

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat Weekly Planner,” 9/9/2014

OregonLive, “Downtown Portland’s 10 best happy hours,” 9/3/2014

Portland Monthly, “Portland Restaurants Give in to Melon Mania,” 9/2/2014

Star-Advertiser/Honolulu Pulse, “SuperCity: Soulful house and a full belly”, 08/13/14, “Departure’s Vegan Desserts: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Dairy!”, 07/24/14

Travel Pulse, “Hotel Trends Summer 2014: Food and Beverage”, 06/19/14

AM New York, “5 honeymoon destinations that are off the beaten path” , 06/18/14

Luxury Travel Magazine, “What’s In & What’s Out: 10 Hotel Trends to Watch This Summer”, 06/12/14

USA Today, “Summer suppers: Great rooftop restaurants and bars”, Summer 2014

Serious Eats, “Ask A Bartender: Cocktails for Summer Entertaining” 06/02/14

Plate Magazine, “Plats du Jour” Summer, 2014 (requires a free signup)

Food Fanatics, “The Reel Deal on Mobile Video for Restaurants” (video features Chef Gregory Gourdet), Summer 2014

Portland Mercury, “Eat Your Vegetables!” 5/21/2014

SIP Northwest, “We Dig: Rooftop Rendezvous’,” 6/3/2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 6/4-6/10,” 6/5/2014

Travel + Leisure, “T + L’s Definitive Guide to Portland, Oregon,” 6/17/2014

Modern Mom, “Portland, Oregon: Departure Restaurant & Blue Star Donuts,” 7/8/2014

Portland Food and Drink, “Colorful Summer Cocktails Made-to-Order and on Draft from Departure’s West Deck,” 7/10/2014

Portland Monthly, “Ranking Salt & Straw’s Best (and Worst) Flavors Ever,” 7/11/2014

Portland Monthly, “Portland’s 10 Best Guilt-Free Dishes,” 7/17/2014

Eater PDX, “Arbitrary Listage,” 7/17/2014

Portland Mercury, “PDX APPROVED 2014: Drinks & Night Life,” 7/17/2014

Honolulu Pulse, “SuperCity: Soulful house and a full belly,” 08/13/14

Forbes Travel Guide, “Two Perfect Days in Portland,” 08/06/13

Fodor’s,Chef Gregory named as a Portland Chef who is “doing amazing things these days,” 08/05/14, “Portland Oregon Gay Guide and Photo Gallery,” 08/14

Open Table, “Diners’ Choice Top 100 Hot Spots 2014,” 04/19/14

Travel and Leisure, “America’s Best Places to Eat Like a Local,” 03/20/14

USA Today, “Portland, Ore. Weekend Trips for Romance,” 03/11/14

First We Feast, “10 Dishes That Made My Career: Gregory Gourdet,” 02/10/14

Men’s Journal, “A Sake Cocktail from Portland’s Departure,” 01/17/14

Thrillist, “7 Best Late Night Eats in Portland,” 12/11/13

Food Fanatics, “Meatball Restaurant,” 11/14/13

Serious Eats, “Ask a Bartender,” 11/13/13

Sizzle Magazine, “Gluten-Free Succeeds,” 11/03/13

Sizzle Magazine, “Foraged Flavor,” 11/03/13

Eater PDX, “Eaterwire,” 10/29/13

Cheers Magazine, “What I’m Drinking Now,” 10/24/13

Virgin America, “Cheat Sheet | Portland,” 10/03/13

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat,” 10/01/13

Huffington Post, “15 Sak-Tails,” 10/01/13

Portland Food and Drink, “Best First-Date Restaurants,” 09/12/13

Eater PDX, “Chef in the Kitchen,” 09/06/13

Examiner, “9 Notable Hotel Rooftop Bars,” 09/02/13

Nation’s Restaurant News, “Nut Milk Goes Mainstream,” 07/02/13

A Luxury Travel Blog, “10 Amazing US Hotel Rooftops,” 06/29/13

Huffington Post, “Seventeen Tequila Sunrises,” 06/28/13

Thrillist PDX, “The Patio Power Rank,” 06/21/13 Luxury Travel, “Hotel Hotspots are the Place to Be,” 04/02/13

USA Today, “OpenTable Diner Reviews Reveal the Top 100 Dining Hot Spots,” 03/27/13

Portland Monthly, “The Voracious Appetites of Chef Gregory Gourdet,” 03/22/13

Austin Statesman, Indie Chefs Week Brings Under the Radar Chefs to Austin– 12/18/12, Portland’s Top 10 Vegan Dishes: The complete list – 10/30/12 

Restaurant News, Chef  Gregory Crowned King of American Seafood at Annual Cook Off – 08/16/12 

The Oregonian, Chef Gregory and Portland Chef’s tout Oregon’s Bounty in NYC for FEAST- 05/22/12

Huffington Post: Travel, America’s Best Rooftop Bars (PHOTOS) –  4/21/12

The Oregonian, Small Bites: 3 Questions with Gregory Gourdet, kitchen shares, flavoring beans –  4/9/12

Eater PDX, Announcing Portland’s Hottest Chef 2012: Greg Gourdet – 2/17/12

Sunset Magazine – Favorite Outdoor Bar – 06/01/2010 Rachel Levin

Travel + Leisure Hottest Hotel Rooftop Bars – 04/28/2009 Elizabeth Woodson


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