Departure in The News



About Time, “Foodie Guide to: Portland, America”April 2018

 Virtuoso,”The Virtuoso Life Luxury Travel Inspiration”April 27, 2018

 Pause Magazine, “PAUSE Travels: Portland, Oregon” April 11, 2018

U.S.News, “50 Top Rooftop Bars Around the World”Aril 2018

Food & Wine, “How Chefs with Food Allergies Are Raising the Food Safety Bar” April 3, 2018

Insider, “12 Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Hot Sauce”March 22, 2018

Open Table,” 100 Best Restaurants In America For A Big Night Out”March 2018

Food & Wine,”The Ultimate ‘Top Chef’ Tour of Colorado” March 7, 2018

Upserve Restaurant Insider, “How to Use Non-Alcoholic Drinks to Increase Check Totals” March 1, 2018

Food & Wine, “The 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists Have Been Announced” February 15, 2018

 SF Weekly,”James Beard Foundation Announces 2018 Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists”February 15, 2018

Food Republic, ” AWARDS Here Are The 2018 James Beard Restaurant And Chef Award Semi-Finalists” February 15, 2018

Eater, “Here Are the 2018 James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists” February 15, 2018

Seattle Met, “And Seattle’s James Beard Award Semifinalists for 2018 Are” February 15, 2018

Only In Your State, “You’ll Never Forgive Yourself If You Don’t Visit This Incredible Rooftop Restaurant In The U.S.”February 5, 2018

FSR Magazine, “James Beard Foundation Announces 2018 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists” February 2018

National Culinary Review,”Fermented Flavor” January 2018

1859 Oregon’s Magazine,”Departure’s Peking Duck” December issue

Portland Mercury,”The Mighty Peking Duck: The Best Holiday Bird” November 29, 2017

Eater Portland,”Here Are the Top Portland Food Events This Week” November 27, 2017


Food & Wine,”Padma Lakshmi and the ‘Top Chef’ Judges Spill the Show’s Most Intimate Secrets” November 29, 2017

Portland Monthly,”Activated Charcoal Bursts with Black Hue.” November 21, 2017

The Oregonian,”OSU to move into Meier & Frank building downtown” November 21, 2017

CultureMap Dallas,”These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week” November 21, 2017

The Oregonian,”David Sarasohn: Top chefs stir action on Oregon hunger” November 19, 2017

Tastemade,”Gregory Gourdet’s Seafood, Bacon & Kimchi Hotpot” November 19, 2017

Newsweek,”35 HOTELS WITH FOOD WORTH STAYING IN FOR” November 18, 2017

People Magazine,”These Are the Sexiest Male Chefs in America 2017″ November 15, 2017

Jetsetter,”JS Guide to Portland, Oregon” November 6, 2017

Nation’s Restaurant News,”Restaurants pucker up for Asian citrus” November 6, 2017

Restaurant Hospitality,”Calamansi, yuzu and kumquat brighten dishes and drinks” November 6, 2017

Spoon University,”The Best Restaurant For A Celebrity Spotting In Every State” November 5, 2017

Go Dairy Free,”Dining Out Dairy Free” November 4, 2017

Only In Your State,”The Rooftop Restaurant In Portland With The Best View In The City” November 3, 2017

Forbes,”How Feast Portland Became One Of The Country’s Hottest Food Festivals” September 29, 2017

Portland Mercury,”Things to Do Food” September 29, 2017

Food Republic,”Serve This Vietnamese Duck Curry With Crusty Bread” September 28, 2017

Eater Portland,”Here Are Portland’s Top Food Events This Week”September 25, 2017

CultureMap Dallas,”Top Knot Uncommon Ramen Series” September 24, 2017

Food Republic,”How To Make Char Siu-Style Pork Tenderloin At Home” September 22, 2017

Portland Mercury,”Let’s Chat About Feast, Bay-bee!” September 21, 2017
Portland Tribune,”Bread & Brew: Annual all-day, meat-fueled event is at height of its game” September 21, 2017

Portland Monthly,”Recapping Feast 2017: Everything You Missed”September 20, 2017

Eater Portland,”Hangover Observations From Feast Portland 2017″ September 19, 2017

Portland Mercury,”At Feast’s Smoked Event, Marrow Reigned Supreme” September 18, 2017

This Beautiful Day,”Food Diary: The BEST of FEAST 2017″ September 18, 2017


The Daily Meal,”Uniting Chefs, Eaters, and Plant Breeders: The 2017 Variety Showcase” September 15, 2017


Food Tank,”Uniting Chefs, Eaters, and Plant Breeders: The 2017 Variety Showcase” September 15, 2017

Our Little Blue Rock,”Review of Departure in Downtown Portland, Oregon” September 15, 2017

Eater Portland,”An Eater’s Guide to Portland” September 13, 2017


Portland Monthly,”Gregory Gourdet Flies Solo at 7th Annual Summer’s End Vegan Dinner” September 12, 2017

Robb Report,”Watch Chef Gregory Gourdet Share the Secret to His Bold and Delicious Flavors” September 9, 2017

Pursuitist,”Rooftop lounges have become the hottest boites in cities with large populations” September 7, 2017

Portland Monthly,”As the Columbia Gorge Burns, Reflecting on What This Place Means to Us” September 7, 2017

ChefSteps,”Ssamjang Steak, With Chef Gregory Gourdet” September 4, 2017

ChefSteps,”Char Siu-Style Pork Tenderloin, With Chef Gregory Gourdet” September 4, 2017

ChefSteps,”Black Pepper Chicken, With Chef Gregory Gourdet” September 4, 2017

Eater Portland,”7 Chilling Dishes to Beat the Heat This Weekend”September 1, 2017

KATU-TV,”” September 1, 2017

USA Today Travel, “10 Crave-Worthy Asian Restaurants in Portland, Oregon” August 29, 2017

Eater Portland, “Korean Food Fest Returns and More Culinary Events This Week” August 28, 2017

Portland Business Journal, “Inside the stunning new ‘Portland Cooks’ collection of Rose City recipes” August 23, 2017, “THINGS TO DO IN PORTLAND THAT’LL HAVE YOU EMBRACING THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST IN NO TIME” August 18, 2017

Drink Portland, “Portland’s Most Luxurious Rooftop Bars” August 15, 2017

1859, “Ready Or Not Cookbook Launch!” August 14, 2017

Portland Monthly, “How the Vegans Conquered Portland” August 14, 2017

OpenTable, “Far East Sweets: Asian-Inspired Desserts for a Flavorful Finale” August 14, 2017

Portland Monthly, “Vegan? Carnivore? Gregory Gourdet’s Summer Salad Satisfies All Eaters” August 14, 2017

AFAR,”” August 11, 2017

The Oregonian, Savoring a small kitchen: ‘Top Chef’ semifinalist Gregory Gourdet’s Portland bachelor pad” August 10, 2017

The Oregonian, Shaved Coconut Ice, Lychee, Mango, Cherries and Berries” August 10, 2017

Travel Portland, “Hearth Dinner” July 30, 2017

Travel Portland, Portland’s best rooftop bars” June 28, 2017

Eater Portland, Here’s Your Friday Food News Roundup” July 28, 2017

The Oregonian, “Chefs Week PDX Hearth dinner, Prime rib Mondays and more July Portland food events” July 26, 2017

PDX Food Press, “HAN OAK HEARTH DINNER – 7/30” July 26, 2017

The Oregonian, Portland’s 10 best rooftop bars, ranked by their views” July 25, 2017

The Points Guy, 10 Coolest Rooftop Bars in America” July 15, 2017

Eater Portland, “The 38 Essential Portland Restaurants, Summer 2017” July 11, 2017

James Beard Blog, “8 DISHES YOU NEED TO EAT IN AUGUST” July 11, 2017

Asbury Park Press, Enjoy The Nines, a luxury hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon” July 8, 2017

Eater Portland, 27 Late-Night Restaurants in Portland, Mapped” July 7, 2017

Portland Food and Drink, Best First Date Restaurant in Portland” July 7, 2017

Alaska Beyond, “Patio Season” July 2017

10Best USA Today, “Best Group-Friendly Restaurants in Portland, Oregon: Grab a Bite with Friends” June 26, 2017

Food Porn, “Too Good to Eat” June 25, 2017

Eater Portland, “Gregory Gourdet Does Ice Cream” June 23, 2017

Eater Portland, “52 Portland Patios to Catch the 2017 Summer Sun, Mapped” June 22, 2017

The Oregonian, “Behind the scenes with Departure Portland executive chef Gregory Gourdet.” June 22, 2017

Willamette Week, “One of the Most Popular Guidebooks in Japan is About Portland—We Talked to Its Makers About Why They Love Our City So Much”, June 21, 2017

KGW-TV, “Celebrate the start of summer at Departure” June 20, 2017

Portland Monthly, “Is Gregory Gourdet Making the Desserts of Summer?” June 19, 2017

Drink Portland, “Here’s Where You’ll Be Drinking in Portland This Summer” June 13, 2017



Munchies, “Portland Chefs Discuss Cultural Appropriation Amid Burrito Cart Closure” May 28, 2017

Portland Mercury, “Apocalyptic Patios” May 24, 2017

Food & Wine, “Here’s What 7 Running-Crazed Chefs Eat Before Races” May 24, 2017

KATU-TV, “Outdoor dining spots in the Portland area” May 17, 2017

The Oregonian, “Macy’s Portland downtown holiday parade is no more” May 8, 2017

Market Watch, “The Japanese Whisky Boom” May 7, 2017

Entrepreneur, “8 Founders on the Turning Points That Changed Their Businesses” May 4, 2017

Nation’s Restaurant News, “Pickles gain prominence on restaurant menus” May 3, 2017

Eater Portland, Catch the Summer Sun at These 29 Portland Patios, May 3, 2017

Eater Portland, Mae Turns Two and More Top Food and Drink Events This Week” May 1, 2017

Food & Beverage Magazine, “EAT AMERICA – Portland, Oregon” May 2017

Portland Business Journal “The Nines gets an artistic makeover” August 12, 2016

Fodor’s Travel “The Best Hotel Rooftops in the U.S.” August 11, 2016

Daily Astorian “Setting a new standard: Day Boat Tuna redefines fresh fish market” August 5, 2016

Portland Monthly “Portland’s 10 Best Outdoor Patios for Dining” August 2, 2016

Entrepreneur “For These Artisan Founders, Cute Small-Batch Goods Were Just the Beginning” August 2, 2016

Eater Portland “Korean Food Festival Line-Up Announced” July 27, 2016

Gluten Free Living “Three chefs share their tips and tricks of the gluten-free trade” July 20, 2016

Viva Lifestyle & Travel “Your Guide to a Guys Weekend in Portland” July 15, 2016

Oregonian “5th annual Bon Appetite Feast Portland 2016” July 12, 2016

Eater Portland “The 38 Essential Portland Restaurants, Summer 2016” July 6, 2016

Vacation Idea “Top 25 Romantic Weekend Getaway Ideas in the U.S.” July 3, 2016

Eater Portland “An Eater’s Guide to Portland” June 30, 2016 “Portland’s Best Happy Hours” June 28, 2016

Portland Monthly “Portland’s 10 Best Healthy Dishes of 2016” June 24, 2016

Foursquare “The 15 Best Places for An Octopus in Portland” June 22, 2016

Thrillist “Here’s Where We’ll Be Drinking Outside in Portland This Summer” June 15, 2016

Travel Portland “Eight great sushi spots around Portland” June 15, 2016 “The Best Hotels in Portland: From Artsy to Extravagant” June 20, 2016

Fodor’s Travel “Long Weekend in Portland, Oregon” June 17, 2016 “The 10 Best Rooftop Bars in the U.S.” June 23, 2016

AutoImmune Paleo “Carrot, Cucumber, and Avocado Salad”June 15, 2016

Tasting Table “You Don’t Know Jackfruit. Why you should be cooking with jackfruit (and an upside-down cake to prove it)” June 9, 2016

GQ “The Kitchen Tools Our Favorite Chefs Can’t Live Without” June 7, 2016

Fodor’s Travel “Portland’s 10 Essential Eats” June 2, 2016

Oregonian “Departure review: 2016 best Portland restaurants” May 31, 2016

Smart Meetings “5 Unique Rooftop Venues for Summer Events” May 31, 2016

Eater Portland “16 First Date Spots for Every Kind of Portlander” May 26, 2016

Foursquare “America’s Ultimate Rooftop Bars” May 19, 2016

Brewpublic “Feast Portland 2016 Festival Lineup Announcement” May 19, 2016

Eater Portland “Feast Portland Chef line-ups and main events announced” May 19, 2016

Oregonian “Feast Portland announces 2016 chef line-up” May 18, 2016

GQ Online “You’ve got backup in your next debate about truffle oil.” May 16, 2016

Travel Portland “Portland’s best rooftop bars” May 15, 2016

Oregonian “Penner-Ash Wine Cellars hosted a pre-International Pinot Noir Celebration Dinner with “Top Chef” winner Mei Lin and runners-up Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams benefitting the Children’s Cancer Association.” April 18, 2016

Oregonian “Portland’s Best Patios” April 2, 2016

Plate “Gregory Gourdet Becomes Culinary Director and More Western News” April 1, 2016

Eater Portland “Chef Xurro Collaboration Kicks Off” April 1, 2016

Eater Portland “Travel to Europe with Top Portland Chefs” March 24, 2016

PDX Food Press “Departure restaurant named to OpenTable’s ‘100 Hottest’ Restaurant in America” March 23, 2016

Thrillist “Portland’s Must-Try Cocktails” March 16, 2016

Discover Portland “15 Happiest Happy Hours” March 10, 2016

KGW-TV “Eat cheaply at Portland’s best restaurants during Portland Dining Month” March 3, 2016

KPTV-TV “Top Chef’ comes to Portland; casting for season 14” February 7, 2016

Travel Oregon “7 Oregon Restaurants” February 1, 2016

Oregonian “Celebrate Super Bowl 50 With Our 50 All Time Favorites” January 26, 2016

Portland Monthly “Top Picks for Chefs Week PDX” January 18, 2016

Scout Magazine “HEADS UP | Why You Should Brave The Dollar & Hit Portland’s Chefs Week PDX Next Month” January 18, 2016

Thrillist “The Portland Food Bucket List: 50 Things You Need to Eat Before You Die” January 18, 2016

OpenTable Blog “En Fuego! The 100 Hottest Restaurants in America 2016 #OpenTable100” March 23, 2016

Restaurant Business “Consumers’ 100 favorite restaurants” March 23, 2016

Forbes “The 100 Best Restaurants in America: OpenTable Releases Its 2016 List” March 23, 2016

FSR “Chef Gregory Gourdet promoted to Culinary Director of Departure Restaurants” March 16, 2016

Tabelog “America’s 13 Most Scenic Restaurants!” March 10, 2016

National Geographic Traveler “Sights and Bites: Portland, Oregon” February 24, 2016

Forbes Travel Guide “What A ‘Top Chef’ Finalist Is Preparing For Portland And Beyond” February 5, 2016

Austin Food Magazine “16 Delicious Reasons to Visit Portland in 2016” January 22, 2016

Fodor’s Travel “5 Reasons to Visit Portland, Oregon” January 4. 2016

IMBIBE, “Smith Teamaker’s Maker’s Series,” December, 2015

USA TODAY TRAVEL, “Winter-ready rooftop bars and bites,” November 17, 2015

Flavors of the USA, “Oregon’s Diverse Foods And Wines Are Ready For The Spotlight,” October 10, 2015

Pursuitist, “A Tale of Two Cities and One Car, the 2016 Lincoln MKX,” October 15, 2015

Open Table Blog, “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter: 17 To-Die-For Vegan Dishes #vegforward #chooseveg,” October 2, 2015

Open Table Blog, “Happy World Vegetarian Day! Here Are the 52 Most #vegforward Restaurants in America #chooseveg,” October 1, 2015

Kontrol Magazine, “Fall Spice and Aphrodisiac Inspired Dishes,” October 24, 2015

Tripping, “The 10 Best Rooftop Bars in the U.S.,” September 1, 2015

Paste Magazine, “Feasting in Portland: The Best Things at Feast,” September 22, 2015

In the Mix, “Indulge Bourbon and Rye,” September 1, 2015
Departure and Brandon Wise were featured in a story about bourbon and rye cocktails

Food & Wine, “The Best Cheesecakes in America,” September 1, 2015

Flavors of the USA, “8 Restaurants Where The View Is As Great As The Food,” September 1, 2015

USA TODAY, “‘Top Chef’ to lead shore excursions on Celebrity sailing,” August 18, 2015

Forbes Travel Guide, “Spending Two Perfect Days In Portland,” August 6, 2015

USA TODAY 10 Best, “10 Best Outdoor Dining Spots in Portland, Oregon,” July 13, 2015

Travel + Leisure, “16 Portland Farm Dinners Not To Miss This Summer,” July 13, 2015

Shape, “Easy Salad Upgrades for Your Best Bowl Ever,” July 1, 2015

Open Table Blog, “Dine Like a Local: The OpenTable 2015 Summer Road Trip Restaurant Guide #savortheroad,” July 29, 2015

Luxury Travel Magazine, “USA’s Best Hotel Rooftop Experiences for Summer,” June 8, 2015

Hob Nob, “Chef Gregory Gourdet: Life After Top Chef and Keeping It Healthy,” June 9, 2015

Condé Nast Traveler, “The Best Hotels in the Pacific Northwest: Readers’ Choice Awards 2014,” June 9, 2015

OregonLive (online), “Summer’s best drinks from local bars: The Cocktail Hour,” 7/31/2015

Eater PDX, “Guide to the Unofficial Feast Parties that Anyone Can Attend,” 9/17/2015

Portland Business Journal (online), “Eat It Up: Whole Foods gets into the Feast Portland spirit,” 9/16/2015

Pechluk’s Food Adventures, “Preview,” 9/16/2015

The Oregonian, (online) “Portland restaurant and bar events – Sept. 30 – Oct. 6,” 9/30/2015

Martha Chartreuse (blog), “Best Dressed #FeastPDX {Sandwich Invitational, OGBT and Teams}” 9/28/2015 (blog), “#FeastPDX Top 10” 9/28/2015

Portland Food and Drink, (online) “Portland’s most creative culinary talents take Autumn Harvest international, event to benefit St. Jude,” 9/24/2015

Eater PDX (online) “Hangover Observations from Feast Portland 2015,” 9/23/15

The Kitchen Paper (blog) “Feast 2015 Recap and Pictures,” 9/22/15 (online),” 9/17/2015 (online) “Feast Portland Begins Today,” 9/17/2015

Pechluk’s Food (blog), “Top Tips for Feast Portland and some Previews!” 9/16/2015

Portland Society Page (online) “Feast Portland Raises Funds for Hungry Kids & Brings Out the Best P-Town Food,” 9/18/2015, (online) “Feast Portland Kicked Off Last Night with Widmer Brothers Sandwich Invidational,” 9/18/2015

Portland Monthly Magazine (online) “There’s Still Time to Get Tickets to Feast’s Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting,” 9/14/2015

The Oregonian, (online) “’Quirky Portland’ gets more attention Monday on ’36 Hours,’ the Travel Channel TV series,” 9/11/2015

AM Northwest (TV Segment), “Feast Friday,” 9/4/2015 (online), “Feast Portland’s Best Drinking Events,” 9/1/2015

Ravenoustraveler (blog), “Interview with Gregory Gourdet, Executive Chef of Departure Restaurant and Lounge,” 8/17/2015

Kristi Does PDX (blog), “Departure,” 8/14/2015

Portland Monthly (online), “Your Guide to the Perfect Portland Weekend: Aug 14-16,” 8/12/2015

Localeur (blog), “Food & Drinks Worth the Splurge in Portland,” 8/12/2015

ThrillistPDX (online), “The 8 Best Free Bar Snacks In Portland,” 7/28/2015

ThrillistPDX (online), “The 12 Best Sushi Spots in Portland,” 7/28/2015

ThrillistPDX (online), “Where To Get The 10 Best Chicken Wings In Portland Right Now,” 7/28/2015

EaterPDX (online), “Where to Get Your East Coast Lobster Fix in Portland,” 7/22/2015

GoLocalPDX (online), “Related Slideshow: Portland’s Best Places to Drink Outside,” 7/20/2015

Portland Monthly (online), Jim Gaffigan, Portland, and Food: a Love Story?,” 7/16/2015

EatBeat (online), “Departure’s 5th Annual Summer’s End Vegan Dinner Announced,” 7/9/2015

OregonLive (online) Downtown Portland’s best restaurants: Diner 2015,” 6/23/2015

OregonLive (online), “Diner 2015: 101 Portland’s Best Restaurants,” 6/18/2015

EaterPDX, “Top Portland Restaurants with Great Private Dining Rooms,” 6/2/2015, “Mark Your Calendar for Marta NYC Pop-up at Roman Candle Baking,” 514/2015

Food & Wine, “Gluten-Free Chocolate-Almond Thumbprint Cookies” Feb 25, 2015

Runner’s World, “’Top Chef’ Runner-Up Gregory Gourdet Reflects on Finale,” 2/12/2015

National Press Clips Runner’s World, “Ultrarunner Gregory Gourdet is ‘Top Chef’ Finalist,” 2/10/2015

Madras Pioneer, “Portland Dining Month features 100-plus restaurants,” 2/26/2015

Portland Tribune, “Portland Dining Month features 100-plus restaurants,” 2/26/2015

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Q&A with Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams,” 2/23/2015

OregonLive, “Livestream Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams’ ‘Top Chef’ live Q&A on OregonLive tonight,” 2/23/2015

Movoto Blog, “19 Ways To Have The Night Of Your Life in Portland,” 2/20/2015

Madras Pioneer, ““And the best chef is…,” 2/19/2015

Woodburn Independent, “And the best chef is…,” 2/19/2015

Portland Tribune, “And the best chef is…,” 2/19/2015

GoLocalPDX, “Portland Well Represented Among James Beard Award Nominees,” 2/19/2015

Portland Mercury, “The 13 Portland Restaurants and Chefs Nominated for 2015 James Beard Awards,” 2/18/2015

OregonLive, “James Beard Foundation announces Portland semifinialists (analysis),” 2/18/2015

Eater PDX, “Behold Portland’s 2015 James Beard Award Semi-Finalists,” 2/18/2015

OregonLive, “Meet Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams at The Oregonian’s Speaker Series: Top Chef Live Q&A,” 2/17/2015

OregonLive, “Portland Dining Month returns in March with deals at more than 100 restaurants,” 2/13/2015

Portland Monthly, “The Top Chef Exit Interview: Gregory Gourdet,” 2/12/2015

OregonLive, “Gregory Gourdet stays fearless, narrowly misses ‘Top chef’ glory (Q&A),” 2/12/2015, “Portlander Gourdet finishes 2nd in ‘Top Chef’ finale,” 2/12/2015

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: Portland’s Gregory Gourdet finishes second, as Los Angeles chef Mei Lin wins,” 2/11/2015

Eater PDX, “Get Ready for the Top Chef Finale Tonight,” 2/11/2015

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: Will Gregory Gourdet be Portland’s first ‘Top Chef’ winner?,” 2/11/2015

OregonLive, “The ‘Top Chef’ effect: Do Portland chef appearances on reality cooking show impact their restaurants,” 2/11/2015

Eater PDX, “Top Chef Judges, and Adams Himself, Reflect on his Impressive Run,” 2/6/2015

Pechluck’s Food Adventures, “Dumpling Week 2015 Recap So Far…,” 2/5/2015

Thrillist PDX, “The 8 Best Free Bar Snacks in Portland,” 2/5/2015

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: Portland’s Gregory Gourdet moves on to the finale – but Doug Adams doesn’t,” 2/4/2015

OregonLive, “’Top Chef’ Season 12: Handicapping which chef – including Portland’s Gregory Gourdet and Doug Adams – will win,” 2/4/2015

Eater PDX, “Watch Gregory Gourdet Lose it on a Spinning Acrobatic Airplane,” 2/4/2015

OregonLive, “Portland’s first #DumplingWeek: Our photos so far,” 2/4/2015

OregonLive, “Here’s the full list of dishes from our Dumpling Week restaurants (Updated),” 2/4/2015

Portland Food and, “Valentine’s Day 2015 – Where to Romance!,” 2/2/2015

Portland Monthly, “The Perfect Party: February 2015,” 2/2/2015

Forbes, “Top Chef Finalist Gregory Gourdet Dishes On Losing The Title And What’s Next” February 18, 2015

Cuisine Noir, “Getting to Know Chef Gregory Gourdet from “Top Chef”” February 13, 2015

NBC News, “9 Questions For ‘Top Chef’ Runner Up, Gregory Gourdet” February 12, 2015

US Weekly, “Top Chef Winner Revealed: Did Mei Lin or Gregory Gourdet Win?” February 12, 2015

Yahoo Food, “Who will win Top Chef this season?” February 11, 2015

Food & Wine, “12 Mexican Snacks for a Top Chef Season 12 Finale Viewing Party” February 11, 2015, “Winter-ready rooftop bars and bites” February 10, 2015, “Winter-ready rooftop bars and bites” February 10, 2015

Runner’s World, “Ultrarunner Gregory Gourdet is ‘Top Chef’ Finalist” February 10, 2015, “Gregory’s sweet potato brownies recipe featured in this slideshow of healthy Valentine’s Day recipes” Feb 06, 2015

USA Today Travel, “Cool and creative culinary gardens”, February 2015, “FoodWorx: The ultimate Portland foodie event” February 2, 2015

Restaurant Hospitality, “Gregory Gourdet continues to wow jaded Portlandians at Departure” January 2015

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

Madras Pioneer, “Chefs crush it with new video game, TV competition,” Oct. 29, 2014

Wilsonville Spokesman, “Chefs crush it with new video game, TV competition,” Oct. 29, 2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 10/19 – 11/4,” Oct. 29, 2014

Portland Tribune, “Chefs crush it with new video game, TV competition,” Oct. 29, 2014

OregonLive, “Portland’s 100 best bars: Bar Tab 2014,” Oct. 28, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat Weekly Planner,” Oct. 28, 2014

Eater PDX, “Departure Chef Gregory Gourdet is Now a Video Game Character,” Oct. 28, 2014

Portland Mercury, “The Many Lives of Gregory Gourdet,” Oct. 28, 2014

OregonLive, “15 perfect pumpkin recipes to get you into the Halloween spirit: Foodday Favorites,” Oct. 23, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Eat Beat Weekly Planner,” Oct. 21, 2014

Portland Food and, “4th Annual Vegan Dinner with Chef Gregory Gourdet at Departure,” Oct. 21, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Departure’s Gregory Gourdet Launches Monthly Pop-up Dinners,” Oct. 21, 2014

Portland Monthly, “King of Brussels,” Oct. 20, 2014

Portland Monthly, “7 Days in Portland, Endless Eating Possibilities,” Oct. 20, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Top Chef Recap: Episode 1,” Oct. 16, 2014

Eater PDX, “Top Chef Recap: Portland Chefs School the Chumps,” Oct. 16, 2014

Portland Food and, “Introducing the Compass Dinner Series at Departure,” Oct. 15, 2014

Thrillist Portland, “Portland’s Best Food/Drink Neighborhoods, Ranked,” Oct. 15, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Two Portland Chefs to Compete on Top Chef Tonight,” Oct. 15, 2014

Eater PDX, “A House Divided: Gourdet and Adams Compete on Top Chef Boston, Premiering Tonight,” Oct. 15, 2014

OregonLive, “TV Tonight: Tow Portland chefs on ‘Top Chef’; ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,’” Oct. 15, 2014

Willamette Week, “Bustin’ the Glutes: Portland Restaurant Guide 2014,” Oct. 5, 2014

Willamette Week, “Free the Animals: restaurant Guide 2014,” Oct. 15, 2014

OregonLive, “Two Portland chefs talk about competing on all new ‘Top Chef’ Boston season,” Oct. 10, 2014

Portland Food and, “Eat This, Drink That: Urban Farmer Dinner with Hennessy Cognac,” Oct. 9, 2014

Portland Tribune, “Paleo author to prepare brunch,” Oct. 9, 2014

Madras Pioneer, “Paleo author to prepare brunch,” Oct. 9, 2014

OregonLive, “Portland restaurant and bar events – Week of 10/8 – 10/14,” Oct. 8, 2014

Portland Food and, “Nom Nom Paleo Pop Up At Departure,” Oct. 6, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Departure’s Paleo Pop-Up Brunch with Nom Nom Paelo,” Oct. 6, 2014

Life Redefined Magazine – ‘The Finest Comfort Food’ – Fall 2014

The Fabulous Report, “Celebrate World Sake Day With These modern Recipes,” Oct. 1, 2014

Portland Monthly, “Dining Guide,” Oct. 1, 2014

Urban Bliss Life, “Feast 2014 Recap,” Oct. 1, 2014

Eater PDX, “Portland’s Best Chefs Face-Off Over Chili,” Oct. 1, 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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