Chef John Gorham, Interviewed by Marco Kaye

When it comes to ingredients, chef John Gorham demands the same quality that most people reserve for their closest personal relationships:honesty. It’s  the secret sauce in the dishes prepared at Portland’s Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons and soon to be Tasty n Alder.

One of John’s top Portland picks is Lovely 50/50 on Mississippi Ave. “You can taste the love in everything they make. This is the pizza place that should have a two hour wait every night. And the salads are the best in the city.” 

Read more about John, his tattoos, his upcoming cookbook published by McSweeney’s, how he got to be a chef, and more of his favorite Portland haunts- all in Revel In Portland vol. 1