All posts by Kathleen Pierce

Kathleen Pierce

About Kathleen Pierce

A lifelong journalist with a deep curiosity for what's next. Interested in food, culture, trends and the thrill of a good scoop. BDN features reporter based in Portland since 2013.

The upside of Brooklyn

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When did Brooklyn bashing become a thing? It’s no secret that the Brooklyn-to-Portland pipeline is robust. Nowhere is this more manifest than on Portland’s diverse and teeming food scene. A recent screed posing as a restaurant review in an alt-weekly denigrated the influx of immigrants From Away, specifying Brooklynites particularly as “unwelcome” cultural interlopers. The target: Drifters Wife. […]