Just reading through this write-up about a Portland restaurant called Lincoln is making my mouth water. So much so that It's now on my list of restaurants I must eat at the next time I'm going through the Pacific Northwest (more often than you might think) and I'm definitely going to order a plate of this scrumptious-looking fettuccine.
Today we're guest-blogging from Portland, Oregon, where, as astute readers probably know, the food scene is on fire. One hot spot is Lincoln, where chef Jenn Louis was named Food & Wine Best New Chef for 2012. We popped in for dinner, and Louis' cooking did not disappoint. While we adored apps like her cured scallop with preserved lemon and a creamy-crunchy cabbage salad, it was the simple yet flavor-packed pastas that blew us away. Pictured here is a special of house-made fettucine with lacinato kale, fennel, and a rare variety of Italian cayenne pepper that's as fruity as it is spicy.
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