They're each slow-risen, hand-rolled, boiled, blistered...
Story Date: 12/21/2018
Publisher: Portland Monthly
Author: Karen Brooks
In the beginning, Noah Bernstein was a math nerd–turned–jazz saxophonist from rural Vermont, who grew up on the Ben & Jerry’s ethos: “If it’s not fun, why do it?” In 2015, eight years after landing in Portland, he was living the dream, blowing like a demon in 15 bands. Between tours, he assumed another identity: home bagelmeister, tackling memories of East Coast rounds like a Talmudic scholar with an apron. Meanwhile, in a parallel Portland universe, another math head named Peter Hurteau (stage name Peter Rainbeau), was dreaming up songs for his “psych crooner folk band.” In his spare time, Hurteau also lived a double life as a home baker, possessed by the exacting tomes of local bread star Ken Forkish. The two quickly met through friends. Then things got interesting.
Place Category: Food & Drink
Story Category: Review of a Place