Portland chef Jenn Louis brings Italian comfort home with terrific 'Pasta by Hand'

Jul 13, 2015 677

by Grant Butler


Portland chef Jenn Louis' star has been steadily rising in recent years. In 2012, she was named one of Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chefs, a prestigious honor, given that the list of past recipients reads like a "Who's Who" of modern American cooking. The following year, she competed briefly on TV's "Top Chef Masters."

The national exposure paved the way for "Pasta by Hand" (Chronicle Books; $25; 200 pages), a terrific debut cookbook featuring regional Italian recipes for handmade pasta. At Louis' North Portland restaurant Lincoln, fresh pasta has been part of the menu since it opened in 2008.

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