There's something deliciously rebellious about the culinary scene in Portland, OR. Let's just say you may not find as many CIA graduation certificates hanging on kitchen walls here as in other places. No, this city prides itself on its renegade chefs, many of whom dropped out of cooking schools to go their own way. They are a wild, tattooed bunch that can cook the socks off many of their Top Chef wannabees with diplomas. A case in point is Gabriel Rucker of Le Pigeon. He's a junior college ...

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