The Original Featured on Food Paradise

January 15, 2018

  Did you catch The Original on the Travel Channel last month? We were featured on the "Food Paradise: Extreme Burgers" episode. The burgers featured: The Taco Burger: A Half pound beef chorizo patty, lettuce, tomato, guacamole, cotija, Tillamook cheddar, fried jalapenos, and chipotle...

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Captain’s Daily Dogs

September 9, 2015

For the last five years we’ve been offering Daily Dogs for both lunch and dinner. During that time, we dressed up those foot-long half-pounders with all sorts of fun ingredients. And they were good. But now, thanks to sous chef Ben Ipema—aka...

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Ghost Manhattan

July 8, 2015

Bartender Ryan Murphy and one of his MODs were chatting during a shift change recently when they tried pastry chef Jeremy Intille’s homemade maraschino cherry syrup. As they tasted it both of them had the same thought: You know what this...

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Condiments for the Cause

July 6, 2015

The Original and Willamette Week Present Condiments for the Cause A Fundraising Cocktail Party for the Children’s Cancer Association Thursday, July 30 On the Mezzanine at The Original   Here’s how it works: Original Executive Chef AJ Voytko is partnering up with local condiment makers, and...

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The Kung Pow Burger

May 23, 2015

Welcome to Burger Month, our fourth and final round. As we’ve been saying all month, May is National Burger Month, so we’re celebrating it by offering different lunch and dinner Blue Plate Burger Specials every week. So what’s Chef AJ up to...

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