Vitaly Paley's New Headwaters is Home to Seriously Great Octopus and Pasta Made of Squid

"Norris, like Cthulhu, is godlike with tentacles. That tender, grill-charred and wine-brined Spanish octopus—a revelation at Riffle in 2012—is back in a different variation here served up with prosciutto sausage ($18), and it is deeply and warmly welcome. The soft sheets of octopus carpaccio ($7), meanwhile, were an impressive feat of protein pressboarding under niçoise relish, with shapes of sucker and tendril embossed into the tender sheets like fossil into limestone."

Read the full story by Willamette Week's Matthew Korfhage.



Rebekah Hubbard