• Chef Gregory Gourdet working in Kann_s kitchen- Sydnie Edelman
  • Sousòl bar-Zach Lewis
  • Sousòl lounge with picture of Jean Michel Basquiat taken by Photographer Paige Powell- Zach Lewis_

By Noah Augustin

Inside a corner brick building in Portland, Oregon, brews what some are calling a “future for Haitian cuisine” – the only indication of ties to Haiti being two palm trees out front.


Kann, award winning chef Gregory Gourdet’s newest restaurant, in Portland, Ore., aims to blend Haitian cuisine with the fine dining expectations of an American palette. It’s already been named America’s best new restaurant by Esquire magazine.

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