Alberta’s Original Halibuts to Close?

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A sharp-eyed reader noticed that the space which houses The Original Halibuts, a fish and chip restaurant at 2525 NE Alberta street is for sale. The flyer shows the two combined spaces that house the restaurant as available 9/1/15. Opened in 2005 by David Mackay, Original Halibuts brought back memories to many baby … [Read more...]

Waves of Grain Bakery Closes

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Waves of Grain Bakery which moved to Portland from Cannon Beach just over 2 years ago has closed, at least for the time being. Ironically, they were just nominated in the Willamette Week poll for Best New Restaurant. Here is a note from their Facebook pages - In the beginning of June, our landlord locked us out of our … [Read more...]

Paydirt to Open in the Zipper Project

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The people behind The Old Gold are opening Paydirt, on the corner of NE 28th and Sandy. While our technical location will be 2724 NE Pacific St., Paydirt is sharing the Zipper with Seven Virtues Coffee Roasters, Bang Nails, and four micro restaurants: Bywater Grocery, Slice Pizza Company, ChickPeaDX and Rua. Inside … [Read more...]