Coffee Machine Snubs Single People

Coffee Beans

"Can a coffee machine connect 2 strangers? After a year in the making, watch the Coffee Connector finally make its debut in a conference at the Time Warner Center in New York" How would you feel about having to make friends with a stranger in order to get coffee out of a vending machine? Not just an ordinary vending … [Read more...]

Fogo de Chão opens May 2nd


The Portland branch of Fogo de Chão (fo-go dèe shoun), the large southern Brazilian churrascaria chain, will open for dinner on Friday May 2nd in the old NikeTown space. The restaurant which has eight locations in Brazil and 23 around the United States, features gaucho servers patrolling the restaurant with an endless … [Read more...]

Soho “Asian-fusion” Bistro & Lounge Closed

Closed. R.I.P

I noticed a sign in the window of Soho Asian Fusion Bistro in the South Portland Waterfront last week saying they have closed - To our Valued Customers It saddens us to inform you that Soho will be closing its doors on Monday March 31st, 2014. We appreciate your patronage and support and have enjoyed serving you. … [Read more...]

Rumor Mill: Mellow Mushroom Pizza to Close

Closed RIP

Word on the street is that Mellow Mushroom Pizza at 1411 Northwest Flanders Street in Portland is closing its doors on Sunday, 4/13. An internet search shows that the building is for sale. According to the rumor mill, it will reopen under a new owner as a 10 Barrel Brewing concept. Mellow Mushroom is a national … [Read more...]