Beast – Now with Comfortable Chairs


If you've had dinner at Beast, you are probably well aware that the seating is made up of uncomfortable chairs that were banished from clarklewis many years ago. In my 2009 review, I specifically mentioned them, but they never got replaced. At one point Naomi asked if I would come back and give them another try, to … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve 2014 – Where to go in Portland

New Year's Eve

(This post will stick to the top row of the home page) [Updates/additions - Streetcar Bistro, 23Hoyt, OX, Coppia, Cocotte, Suzette Creperie, Smallwares, Gustav's, Der Rheinlander] Looking for a restaurant in Portland for a New Year's Eve 2014 celebration? You'll find an overview of many of Portland's most popular … [Read more...]

Two Tarts Closes Retail Bakery


Sad news - Two Tarts Bakery announced today that they are closing their retail store on NW Kearney at 23rd. Good news - they will still be offering their delicious cookies at Portland Farmers Market. You may not be familiar with them, but have probably seen jars of the little treats at various coffeehouses around town. … [Read more...]