Reservations Still Available for NY Eve 2014

New Year's Eve

I've gone through the entire New Year's Eve event list, checking which ones are still available (for all those which offer Opentable reservations). Quite a few still have availability. Where times are limited, I have noted it on the list. In the process, I've added many new listings which have come in over the past few … [Read more...]

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

New Year's Eve

You'll find a list of coffeehouses open New Year's Day here. [Restaurants which are booked as of 12/29 per Opentable are noted on the listing (a few restaurants are not on Opentable) Updates/additions: Meriwethers NW, Nonna, Yakuza, Thirst on the Waterfront, Songbird Cafe, Le Vieux, Mama Mia Trattoria, Oba … [Read more...]

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...]