Big Gay Ice Cream at Sunshine Tavern


You have probably heard of Big Gay Ice Cream, as they have been featured on many food shows over the years, and their New York City and Philadelphia shops have been ranked as #5 best ice cream parlors in the world. This Saturday, July 18th, co-owner and co-found Bryan Petroff will be working in the Sunshine Tavern, … [Read more...]

Swift and Union Opens in Kenton


Owners of Tabor Tavern Bring Elevated Pub Fare to North Portland  Portland, Ore. (July 15, 2015) – Ken “Zig” Naffziger and wife Kristen Siefkin, owners of Tabor Tavern, have opened their second restaurant, Swift and Union in the historic Kenton neighborhood. Swift and Union is located at 8103 North Denver.  Opening … [Read more...]

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...]