Reader Survey 2013: Best Bar in Portland

Teardrop Lounge

I had no idea what to expect in the Best Bar in Portland category but I can't argue with the results, as I frequent all three. Clearly many of you appreciate well crafted cocktails. This is the last question in the 2013 poll. 746 votes were cast: Teardrop Lounge  – 13% of the total vote. 1015 NW Everett St., … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Beer Bar in Portland

Apex Portland

The results have shuffled in the 2013 vote for Best Beer Bar in Portland Oregon. When I was in college, a nearby restaurant which went by the unfortunate nickname of "The Refectory" which was immediately renamed "The Rat Factory" by students - for good reason, had a list of 150 beers (I think that was the number). When … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: The Best Desserts in Portland

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The top three in our survey results this year parrot the 2012 survey, but many of the other restaurants failed to rise above the pack. In spite of their move and the elimination of a second restaurant Pix Pâtisserie remains at the top of the list. In 2012 the order was: Pix, Papa Haydn, Salt & Straw, The Sugar … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: Best Butcher in Portland

Newman's Market Portland

The question, Where is the best place to buy meat in Portland received more interest than ever before, with 752 votes. Perhaps buying meat that is a step up from grocery store fare is more important than it used to be. 1. Chop Butchery – 27% of the total vote 735 Northwest 21st Avenue  Portland, OR 97210  Map … [Read more...]