Lil’ Wares Opens June 1st

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Here is the official announcement from Chef Johanna Ware’s lil' wares summer vacation at Red Fig. lil' wares will open for lunch and happy hour from 11am-5pm, everyday, with happy hour from 3-5pm starting on June 1. Smallwares brunch will be taking a holiday at lil’ wares so fans can enjoy the summertime patio. … [Read more...]

Produce Row Cafe Reopens


Produce Row Cafe has officially reopened. The new owners of Produce Row Cafe have announced the reopening of the Portland restaurant. The pub at 204 SE Oak Street was the first restaurant opened by Mike and Brian McMenamin, and had served Portland since 1974. The brothers sold "The Row" to employees in 1978. In 2008 … [Read more...]

Savoy/All-Way Burger Closing

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[Confirmed] The Savoy Tavern/All-Way Burger on SE Clinton Street and 25th, has been sold. The closing date is this week, May 12 or 13. Peter Bro's All-Way menu replaced the Savoy menu in December 2014. Yes, it's all very confusing. The new owner, a rusty-façade condo magnate who has long been a silent partner … [Read more...]

Acadia Bistro Changes Owners


Owner Adam Higgs of the popular Acadia Bistro on NE Fremont, has sold the business. It will be taken over as of August 1st, by Seamus Foran, who has been his sous chef for the past eight years. Here is the official press release: May 6, 2015 – Portland, OR – After a decade of cooking some of Portland’s finest, most … [Read more...]

Bollywood Theater Alberta Reopens

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Portland, Ore. (May 5, 2015) – Fans of Bollywood Theater will rejoice when the Alberta Street restaurant reopens its doors at 11am on Wednesday, May 6, to  find a restaurant twice the size. Construction has closed the Northeast location of the popular Indian street food restaurant for the last several weeks as efforts … [Read more...]

“Bone Broth” Restaurant Opening in Portland

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Did I say "Stock"? Of course I meant this newfangled thing called bone broth. Stock is where leftover bones, herbs and water are cooked at a low gentle simmer for at least a few hours, the scum or 'raft' carefully skimmed off as it develops. It's incredibly cheap to make, restaurants do huge batches, and for many … [Read more...]