Portland Metro Food/Restaurant News Archives

This is an archive of Portland metro area restaurant and food news, political debate, diatribes, discussion threads etc.

Jamison Restaurant to Close

Closed RIP

Under the title of, I can't believe they lasted this long, comes the news that Jamison is closing. To our patrons and community friends: After much consideration, we’ve decided to close Jamison. Our costs for operation in this space have exceeded our ability to provide a quality dining experience at reasonable … [Read more...]

Adam Higgs Sells Acadia Bistro


Seamus Foran is the new owner of Acadia Bistro, the Creole restaurant on NE Fremont in Portland. According to a press release, previous owner Adam Higgs will be in the restaurant for one more week - "It will be a week of celebration for Adam Higgs, who bids farewell to the stove after 25 years and 10 years of being a … [Read more...]

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...]