Portland Metro Food/Restaurant News Archives

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

Pucker Up for Unique Coffee Lid

Coffee Cup Kiss Lid

From Wired.de. This unique coffee lid may make you feel differently about your morning coffee. Designer Jan WooSeok from South Korea has taken the standard lid and given it a whole new face. From WooSeok, "Kiss when coffee" This design is a fun but functional concept. Different from the other coffee lids which … [Read more...]

Portland Wine Writer Cole Danehower Dies


James Beard award winning wine writer Cole Danehower died on Sunday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Cole was well known for his coverage and promotion of Northwest food and wines. He founded the Oregon Wine Report in 1999, for which he was received the James Beard Journalism Award for Most Outstanding Food … [Read more...]

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...]