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...]

Lake Oswego’s Tucci Expands, Adds Chef Firepower


[updated 4/30 to fix error in press release] The most interesting take from the full press release included below, is that Tucci Ristorante in Lake Oswego has brought in Jeff Emerson, expat of Castagna and Ava Gene's as chef, and the much missed Kurt Spak of Alba Osteria as sous chef. Lake Oswego’s Tucci Ristorante … [Read more...]

Besaw’s Closing/Moving

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Updated: Besaw's restaurant has lost their lease and is closing on May 29th. They hope to reopen late summer 2015. In a Facebook post copied below, owner Cana Flug infers that she plans to reopen Besaws under the same name at another NW Portland location. However, Willamette Week is reporting that the property owner … [Read more...]