Chizu Now Open in SW Portland!

Chizu Portland logo

Chizu, the newest business venture by Steve Jones, is now open at 1126 SW Alder Street in Portland. A little sister to perennial Portland favorite, the Cheese Bar, Chizi bills itself as "a whole new way to experience cheese". Chizu, is the Japanese word for cheese, and Steve thought the sushi bar format would work … [Read more...]

More March News for Portland Restaurants


I forgot this news - Trent Pierce of Fin fame has announced that he will be doing "sneak peek dinners" which will feature dishes from his "new seafood concept" which will open later this year. Trent Pierce and partner Benjamin Blank are looking for a space in the Pearl for the new place. I posted the press release a … [Read more...]

Portland Food News Roundup for January 2010

I have a ton of stuff that I've Twittered/Facebooked about over the past month, but haven't felt well enough to sit down and write a post. There is so much news here you may need to take a nap to get through it. Let's see how far I can get. I promise to quit Twittering about this stuff, and actually start posting … [Read more...]

Interview – Steve Jones of Cheese bar


Note: Steve's Cheese moved, expanded and now serves sandwiches and small plates. The name has changed to Cheese Bar. The new address and other information is below. A couple of weeks ago, Steve Jones celebrated the one year anniversary of Steve’s Cheese, his cheese and cured meats shop located in Northwest … [Read more...]