Reader Survey 2013: Best Happy Hour

Clyde Common Restaurant Portland

It's Friday - what better day to release our 2013 Reader Survey for Best Happy Hour? Who doesn't like a good happy hour? We are lucky in Portland, with a huge selection to pick from. In Previous Years: 2012, Tasty N Sons won, with Clyde Common and Bluehour coming in second. 2011: Tanuki Izakaya in first, … [Read more...]

News You May Have Missed…

Broder Restaurant Portland

While I was otherwise occupied over the last few months, I missed some interesting local news. I'll catch you up! From OregonLive, Shiraz, the Persian restaurant at NW 11th and Everett St., has closed, and is renovating before planning to reopen as "Piattino", an Italian restaurant featuring antipasti. As I recall, … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2012: Best Italian in Portland

John Valls - Nostrana Restaurant

As happened in 2010 and 2011, Nostrana wins by a large majority for Portland's Best Italian Food. The separation between the second group is pretty close, so I listed a few. Last year Genoa was 2nd, so Tabla has moved up. 732 votes were cast. I think that the big¬†disparity¬†in price played a big part between Italia and … [Read more...]