Review: DOC

DOC Restaurant

  DOC restaurant always seems to fly under the radar, but they produce good food in a unique environment. Walk through the kitchen to enter the dining room, and once you sit down, most of the 20 or so chairs have a great view of the chef in action. Resist the urge to stir a pot, and  join the rest of the … [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...]

Another Portland Chef Rotation

I just started a review of Vino Paradiso, when the news came that Chef Paul Losch would be moving to DOC in NE Portland. So much for that, as from my one meal, the food was pretty darn good. DOC chef Timothy Wastell will be moving to Firehouse up on N Dekum. Here is the full press release: DOC is pleased to … [Read more...]