Reader Survey 2013: Best Lunch in Portland

Bunk Sandwiches Chicken

I asked, What is the best restaurant for lunch in Portland. Food carts were excluded. 95 different restaurants received votes. New to the list this year are EVOE and Lardo. If I was in the Hawthorne area, Evoe would get my vote. These are the restaurants that rose above the pack of nominations: Out of 799 … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2013: The Best Restaurants in Portland

OX Restaurant Portland

Once again, Portland Food and Drink readers pick the best restaurants in Portland. As normal for this survey, I'm only listing the restaurants that stand out from the others by a large margin. Results were much tighter this year than in the past - once we get past Pok Pok, the spread is just 196 votes between the rest … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2012: Where to Eat on a First Date

Toro Bravo Portland

For me, first dates are a tricky thing. I don't want to go overboard and spend a bunch of money unless I'm pretty sure we are going to hit it off. I don't want somewhere that is so loud and distracting that we can't get to know each other. Then there's the food. A sense of adventure, especially in all things food, is … [Read more...]