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...]

Survey 2011: Best Italian Restaurant in Portland


This is another one of those questions where I was pretty sure what the top choice would be, but wanted to know what the others rated. I was a bit surprised, especially by the third choice. Maybe it is because it "feels" the most Italian of anywhere else in Portland that I can think of. Out of 814 votes … [Read more...]