Red and Black Cafe R.I.P.

Closed RIP

First noticed by OregonLive, the Red and Black Cafe has announced on Facebook that they are closing. The 15 year old Southeast Portland restaurant known for its vegan menu (though it never made any of our "Best of Portland Vegetarian" lists), gained notoriety in 2010 for refusing to sell a cup of coffee to a Portland … [Read more...]

Lots of Bits of news

Lots of quick little things that have filled my inbox over the past few months. You've probably heard much of this before, but for those who haven't... Gabriel Rucker, chef of Le Pigeon is opening a new restaurant downtown. The new venture called "Little Bird" (get it?), will focus on simple "bistro" meals. Erik Van … [Read more...]