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...]

A Huge Roundup of News You May Have Missed…

Lucky Peach Magazine

You may have missed the following stories, because I never had a chance to report them. According to Willamette Week, Roe, a "back room" of  Trent Pierce's Wafu, will be opening sooner than expected. In an article for Portland Monthly, Michael C. Zusman says "The game plan will include a chef’s counter, tasting … [Read more...]

Tabor Tavern Opens, Cafe Fanny Closed and More News

Fin Portland

Before I leave on vacation, a few bits of news. But first, join me in a moment of silence for Berkeley's Cafe Fanny. Alice Waters opened the cafe 28 years ago, but closed it last week, when it was decided the restaurant was no longer "economically viable". Cafe Fanny shared a parking lot with Acme Bread, and Kermit … [Read more...]