Reader Survey 2013: Best Bar in Portland

Teardrop Lounge

I had no idea what to expect in the Best Bar in Portland category but I can't argue with the results, as I frequent all three. Clearly many of you appreciate well crafted cocktails. This is the last question in the 2013 poll. 746 votes were cast: Teardrop Lounge  – 13% of the total vote. 1015 NW Everett St., … [Read more...]

Reader Survey 2012: Best Bar in Portland

Teardrop Lounge

This survey question was for "Best Bar - Excluding Food". Last year Teardrop Lounge was knocked off of its perch by Beaker & Flask, but it has regained its footing by a healthy margin. The Rum Club made a great showing for a new business. 686 votes were cast: 1. Teardrop Lounge  - 12% of the total vote. 1015 NW … [Read more...]

Food News

Back from my trip Monday, rested and ready to plunge into projects. First, some news. A new restaurant opening tomorrow called Toast at SE 52nd and Steele. This is the previous location of Angie's Bad Ass Video, so this should be an improvement. Brunch and dinner Wednesday - Saturday. It is owned by industry veteran … [Read more...]