As you probably know, City Market NW is closing. Sunday, August 17 is the last day. I have good memories of City Market. In the early 2000's I spent a bucket of money there on cheese, fish, olive oil and really good balsamic vinegars. To this day they are one of my favorite sources for cheese; the staff is … [Read more...] about City Market Closes Sunday
Posting the bulk of the press release about the upcoming closure of Tapalaya restaurant. Tapalaya to Close the Week of Christmas and Chef/Owner Anh Luu to Take Time Off to Personally Grieve the Tragic Loss of Her Beloved Mother; Restaurant is Officially Up for Sale PORTLAND, Ore. (July 23, 2019) – Known for its New … [Read more...] about Tapalaya to Close by Christmas
The Country Cat Restaurant to Close August 4th The Country Cat is the next on the list of restaurants closing this summer. Not many details are available; this post from Facebook is all we know: To our families, our friends, our colleagues, and to our customers: The Country Cat on SE Stark Street will be closing … [Read more...] about Goodbye Country Cat
KATU2 News has an exclusive interview with the developers working on the new downtown Ritz-Carlton Hotel in which planners say they are looking to incorporate food carts in the design. In the interview, the developers told KATU the current plan is to have an indoor/outdoor space on the ground floor for a "food … [Read more...] about Mourning 9th & Alder Food Carts? Not So Fast!
Alto Bajo restaurant in the Hi-Lo Hotel has changed its name and focus from Mexican food to an eclectic American menu. The executive chef is Bryant Kryck who previously worked as a banquet chef for Omni Hotels & Resorts in Austin, Texas. He's a graduate of Le Cordon Blue College of Culinary Arts in Scottsdale. He … [Read more...] about Alto Bajo becomes Craft PDX
KGW News broke the story today that Cupcake Jones, the popular Pearl District bakery has closed without notice. Customers have been unable to get deposits back and employees say they are owed money. KGW reached out to the owner multiple times, and though she responded to text messages, she would not answer questions … [Read more...] about Cupcake Jones Closes Leaving Customers & Employees Unpaid
I have lots of little nuggets of news squirreled away, none worth a story on their own. Let's get started. Changes in the John's Landing neighborhood. A reader reports Szechuan Chef is moving down the street to the old Koji Osakaya location. Good riddance to Koji. Pier One is also leaving and the two combined spaces … [Read more...] about News: Penzeys, Foster Burger, Super Deluxe and Much More
The cruise ship that is Andina Restaurant has hit the rocks. Updated 7/10 - the final score was 51 of 100 points. I'd like to say that this is a minor setback for Andina from which they will quickly recover, but this is another nail in the coffin for the Peruvian restaurant which was rocked with scandal in 2013 after … [Read more...] about Andina Fails Latest Health Inspection