In a press release, the Paley's wax rhapsodic about their last night.In Russian, the word "love" is only reserved for people, not places or things, but at Paley's Place, Kimberly and I endeavored to reimagine what that word means to us. To us, love includes clinking glasses, shaking cocktails, phones ringing nonstop. It's Kimberly blurting out "Let them taste the love!" … [Read more...] about The Paley’s – A Classic Way to End
OPENED 2011. CLOSED 2018. OPENING AGAIN TONIGHT.After a 3-year hibernation, it's our pleasure to reopen the doors at The Woodsman Tavern. A Pacific Northwest-inspired restaurant and tavern, The Woodsman offers a warm respite where you can leave your troubles at the door and share a good meal of New American classics with friends & family.Menu highlights include a … [Read more...] about Now Open: The Woodsman Tavern Returns!
Old Mallory Hotel Menus offer a peek into another time. I got a response to this post from the grandson of the owners - Thanks for posting this menu from L'Abbe at The Mallory. My grandparents operated this restaurant and several others in Portland from the 1920's until the early 1970's. My grandfather was a Chef from Switzerland who trained at the Escoffier Culinary Academy … [Read more...] about L’Abb’e at the Mallory Hotel Menu from 1945
Carlo Lamagna, the chef/owner behind the Filipino restaurant Magna, has been name as "One of the best new chefs of 2021" by Food and Wine Magazine. From F&W, "There's the scrappy chef in Portland, Oregon, who is making America fall in love with the robust and complex flavors of Filipino food and building a gathering space for his community." The story goes on to talk … [Read more...] about Carlo Lamagna Names Food & Wine Best New Chefs 2021
The well-known Grano Bakery in Oregon City has closed. Another closure due to Covid, etc. I'm surprised how many places made it through the last year-and-a-half yet are closing now. I've been told many restaurants make the bulk of their income during the holiday season and wonder how many will not make it past January. Such a sad time.Grano was located in downtown Oregon … [Read more...] about Grano Bread Bakery Closed For Good