In February of 2010, John Gorham, the owner of Toro Bravo announced he was opening a second restaurant called Tasty n Sons* in the old Nutshell space on North Williams Avenue. Yes, Nutshell, a short-lived and lousy vegan restaurant which had replaced the equally lousy Anju, an Asian Fusion noodle bar. Bonus points and … [Read more...] about Tasty n Sons Closing, Reopening in Woodsman Tavern Space With New Name
The Portland Restaurant Thanksgiving event list is now posted You'll find all the restaurants we know about restaurants in the greater Portland area that are open on Thanksgiving day with all the details we've been able to dig up. New this year is a separate listing of businesses offering items like pies, rolls and … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Events List Now Available
I've been getting Thanksgiving event submissions at a good clip and will publish the roundup of restaurants serving dinner Thanksgiving day/night soon. It's time to add yours to be included! You can fill out a very simple form here to be added to the list. New this year is a box you can click if you are only offering … [Read more...] about Time for Holiday Dinner Submissions!
Roost Restaurant at SE 14th and Belmont quietly closes Another surprising close that doesn't seem to have made the mainstream news - Roost in the SE Belmont area closed a few weeks ago. The restaurant which opened in 2010 was known for a good brunch and excellent Bloody Marys as well as dinner items such as a … [Read more...] about Roost Restaurant Closes
The restaurant will still continue service for private parties and special pop-up dinners. In a not too surprising email from Park Kitchen this afternoon the restaurant announced it will no longer be open for drop-in dinners as of the end of service on October 27th. I've been wondering how they would survive after … [Read more...] about Park Kitchen Discontinuing Regular Service
Clay's Smokehouse on SE Division has closed (again). The owners posted the following statement on the door - Dear friends, We regret to say that the endeavor to reboot Clay's Smokehouse on Division Street started off very well, but we have made the tough decision to close the doors. Eight months ago we became an … [Read more...] about Clay’s Smokehouse Grill & Catering Closes
City Rotisserie Bar & Grill on the South Waterfront has closed. The Ardea Apartment restaurant space on Portland's South Waterfront has been having a bit of trouble over the years. After a short run, Muselet restaurant closed in July 2016. In November 2017, City Rotisserie opened with the owners/managers having … [Read more...] about South Waterfront City Rotisserie Bar & Grill Closes
Gastro Mania Opens in Multnomah Village O'Connors Space. Foie Gras Burger, anyone? Gastro Mania, a Mediterranean restaurant, is drawing crowds at their new location, which replaced Portland institution, O'Connors Restaurant. Like so many Portland restaurants, Gastro Mania started out as a food cart before expanding … [Read more...] about Gastro Mania Now Open in Multnomah Village