The nominees for the 2018 James Beard Awards have been announced Once again Portland has a good number of nominees for the James Beard Awards. Winners of the 2018 James Beard Media Awards will be announced at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City on Friday, April 27, 2018. Winners of the remaining awards will … [Read more...] about 2018 James Beard Award Nominations are Here
Here are the winners of your favorite restaurant haiku The contest is now closed. Congratulations to the three winners: Gogo, pdxr1, and Malik P. Your cards are in the mail. A big thank you to everyone who participated! There have been some terrific haiku this year. Portland Dining Month is back for its fifth … [Read more...] about 2018 Food Haiku Winners
There is nothing to lose but a $70 gift card to win. We have 28 entries for the 2018 restaurant haiku contest which closes in 48 hours. If you've been sitting on the sidelines waiting for inspiration, now is the time to post your entry! This year, it’s restaurant haiku – all the entries should be about … [Read more...] about 28 and Counting – Haiku Contest Ends 3.8.17
Nola Doughnuts opening in the Pearl District, Il Solito to open in former Pazzo space Andina Hits the Shoals. When the Oregonian's top 100 restaurant list came out last year, I argued with their critic Michael Russell over their removal of Andina from the list. Yes, Andina was not the restaurant it used to be, but it … [Read more...] about Apologies to Michael Russell… and More News
It’s time for the food haiku contest 2018! This contest is now closed. Voting will begin as soon as the judges have narrowed the field to 10 haiku. Thank you to everyone who entered! [Good news! I've been informed that each gift card is worth $70, not the $33 I was originally told] Every Spring* since 2006 … [Read more...] about The 2018 Food Haiku Contest is Here!
Simpatica Dining Hall Space to become La Luna Cafe When Simpatica closed in 2017, the biggest question was what would happen to the space. Now the details are out - it will become La Luna Cafe, named after the rock club The new restaurant will have the Simpatica management team: Ben Dyer, Jason Owens, and David … [Read more...] about La Luna Cafe, King Tide Fish & Shell, Coming April 2018
Boxer Ramen, 24th & Meatballs expanding, Arden Wine Bar & Kitchen in the Pearl. Boxer Ramen is opening a new location in Sellwood-Moreland this year. According to Urban Works, ...this new space will be serving the same kinds of bowls, beers, sakes and potstickers that the other Boxer Ramen locations … [Read more...] about News: Boxer Ramen, Broadway and Meatballs, Arden Wine Bar
Big press release from the James Beard Foundation today - the 2018 James Beard Awards nominations NEW YORK, NY (February 15, 2018) - The James Beard Foundation announced today its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 28th annual James Beard Foundation Awards. Selected from a list of more … [Read more...] about 2018 James Beard Awards Nominees