According to KPTV News, Shirley's Tippy Canoe in Troutdale a total loss. Shirley's Tippy Canoe has been a popular stop for travelers coming through the Columbia River Gorge for many years. The restaurant sat along the Historic Columbia River Highway since 1932, first as a roadhouse which morphed into a biker bar, but … [Read more...] about Shirley’s Tippy Canoe Restaurant Burns
When 180 Xurros closed in June 2017 many people were crushed. The news that they are reopening downtown is a big enough deal that it deserves to be posted here. Jose Chesa may have taken a few blows in the past with the closing of Chesa and 180, but he has landed on his feet in a big way, first by refocusing his … [Read more...] about 180 Xurros Returning!
OregonLive just made available what the Oregon Department of Agriculture wouldn't: the scores of grocery store food safety inspections. Oregonlive.com created their own searchable database of over 1000 Oregon store inspection results so you can view them, and listed the 12 worst offenders. The results may influence … [Read more...] about 21 Worst Grocery Store Inspections from OregonLive and More
Bar Avignon is closing for good on December 31st Sad news today from Bar Avignon. Here is the announcement from their newsletter - Dear Everyone, Bar Avignon is closing. After over a decade of serving Portland from our little corner on Division, our last night of service will be this New Years Eve, … [Read more...] about Goodbye Bar Avignon
Word on the street is that popular ramen chain Afuri is opening a store in Beaverton. According to my sources, the new Afuri restaurant is opening at the corner of SW 1st and Watson Avenue. This is just around the corner from Big's Chicken, and in the same building where Lionheart Coffee Co. opened this week. I … [Read more...] about Afuri Restaurant Opening and Other Beaverton Notes
Pearl Bakery will end deliveries on December 10th. The announcement from their webpage: November 29, 2019 To Our Valued Wholesale Customers, As Pearl Bakery approaches 23 years of daily baking and delivering hand crafted bread and pastry baked goods, we regret to inform you that Pearl Bakery will be … [Read more...] about Pearl Bakery Closing for Good
After many months of waiting, 85°C, the international bakery has opened in Washington Square. The bakery is currently having a soft opening, but you'd never know it by the size of the crowds. Taiwan is taking over Washington Square Mall with the opening of Oregon's first 85°C Bakery Cafe, an international cafe that … [Read more...] about 85°C Bakery Cafe Opens in SW Portland
Another brewpub closing, this time it's Cider Riot! on NW Couch Street. Cider Riot! will be closing its pub and production facility at 807 NE Couch Street at the end of business on November 10th. We will be celebrating six years of amazing ciders with a retrospective of great cider and a punk and goth show on … [Read more...] about Cider Riot! Closing November 10th