[updated 9.17]¿Por Qué No? is yet another hole-in-the-wall taqueria to grace Portland, this time in the burgeoning Mississippi area. Located just 500 feet north of Fremont on Mississippi, it is a converted garage with a dozen tables inside, a recently converted and covered area next door, and a choice of tables and benches on the sidewalk out front. Service is very … [Read more...] about Review: Por Qué No? Taqueria
Mother’s – Subliminally Sublime?Sitting at Mother’s at 1:15 pm on a Thursday afternoon looking at all the dust on the fixtures above me, it seems the place needs a good cleaning. Though the restaurant is only about 20% full, I am surrounded by empty tables full of dirty dishes that haven’t been cleared. Several tables of patrons are looking around wondering where their food … [Read more...] about Review: Mother’s Bistro
Updated 4/22 - Penzeys Spices Clacakamas store moved as did Beaverton store. Portland Pearl District store has closed.Though the downtown Portland store has closed, there are still Penzy Spice stores in Clackamas and Beaverton.Things I like:They have a large variety of spices. If you haven’t seen a Penzys catalog, you’ll enjoy wandering around and reading the … [Read more...] about Penzeys Spices Portland Store Opens
I couldn't help but stop and read when I saw that the Google Cafe people are looking for a new chef on their main campus. Employees get the benefit of free meals made from organic/sustainable ingredients. As part of their search, they posted their typical weekly menu.Read more if you want to be depressed about the cubicle farm you work in.Via the Washington Post:From … [Read more...] about What Does the Google Cafe Menu Look Like?
Have you read this weeks review by Karen Brooks of Cobras and Matadors in the Oregonian? [Note: the article is no longer available online] Some people think the article was way over the top, and downright cruel. I haven't been to the restaurant, so can't agree or disagree, but was a bit surprised by the vehemence of the review. I'd be interested to hear comments. Do you think … [Read more...] about Do You Think a Newspaper’s Viciously Negative Review is Ok?