Ken’s Artisan Pizza always places in the number one or two slot in our yearly reader survey for Best Pizza for good reason. The pizza choices range from basic, such as the most common margherita with tomato sauce and, mozzarella and basil; the more authentic margherita with a pile of arugula on top, to the extra spicy soppressata made with hot salami, tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil, to the seasonal selection.… Read the rest
Best of Portland 2012!
These are our Reader's choices for 2012 from our survey of over 1000 readers! You'll find their top choices by type of cuisine and more. Categories include Best Pizza, Best Italian, Best Mexican, Best Beer Bar, Best Cheesemonger, Best Place to Dine with Children, and many more.
DOC restaurant always seems to fly under the radar, but they produce good food in a unique environment. Walk through the kitchen to enter the dining room, and once you sit down, most of the 20 or so chairs have a great view of the chef in action.… Read the rest
Bamboo Sushi is not your ordinary sushi restaurant. Not only is the fish much better than average, but they have garnered national praise for being the first certified, sustainable sushi restaurant in the world.… Read the rest
The Luddites were 19th-century English textile artisans, who violently protested against the machinery introduced during the Industrial Revolution. Chef Jason French pays homage to their mascot, Ned Ludd, for whom the movement was named, and cooks everything from a wood-fired oven.… Read the rest
A few notes: On the annual survey, 30 restaurants received substantially more votes that the other nominations. For that reason, I’ll limit this list to those. They are listed in reverse, by the number of votes received.… Read the rest