Portland has a long way to go as far as seafood is concerned. For a city so close to rivers, lakes and the ocean, the state of our seafood is sad. However, I believe this is starting to change. Last year the order was Jake's, Southpark, and Bamboo Sushi. This year Jake's has fallen off the list. Completely new to the ratings are Ringside Fish House (review later this week), … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Seafood Restaurant
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.
We are coming towards the end of the survey results, but there are still a few left. Among them, Best Vegetarian Restaurant. I’m not particularly interested in vegetarian restaurants, but there are lots of people in Portland who find this an important question, as well as restaurants that work their tails off to make them happy. In previous years, the results were split among … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Portland
Where to go to impress a client. These austere days, three martini lunches at places like Morton's and El Gaucho are out. In 2011, the order of votes was Higgins, The Heathman and Little Bird.568 people voted:Little Bird Bistro - 13% of the vote. 219 Southwest 6th Avenue Portland, OR 97204 Map (503) 688-5952 The Heathman - 7% 1001 Southwest Broadway Portland, … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Restaurant For a Business Lunch
In 2010, I asked "Who has the best breakfast in Portland". The answers were 1. Screen Door, 2. Simpatica, 3. Mother's Bistro. I asked again in 2011, and this time the ranking was Tasty n Sons, Screen Door and Simpatica. With the arrival of Tasty n Sons at the top position, everything else just pushed down one slot. This year, the rankings are the same, but I added 11 other … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Brunch in Portland
"O! she doth teach the torches to burn bright"People think an "affair" is such a tawdry thing. Illicit kisses under darkened stairways, knowing looks over a spouse's shoulders followed by furtive rendezvous in cheap hotel rooms... I always get nasty comments about this question. I am glad, however, to dispel this myth, and admit here that I once had a glorious … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Restaurant for an Illicit Affair!