It is ironic that the restaurant which garnered the most votes in the Best Seafood category went out of business last month. Riffle NW would have been slightly ahead of the second place winner. However, I am happy to see that a restaurant that many people don't even know about came in right behind it. Perhaps there is hope. Also interesting, though they placed third last year, … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Seafood Restaurant in Portland
These are our Reader’s choices for 2013 from our survey of over 1000 readers
These are our Reader’s choices for 2013 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.
Reader Survey 2013: Best Indian Restaurant in Portland
The results for this question in our survey have changed a lot from previous years. For the first time, the vote is so lopsided, it is barely worth mentioning any but the first place winner, though I will, as the top choices are all very different from one another.Perhaps in a sign of the problems that led to the closure, Vindalho, which has always done well in the past, … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Indian Restaurant in Portland
Reader Survey 2013: Best Cheesemonger
For those who don't know, "Cheesemonger" is someone who sells cheese. Every year, fewer and fewer stores are nominated in this section, and this year the nominations drop to 8!583 votes cast:1. Cheese Bar – 52% of the vote. 6031 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR. 97215 Map (503) 222-6014. (Many people still think of this as “Steve’s Cheese”). This store is on the West … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Cheesemonger
Reader Survey 2013: This Restaurant is Coasting on Its Reputation!
Before I list the results, a few observations. 1) If a restaurant has only been open a few months, it can hardly be coasting on its reputation. 2) McMenamins has a reputation? 3) Old Wives' Tales? Really?!2010 - Higgins, Jake's, Bluehour, Wildwood, Ringside 2012 - Higgins, Jake's, Bluehour, Paley's Place, Pok Pok, Toro Bravo, Wildwood, Clyde Common, Beast, Le PigeonI … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: This Restaurant is Coasting on Its Reputation!
Reader Survey 2013: I Thought This Restaurant Would Be Great, But I Didn’t Like It!
Every year I ask this question, and I'm always surprised by the answers. This year is no different. The "winners" are,Ava Genes Pok Pok Smallwares OXIt is worth noting that all of these made the Best Restaurants or the Best New Restaurants list. In 2012 The Woodsman Tavern was at the top, in 2010 the list was made up of Ping, Nel Centro and Clyde … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: I Thought This Restaurant Would Be Great, But I Didn’t Like It!