I asked, "What is the best restaurant for lunch in Portland", deliberately excluding food carts - nothing against them, this just isn't a food cart site. 70 different restaurants received votes. Two ties made up the bottom group, so I extended the list a few extra places.1,323 votes:1. Lardo - 12.1% of the vote. $ The menu features sandwiches such as a Pork … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Restaurant for Lunch in Portland
Reader's Choice - Best of 2015!
These are our Reader’s choices for 2015 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 2015: Best Middle Eastern Restaurant in Portland
What is the best Middle Eastern Restaurant in Portland? For years I've been saying that Middle Eastern food has tons of potential, but chefs weren't exploring it. There are lots of options, but what is the best Middle Eastern Restaurant in Portland? Most menus in town were basically the same, and the quality wasn't all that different between restaurants; it was basic tourist … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Middle Eastern Restaurant in Portland
Reader Survey 2015: Best New Restaurants in Portland
I have a friend who visits every few years, and her first question is always, "What are the Best New Restaurants in Portland?" Since I didn't do a survey in 2014, this list goes back to late 2013. Looking over this list, I think everyone one of them is an option for a good meal.Will the top choices be successful? Sometimes folks in the hardcore food community go for the new … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best New Restaurants in Portland
Reader Survey 2015: Best Seafood Restaurant in Portland
Every survey I ask you "what is the Best Seafood Restaurant in Portland?", and every time it seems like the selection is a little bit better. With all of the riches off of our coast you wouldn't think this would be an issue. Speaking of riches, I haven't been to any of these places in some time, but looking at the menu prices, the cost of bringing fresh, sustainable seafood to … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Seafood Restaurant in Portland
Reader Survey 2015: Best Italian Restaurant in Portland
Nostrana restaurant in Southeast topped the reader survey as the Best Italian Restaurant in Portland every year since they opened. Not so in 2015. Ava Genes jumped Nostrana by 4%, making it a clear winner, which surprises me because it is also probably the most expensive Italian in Portland, with large plates starting at $35. I am glad to see Firehouse and Luce making their … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Italian Restaurant in Portland