The first place winner for Best Barbecue in Portland is always the same. However, Smokehouse 21 (now expanded to Smokehouse Tavern) is continuing to pick up votes, rising from 6% in 2013. More interesting, is that Podnah's huge share has dropped - it received a whopping 72% of the vote in the last survey, but has now dropped to 46%. This is still a huge lead, but it looks like … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Barbecue 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.
Portland is an amazing cocktail town. We were, and many say still are, on the forefront of the cocktail revolution, with some of the finest bartenders anywhere claiming residence in our city. So if you want a break from hops, what is the best cocktail bar in Portland?The list contains most of the standards you'd expect, but this year I'm glad to see we have some well … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Cocktail Bar in Portland
When I went to look a the results for the best wine bar in Portland from previous years, I was surprised to find that I've never asked this question before. We have an international reputation for pinot noir and pino gris, and thousands of people come here every year to visit our wine country. It's about time I added best wine bar to this survey. Note: there were a lot … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Wine Bar in Portland
As was the case last year, the vote for the Best Indian Restaurant in Portland is so lopsided, it's hardly a contest. No snub intended; the winner has three big things going for it: two locations, low prices and excellent food. This year I thought I would show the top five choices instead of the top three. I'm biting my tongue here, except to say that I don't understand a few … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Indian Restaurant in Portland
It is always sad to see a restaurant close, but some we miss more than others. Here are the restaurants which have closed over the last 18 months or so that PortlandFoodandDrink readers miss the most:1300 mourners voted -Wildwood - 21% of the vote Produce Row Cafe Boxer Sushi Genoa Ping Gilt Club Mextiza Sauvage at Fausse Piste Via Tribunali DiPrima … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: I’ll Miss This Restaurant the Most!