Who makes the best pizza in Portland? I know people who have practically come to blows over this very question. Every year the same restaurants tend to place in the top five, and I added some details about their pies. But not everyone wants a fancy pizza; sometimes you just need something quick and easy. For this … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Pizza 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.
The question, what is the Most Kid Friendly Restaurant in Portland always brings lots of passionate comments. One group is firmly in the "no one should bring kids to a restaurant", and others say "I can bring my kids anywhere I want!" The Laurelwood Public House has a little blurb that shows why they always … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Most Kid Friendly Restaurant in Portland
The Best Steakhouse in Portland 2015 has had the same restaurants in the top two every year since 2011. With the changes both are making, I wouldn't be surprised to see the trend to continue. When restaurants remove prices from their websites, it pisses me off. Three of the winning restaurants do not post prices on … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Steakhouse in Portland
I've noticed an interesting trend in the 2015 Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Portland category. In 2011 428 votes were cast, in 2012 450 votes were cast, in 2013, 560 votes, and for this year 878 were counted. I’m not sure if this means people are trying to eat a more healthy diet, or if Portland vegetarian restaurants … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Portland
We know from the last survey where to go when you want romance, but how about the Best Portland Restaurant for a First Date? I have strong feelings about this. Before I go on a date, I want to know 1) do they like dogs, and 2) how adventurous their palate is. Those two things are stoppers for me. Sure, roll your eyes, … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Restaurant for a First Date
I didn't expect many votes for The Most Romantic Restaurant in Portland, but 715 of you indulged me by answering the final survey questions. Let's face it, we all like a little romance now and then. For fun I looked all the way back through our lists to 2006. Interestingly, eight of the past winners have now gone … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Most Romantic Restaurant in Portland
Where can you get the best hamburger in Portland Oregon? This category received 1,378 votes. I'm always surprised when we have ties with this many votes cast, and it happened three times in this category. This is always a top vote-getter in our yearly poll, with such a wide variety of responses, even the winners have a … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Hamburger in Portland
Portland is a sushi town, and that's reflected in the number of votes for the Reader Survey 2015 Best Sushi in Portland. We have lots of reasonable choices, and the cuisine seems to be growing in popularity. But the top choices always seem to come down to a favorite few. Those restaurants not mentioned here received … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Sushi in Portland