Not long ago I posted the news that John Gorham from popular Toro Bravo restaurant would be opening, Tasty n Sons, at 3808 N Williams, at the southern end of the building (in the old Nutshell / Anju space). This is the same food-centric strip that houses Lincoln, Ristretto Coffee Rosters, Cha Cha Cha, and EaT Oyster Bar, among others. Today John sent out a lot more information on the new venture –
“Those of you familiar with John’s brunch cooking from his Simpatica days should have some idea of what to expect… plus many more eclectic offerings that he has up his sleeve.
We expect the space to be ready around mid March for the Soft Opening run: Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
After ironing out the opening kinks we will have a Grand Opening Party and thereafter will be open 7 days a week:
— Mon … Fri: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
— Sat & Sun: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Expect a follow-up mailer soon with dates for the soft opening and the grand opening party.
Kyle Prewitt, who has been with us at Toro Bravo for a long time, will be manning the stoves at Tasty n Sons, and will run the kitchen under John’s guidance, while John will continue as Executive Chef at Toro Bravo. Rebecca Finley, a 7-year veteran floor manager at Paley’s restaurant will manage the front of the house. Dori Prange, formerly of Toro Bravo and the Secret Society Lounge, will oversee the bar, with plenty of Bloody Mary selections to accompany the brunch.
We hope that this new project will contribute to the on-going evolution of Portland’s northeast neighborhood, which is home to John and many of our team members.”
You can view the Tasty n Sons website here.
See you at Toro Bravo and soon at Tasty n Sons…
John, Courtney, Ron, and the rest of the crew