Lincoln Restaurant will be closing March 18th, but will reopen as "Ray", on March 24th, which will focus on Israeli cuisine. Award winning chef and author Jenn Louis, has announced she will be closing Lincoln restaurant, a N. Williams fixture since 2008. PDX.Eater says she will be opening a new restaurant, "Ray" in … [Read more...] about Lincoln Restaurant Closing
The Gorhams of Toro Bravo Inc., owners of Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons/Alder, Pollo Bravo, Shalom Y'all etc., have quite a bit of news today. First, Shalom Y'all, which takes up one corner of Pine Street Market at 126 SW 2nd Ave, will be moving to the current location of Pollo Bravo at 1128 SW Alder in Portland. We are … [Read more...] about Shalom Y’all, Pollo Bravo eshuffling, BYH Burgers Coming to Toro Bravo Inc.
When I was listening to the latest episode of the popular podcast, Right at the Fork, I was struck by a similarity between some of the most successful restaurateurs in Portland - John Gorham of Tasty n Sons/Alder, Toro Bravo, MEC and Greg Denton of OX and the upcoming Kask and Superbite. They both place a huge focus on … [Read more...] about Latest Turn Right at the Fork Makes a Point
Shalom Y’all brings Israeli Street Food to the Pine Street Market John Gorham has announced that in partnership with Ron Avni and Mediterranean Exploration Company executive chef Kasey Mills, they will be opening a new restaurant to the upcoming Pine Street Market. Shalom Y’all will feature Israeli street food, with a … [Read more...] about John Gorham to Open Shalom Y’all at Pine Street Market
Fresh off the Toro Bravo Cookbook, John Gorham and Liz Crain are now writing The Tasty Cookbook. David Reamer will be doing the photographs, and Sasquatch Books will be the publisher. Target date for release is Spring 2017. Chef John Gorham (Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons, Tasty n Alder, Mediterranean Exploration Company, … [Read more...] about John Gorham, Liz Crain to Publish “The Tasty Cookbook”
Tasty n Sons is reopening November 19th with a "New Look and Taste of the Chesapeake Bay". John Gorham’s Tasty n Sons, Portland’s iconic brunch spot, is opening its doors again after a short reprieve. The dust has settled, the bar has been expanded, and the restaurant has received a lighter and brighter fresh coat … [Read more...] about Tasty n Sons Reopens Tomorrow
Esquire Network's Knife Fight is making sure that Portland is well represented. On the August 5th episode, Greg Denton of Portland's OX Restaurant will be going up against Jason Wilson of Seattle's Crush. They will have to create at least two dishes in one hour that incorporate chicken gizzards, juniper berries, and … [Read more...] about More Portland Chefs Featured on Esquire Network’s Knife Fight
The highly anticipated Mediterranean Exploration Company, a third restaurant by John Gorham of Tasty N. Sons/Alder and perennial reader favorite, Toro Bravo, is almost ready to open. This is my favorite cuisine, so I'm bouncing up and down in my chair. Rather than summarize, here is the press release in its … [Read more...] about John Gorham’s M.E.C Opens August 1st.