Andy Ricker is closing Sen Yai, the noodle house at 3384 SE Division St. According to Portland Monthly, Ricker says that Sen Yai has never made money, and thought it would only get worse because of Portland's high rents, increasing minimum wage, new sick leave laws and "stereotypical ideas about 'ethnic food' as 'cheap food". Nate Tilden of Clyde Common, Bar Casa … [Read more...] about Andy Ricker’s Sen Yai Closing to Make Way for Tacos
The ever popular Bunk Sandwiches has opened another sandwich shop, this time on NE Alberta Street.“Bunk Alberta” officially opened at noon on February 5th, much to the delight of eager diners in the Northeast Portland. The new location is bright and open, with plenty of seating, a back patio (for warmer months), and a giant mural of Harry Dean Stanton from Alex Cox's Repo … [Read more...] about Catching Up: Bunk Sandwiches Alberta, Bollywood SE and Pepe le Moko Now Open!
Here's the latest on the changes at Olympia Provisions. What I've been told is that Jason's partners wanted to secure the old Carlyle space for wholesale production (which they did). Jason felt like it was too early, so they bought him out. Another source says there is considerable rancor in the ranks over the changes. It will be interesting to see how much this effects not … [Read more...] about Problems At Olympia Provisions?
Many of you have probably heard of Kenny (Ken's Place) and Zuke (ExtraMSG.com). Now they are finally going a bit more upscale and opening a full time restaurant on the same block as The ACE Hotel at Stark and 10th, called Kenny & Zuke's. It is on the same block where Nate Tilden from Castagna is opening the gastropub, Clyde Common, and Stumptown is opening a new … [Read more...] about Kenny & Zukes to Open, Clyde Common, Nostrana News