I frequently get letters from tourists asking, “What are the Best Portland Restaurants?” Lists of such are a dime a dozen, so instead, we decided to do something different – the restaurants that we are frequenting.… Read the rest
Romance. Candlelight, quiet conversation, memorable communal experience, flirting. That is my definition, but, judging from the list, many people have other criteria. I went all the way back to our 2006 results, which contained many blasts from the past: Alba Osteria, Alberta Oyster, Andina, Fenouil, Carlyle, Paley’s, Giorgio’s, Beast, Aquariva, and Metrovino.… Read the rest
As Jerome J. Garcia and Robert C. Hunter once wrote, “The winter was so hard and cold, froze ten feet ‘neath the ground.”… Read the rest
So much of the food news these days isn’t worth an entire post, so they get swept away, the detritus of our news feeds. We’ve decided it’s time to do more roundups, like the old days.… Read the rest
It seems best lists are all the rage with the kids these days, so I’ll mention a few Portland restaurants which impressed me in 2016.
If I’m judging by jaw-dropping, unexpectedly great food, I’d give the prize to a meal I had at Aviary a few months ago.… Read the rest