What is the best Coffeehouse in Portland? The number of coffeehouses that have opened over the past few years made untangling the votes for Best Portland Coffeehouse a challenge - 85 different coffeehouses received votes, which makes the spread between them much smaller, but 561 of you had an opinion. For this … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Coffeehouse in Portland
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
Portland Coffeehouses Open on Christmas Day <updated with more shops open> A few notes... Some of us need our coffee, even on Christmas Day. I don't know of any coffeehouses other than these two Barista locations which will be open. Some Starbucks locations will be serving customers, though locations … [Read more...] about Christmas Day Coffee and More
The number of coffeehouses that have opened over the past few years made untangling the votes for Best Coffeehouse in Portland a challenge. We love our coffee, and judging by the comments, many of us have strong preferences about coffeehouses. For this survey I left out "Best Roaster" for another survey, because I … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Coffeehouse in Portland
Portland Monthly Magazine reports that Trigger, the Tex-Mex restaurant from Tommy Habetz and company will close, to reopen as another Bunk. This isn't exactly a surprise: the location under the Wonder Ballroom was a bit strange and frequently competed with the ballroom and Toro Bravo for neighborhood parking spaces. … [Read more...] about Trigger, Pasta Allegro Close; Little T Bakery Opening New Store
Once again I asked the question, "what is the best coffeehouse in Portland?" As always, the results proved interesting. In 2012, the ranking was: 1) Ristretto Roasters, 2) Barista Coffee, 3) Stumptown Coffee, 4) Heart, 5) Coava, 6) Coffeehouse NW, and 7) Extracto. For 2013, everything has changed. Out of 1704 … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Coffeehouse in Portland
There is a new chef at the Brasserie Montmartre. Chef Johnny Nudd will lead the kitchen beginning July 24th. From the press release - “Talented yet humble, and with experience in San Francisco, New York, and Europe, Chef Johnny is the kind of chef I like to collaborate with,” says Chureau, former chef-owner of … [Read more...] about Lots of Old News and a Rare Mushroom Find!
The newest Barista will be open as soon as the final inspections take place, hopefully by July 25th. Billy Wilson's new store is located in the busy downtown ‘Jewelry District’ at 529 SW 3rd avenue. The 500 square foot store in the historic Hamilton Building, focuses on take-away, but window counter and bar … [Read more...] about Barista Coffee III Photos – Opening Soon