This survey question was for "Best Bar - Excluding Food". Last year Teardrop Lounge was knocked off of its perch by Beaker & Flask, but it has regained its footing by a healthy margin. The Rum Club made a great showing for a new business.686 votes were cast: 1. Teardrop Lounge - 12% of the total vote. 1015 NW Everett St., Portland, OR 97209. Map (503) … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Bar in Portland
Beaker & Flask
Tales of the Cocktail is a five-day drinks convention where thousands of chefs, bartenders, spirits writers, and drink geeks go to New Orleans to gorge on seminars and tastings. It is the most important cocktail education, celebration and awards convention in the industry. This year, Portland has two nominees up for awards.Beaker and Flask is nominated in the "Spirited … [Read more...] about Beaker and Flask, Clyde Common Nominated for “Spirited Awards”
Ben Bettinger, chef at the popular SE restaurant Beaker & Flask, is leaving to join his old mentor Vitaly Paley at his new Downtown restaurant. From Oregon Live, "Coming to Beaker and Flask was a huge stepping stone, my first opportunity to find and develop my own style," he says. "Now I have the opportunity to work with a great friend and mentor again." Rumors have been … [Read more...] about Chef Ben Bettinger Leaving Beaker & Flask
View the 2012 Reader Survey results here!Here are the results of the reader survey of the best restaurants in Portland. The total number of votes was a bit daunting, but I narrowed them down to a group which stood far above the rest. Within each of the three groups, the votes were very close. The tally dropped off dramatically at that point, so I'm limiting the results to … [Read more...] about 2011 Reader’s Survey: The Best Restaurants in Portland!
Just in time for the weekend, our readers vote for the best place for a late-night snack. Out of 760 votes:Cartopia at 12th and Hawthorne - 46% of the vote! Open 12pm - 3am.When split into vendors, Potato Champion and Whiffies Fried Pies take the prize.The others are a distant 2nd and 3rd:Biwa - 215 Southeast 9th Ave., Portland, OR 97214 (503) 239-8830 … [Read more...] about Survey 2011: Best Late Night Snack