This is Besaws new location after their lease wasn't renewed on NW 21st Street. The patio is large and comfortable, mostly shaded because of its placement on the North side of the building. It is very popular in the morning, but good service keeps the tables turning quickly. … [Read more...] about Besaws
Chef Dustin Clark from Wildwood will be Executive Chef, Sommelier Savanna Ray of Wildwood and Ringside will handle wine, and Pastry Chef Michelle Vernier of Paley's and Imperial will take the helm of desserts. Zounds! This is not your grandfather's Besaw's anymore. This press release from Besaws is so thorough, I'm just going to post the whole thing. Read all the way to the … [Read more...] about New Besaw’s Open Jan 27, Solo Club Coming Soon
Breakfast lovers rejoice - Besaw's owner Cana Flug announced today that the restaurant will be reopening this fall at the corner of NW 21st and Raleigh, in the new LL Hawkins Building.The original Besaw's on NW 21st, underwent an acrimonious closing in May 2015, after both Cana Flug and C.E. John, the redeveloper, filed competing federal trademark claims on the name … [Read more...] about Besaw’s is Returning to NW 21st!
By now you are undoubtedly aware of the dispute between Cana Flug, the owner of the recently closed Besaw's, and the re-developer of the property, C.E. John.To summarize, Besaw's restaurant, which has been in the building for 112 years, failed to reach an agreement in their latest lease negotiation. The property owner, C.E. John wants to build a "mixed-use development", and … [Read more...] about C. E. John, Get a Clue
Updated: Besaw's restaurant has lost their lease and is closing on May 29th. They hope to reopen late summer 2015. In a Facebook post copied below, owner Cana Flug infers that she plans to reopen Besaws under the same name at another NW Portland location. However, Willamette Week is reporting that the property owner plans to reopen Besaw's in the same location once the … [Read more...] about Besaw’s Closing/Moving