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
Before I get started, yes, I know some of you avoid "family friendly" restaurants like the plague. I understand that. Many people don't feel the same way, so just keep the nasty comments to yourself.I like my summary from 2012, so I'm just going to quote it - '"The place where friends and family meet", "Bring the kids!", "Tot Tuesday", "Free Soft Serve Ice Cream". These … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Most Family Friendly Restaurant in Portland