As was the case last year, the vote for the Best Indian Restaurant in Portland is so lopsided, it's hardly a contest. No snub intended; the winner has three big things going for it: two locations, low prices and excellent food. This year I thought I would show the top five choices instead of the top three. I'm biting my tongue here, except to say that I don't understand a few … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Indian Restaurant in Portland
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We know from the last survey where to go when you want romance, but how about the Best Portland Restaurant for a First Date? I have strong feelings about this. Before I go on a date, I want to know 1) do they like dogs, and 2) how adventurous their palate is. Those two things are stoppers for me. Sure, roll your eyes, but admit it: we all have secret deal breakers.With this … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Restaurant for a First Date
The ever popular Bunk Sandwiches has opened another sandwich shop, this time on NE Alberta Street.“Bunk Alberta” officially opened at noon on February 5th, much to the delight of eager diners in the Northeast Portland. The new location is bright and open, with plenty of seating, a back patio (for warmer months), and a giant mural of Harry Dean Stanton from Alex Cox's Repo … [Read more...] about Catching Up: Bunk Sandwiches Alberta, Bollywood SE and Pepe le Moko Now Open!
An anonymous email says that Morgan Brownlow has found a new home as executive chef at the longtime lacking Papa Haydn Group. You may remember Morgan from lots of past restaurant gossip posts, but my tipper says that he is calm and humble and looking to find peace in the city he was born in. I hope so - he's a talented guy.Thrillist, the online news magazine, … [Read more...] about Still Hungry? Go Back to the Buffet and Get More Food News!
The results for this question in our survey have changed a lot from previous years. For the first time, the vote is so lopsided, it is barely worth mentioning any but the first place winner, though I will, as the top choices are all very different from one another.Perhaps in a sign of the problems that led to the closure, Vindalho, which has always done well in the past, … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Indian Restaurant in Portland