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!
Bollywood Theater Restaurant
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
While I was otherwise occupied over the last few months, I missed some interesting local news. I'll catch you up!From OregonLive, Shiraz, the Persian restaurant at NW 11th and Everett St., has closed, and is renovating before planning to reopen as "Piattino", an Italian restaurant featuring antipasti. As I recall, before Shiraz, this was the location of the Everett Street … [Read more...] about News You May Have Missed…
Indian food is incredibly varied and complex. It is also one of my favorite foods, and I've been wishing we had more choices in Portland. The recently opened Bollywood Theater has helped fill the void with good options at very affordable prices, jumping to #3 on the list after only being in business for a few months. Vindalho and East India Company have swapped; I'm guessing … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Indian in Portland