You are in Portland for lunch and want a place you can sit down. Where do you dine? Note: I ran off on my trip this fall with a bunch of "best of" posts written and set to publish automatically. It wasn't until yesterday that I realized it had never happened. The best-laid plans... get ready for a slew of … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Lunch in Portland
Coming in 2018: Happy Valley Public House From the press release - This 22,000 square foot building will boast local, family-friendly favorites BUNK Sandwiches, Pizza Jerk, and Mi Mero Mole; a coffee shop serving locally roasted beans and pastries from Lauretta Jean’s; and The Whiskey Kitchen, a whiskey bar and … [Read more...] about Bunk Sandwiches, Pizza Jerk and Mi Mero Mole Coming to Happy Valley
From the people behind Bunk Sandwiches. Sitting area along the east side of the Wonder Ballroom. Basic, but set back from the street. No umbrellas, but the building blocks the sun during the afternoon. … [Read more...] about Bunk Bar Wonder
The outdoor space isn't all that - just tables along the street, but the area is clean, the people watching exceptional, and you might get some shade if you are lucky. Happy Hour 3pm - 6pm. Dollar off well drinks and pints … [Read more...] about Bunk Alberta
I'm going to be catching up on some of the news that has happened while I've been away over the last month. La Moule, the mussels bar from St. Jack chef Aaron Barnett is almost ready to open. According to The Oregonian, the bar is taking over the former Savoy Tavern in the same S.E. neighborhood where the original … [Read more...] about News Clearance Sale: La Moule, Ataula, Bunk and Coppia
I asked, "What is the best restaurant for lunch in Portland", deliberately excluding food carts - nothing against them, this just isn't a food cart site. 70 different restaurants received votes. Two ties made up the bottom group, so I extended the list a few extra places. 1,323 votes: 1. Lardo - 12.1% of the … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Restaurant for Lunch in Portland
Andy Ricker of Pok Pok is opening a restaurant at the airport. From a Craiglist ad, "Pok Pok Restaurants is holding open interviews for our new quick service, pop-up location at Portland International Airport. We are hiring for kitchen, counter service and supervisory positions. Interviews will be held Wednesday … [Read more...] about Pok Pok, Salt & Straw, Country Cat, Tommy Habetz and More!
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), … [Read more...] about Catching Up: Bunk Sandwiches Alberta, Bollywood SE and Pepe le Moko Now Open!