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 September 24th from 10am-1pm at Whiskey Soda Lounge, located at … [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), 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!
Online website Thrillist has declared Pok Pok's "Ike's Vietnamese fish sauce wings" one of America's "most iconic foods". In a city known for its innovations on seemingly ordinary foods -- where people will wait in line for 45mins for a phallic donut, call a grilled cheese gourmet, and consider eating something made of weeds from some dude's yard a privilege -- it's weird to … [Read more...] about Portland Food News ROCO, Clear Creek, Bunk Alberta, St. Jack NW, and Ike’s Wings
Not a whole lot of interesting things are going on in the Portland food scene this week, but here are a few items that caught my eye.Fratelli Chef/Owner Willem Paul Klitsie has announced he is opening a new restaurant in downtown Vancouver Washington. Located at 907 Main Street in downtown Vancouver, Willem’s on Main is slated to open on October 24th. Serving lunch on … [Read more...] about News: Fratelli to Open Vancouver spot. PDX Makes Best Mac & Cheese List…
I asked, What is the best restaurant for lunch in Portland. Food carts were excluded. 95 different restaurants received votes. New to the list this year are EVOE and Lardo. If I was in the Hawthorne area, Evoe would get my vote.These are the restaurants that rose above the pack of nominations:Out of 799 votes:1. Bunk Sandwiches – 9.5% of the total vote. Bunk has … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Lunch in Portland