Seating area in front of the restaurant along Moody Ave, and also around the corner on the shady side of the building. Nice place to sit and people watch. Overhang shades most of the area. … [Read more...] about Cha Cha Cha South Waterfront
Cha Cha Cha Restaurant
Following the trend of recent years, there has been a bit of a shakeup in the Best Mexican Restaurant in Portland category, but only in the placement on the list. Relative newcomer Xico (pronounced "chico") is continuing to climb, vaulting over more established restaurants such as Autentica. Mextiza has closed giving room for others to move up.1,288 votes were cast for this … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015 – Best Mexican Restaurant in Portland
Popular market chain Trader Joe's has backed out of plans to build a Northeast Portland store. That TJ's pulled out is a bit of a surprise, as the city had agreed to sell them the land, valued around $2.5 million, for just $500K.From KGW.com, The Portland African American Leadership Forum and a handful of locally owned grocers criticized the deal as a taxpayer giveaway. … [Read more...] about Roman Candle, Riedel Coke, Swank & Swine, Trader Joe’s – It’s all here!
Last year the survey order was Autentica, Por Que No & Nuestra Cocina. This year things swapped around, with a new restaurant in the mix. Though the category received 1096 votes, the lower-ranked restaurants individually received more votes. This dilutes the pool a bit, and shows that we have more of what PFD readers consider "good" Mexican food.With the addition of … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Mexican Restaurant in Portland
Do restaurants with wood ovens violate smoking bans? Apparently, in Ohio they do. This piece from an alert reader. It's from a Local 12 television station in Ohio. (2010 - link removed - no longer valid) Warning letters are now going out to local restaurants accused of violating Ohio's voter-approved smoking ban. One local restaurateur who got a warning says his … [Read more...] about Do restaurants with wood ovens violate smoking bans?