As you probably know, City Market NW is closing. Sunday, August 17 is the last day.I have good memories of City Market. In the early 2000's I spent a bucket of money there on cheese, fish, olive oil and really good balsamic vinegars. To this day they are one of my favorite sources for cheese; the staff is knowlegeable and happy to share their enthusiasm, happy to share … [Read more...] about City Market Closes Sunday
<updated> After a 17 year stint at Oba in the Pearl District, Chef Scott Neuman is returning to Texas. According to a press release, he will be there through February 25th. Scott is known for his modern take on "nuevo Latino" food. For the next month, Pablo Pacheco, Oba's Chef de Cuisine will be filling in. They are currently interviewing candidates for the … [Read more...] about Chef Scott Neuman Leaving Oba and More!
Here is a guide to our favorite Portland wine shops Last update 1/4/18While many wine bars like Bar Avignon are gaining in popularity and exposure, Portland Oregon wine shops often fly under the radar of the public. Big retail stores like Fred Meyer’s, Zupan’s, New Seasons and even Trader Joe’s carry large international and domestic producers, but the small shops often … [Read more...] about Guide to Portland Oregon Wine Shops
This year only three fishmongers place in the 2013 "Best Place to Buy Fish in Portland" category. The winner jumped from 3rd place in the 2012 poll, and the other two switched places. New Seasons Markets may not have topped any category this year, but they have done incredibly well overall.1. Flying Fish Company- 25%. 2310 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214 … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Place to Buy Fish in Portland
Where do we go when we are looking for ingredients to make a special meal? The outcome of this list is exactly the same as last year.1. City Market/Pastaworks – 48% of the vote!3735 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland 97214. Map (503) 232-1010 735 Northwest 21st Ave., Portland OR. 97209 Map (503) 221-3002City Market/Pastaworks is one space, with separate "stores" inside … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Favorite Gourmet Store in Portland