View the 2012 Reader Survey results here!Here are the results of the reader survey of the best restaurants in Portland. The total number of votes was a bit daunting, but I narrowed them down to a group which stood far above the rest. Within each of the three groups, the votes were very close. The tally dropped off dramatically at that point, so I'm limiting the results to … [Read more...] about 2011 Reader’s Survey: The Best Restaurants in Portland!
Clyde Common Restaurant
This pretty much fell along the lines of whatever restaurants in town have a group table, and are reasonably priced. Not sure why I even asked this question, though number 2 was a surprise.Out of 556 votes:Toro Bravo – 120 NE Russell St., Portland. Map (503) 281-4464 My review. Andina – 1314 Northwest Glisan Street, Portland, OR Map (503) 228-9535 You can read my … [Read more...] about Survey 2011: Best Group Dining
This vote restored some of my faith in readers picking some of the more interesting places in town rather than the most popular. I'm rather surprised by the outcome. Although we got a good number of votes, there was a huge spread in the number of restaurants nominated, which meant only a few had enough to stand out.Out of 716 votes, a tie for first place!Tanuki … [Read more...] about Survey 2011: Best Happy Hour in Portland
Here's the latest on the changes at Olympia Provisions. What I've been told is that Jason's partners wanted to secure the old Carlyle space for wholesale production (which they did). Jason felt like it was too early, so they bought him out. Another source says there is considerable rancor in the ranks over the changes. It will be interesting to see how much this effects not … [Read more...] about Problems At Olympia Provisions?
This guide was originally written for the 2009 United States Barista Championship, but it got so much favorable press, I decided to adapt it to anyone dining on a budget. This is a quick guide to places that are very reasonably priced, and close to the Convention Center/Downtown core.If it's lunch or breakfast you are after, Portland abounds with great options. Lately two … [Read more...] about Dining On a Budget in Portland – Downtown/Convention Center