I have a friend who visits every few years, and her first question is always, "What are the Best New Restaurants in Portland?" Since I didn't do a survey in 2014, this list goes back to late 2013. Looking over this list, I think everyone one of them is an option for a good meal.Will the top choices be successful? Sometimes folks in the hardcore food community go for the new … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best New Restaurants in Portland
Mediterranean Exploration Company Restaurant
The highly anticipated Mediterranean Exploration Company, a third restaurant by John Gorham of Tasty N. Sons/Alder and perennial reader favorite, Toro Bravo, is almost ready to open. This is my favorite cuisine, so I'm bouncing up and down in my chair.Rather than summarize, here is the press release in its entirety. Renowned Restaurateur John Gorham and Executive Chef … [Read more...] about John Gorham’s M.E.C Opens August 1st.
Finally some news this week that is worth reporting! John Gorham is planning to open a restaurant at Northwest Flanders and 13th in the Pearl District space last occupied by Riffle NW. According to the Oregonian, the new restaurant will be called the Mediterranean Exploration Company, and will feature dishes from Israel, Greece, North Africa and Turkey. For those who are … [Read more...] about John Gorham of Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons Opening Next Restaurant