Historic Meriwether's restaurant to close, eventually reopen on top of a new 5-story building Updated: the owner says "We are absolutely keeping our wonderful building and updating it for private events. It will remain alongside the new building on our property."] The original Food Dude is rolling over in his … [Read more...] about Meriwether’s to Close, Reopen in About a Year
768 people voted in our reader survey 2015 question, "What is the Best Outdoor Dining in Portland". It is no coincidence that the outdoor dining pages are some of the most popular on this website. After our long drizzly winters, we tend to rush outside and embrace our beautiful summers. We have a wealth of options … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015 – Best Outdoor Dining in Portland
Chef Dolan Lane, most recently executive chef at Bluehour, has landed at Meriwether's restaurant: 2601 NW Vaughn in Portland. I am told that "he has already changed the menu to reflect their farm ethos". Meriwether's, which has been around since 2003, is known for a really nice space and lovely back … [Read more...] about Dolan Lane to Meriwether’s, Scandal, Subway Damage Control
I thought this new question would get more votes than it did. However, I was using two different polling services for testing reasons, and forgot to include this new question in one version of the poll. On top of that, very few people voted for anything! Still, there were some clear winners, with VQ and Meriwethers … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Outdoor Dining Space in Portland
Meriwether's Restaurant at 2601 N.W. Vaughn in Portland has gone through more than its share of shakeups over the past seven years or so. The space is decent, though a bit awkward because of its three levels, but a big stone fireplace and hardwood floors give it a nice atmosphere, and the patio area in back is a … [Read more...] about Meriwether’s Restaurant Meltdown?
I collect all the interesting links I find around the web and Google news, with the best intentions. They get dragged to my desktop, but I get busy, or am not feeling well enough to deal, and it seems like they collect, until a day like this comes along and I run out of space. Fasten your seat-belts and click away. … [Read more...] about Portland Farmers Market Opens, Aviary Readies Bar
A stone fireplace is the focal point of the cozy sunken dining room, where the French rotisserie turns and the wood-fired oven is stoked during the winter months. Wood beams above, hardwood floors below and banks of windows fitted decorative stained glass panels create a warm and inviting space, whatever the time of … [Read more...] about Event Space: Meriwether’s Restaurant
OpenTable lists their Top Ten Oregon Restaurants for 2008 These are Open Table's top ten Oregon restaurants, as voted by users of the reservation system. Pine Tavern - Bend Meriwether's Andina Amuse - Ashland Lucier Oba Deep - Bend The Melting Pot Masu Sushi 23Hoyt This is an … [Read more...] about OpenTable lists readers Top Ten Oregon Restaurants