Metrovino R.I.P? According to a reader, Metrovino will be closing. According to the tip, Saturday was their last weekend service. Attempts to make a reservation for this week on OpenTable results in a “restaurant offline” message.… Read the rest
Portland restaurant patrons don’t seem to pay a lot of attention to who has the best wine list. This category always gets a low number of votes – 372 this year, and will probably be dropped for 2013.… Read the rest
I forgot this news – Trent Pierce of Fin fame has announced that he will be doing “sneak peek dinners” which will feature dishes from his “new seafood concept” which will open later this year.… Read the rest
Todd Steele, owner of Metrovino, has announced that he has decided against having sous Victor Daras take over the position. Instead he will move recently promoted Dustin See to chef. According to Steele, “I had never had him cook for me on the side, now I feel a little silly for not doing so, but not as silly as if I had let him get away.… Read the rest
I’ve had an email conversation with Todd Steele, owner of Metrovino in the Pearl District. I thought some of you might find it interesting.
I am excited, change is always scary when you have something established.… Read the rest