I'm not going to spend a lot of time on this category because I already have - If you are interested in more details on Ringside, El Gaucho, Ruth’s Chris and Morton’s, you’ll find my steakhouse showdown review here, along with a few more stories about my life in Texas. However, there are restaurants on this list I … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Steakhouse in Portland
The Best Steakhouse in Portland 2015 has had the same restaurants in the top two every year since 2011. With the changes both are making, I wouldn't be surprised to see the trend to continue. When restaurants remove prices from their websites, it pisses me off. Three of the winning restaurants do not post prices on … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Steakhouse in Portland
Not many surprises in the Best Steak group this year. The percentage points by which the top two won are double the 2011 score. Even El Gaucho which is quite expensive is up by 4%. OX, the new restaurant on NE MLK has taken a huge share for only being in business a few months. Sometimes that can happen because a place … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Restaurant for a Steak
Open Table, the restaurant reservation company, has listed its top 100 restaurants for service, based on almost 5 million user reviews over the last year. A few Oregon restaurants made the list - Castagna Restaurant Genoa Morton's The Steakhouse The Painted Lady (Newberg) Congratulations to all the … [Read more...] about Open Table Lists Top 100 Restaurants for Service
There are times I just can't help myself. I could just write a boring summary of the steakhouse project, even inserted some charts and graphs - and I love charts and graphs! However, I decided to go with my heart and tell you about a memory of long ago. I eventually get to the summary, but you'll have to work for it, … [Read more...] about 52 Fords, Fallout Shelters and the Steakhouse Review Summary
I hadn’t been to Morton’s in at least eight years when I pulled up to the valet a few weeks ago. The last time my experience had been pretty good. On this warm Thursday evening, I was expecting a meal that would be close to the quality of El Gaucho. Morton’s was founded in 1978 by Arnie Morton and Klaus Fritsch. … [Read more...] about Review: Morton’s The Steakhouse
What is the best steakhouse in Portland? We decide to find out A friend called me a few weeks ago. "My boss is coming into town, and I need to take him to a steakhouse. Which one is the best?" I paused and thought about it. I really had no idea. I've heard good things about several, but as a dedicated gourmand, I … [Read more...] about The Steakhouse Showdown!