Note: I ran off on my trip this fall with a bunch of “best of” posts written and set to publish automatically.… Read the rest
Olympia Provisions Restaurant
Large open patio area set back a bit from Division St. Happy Hour daily 3 pm – 6 pm. Think German influence: brats, dogs, charcuterie, pretzels, bratwurst, etc. Two patio areas, the one towards the back is more of a beer garden.… Read the rest
A personal favorite of mine when I’m looking for lunch in the downtown area. Just a few tables out front, in the shade on a street with light traffic.
Olympia Provisions’ Northwest location now has their patio open (weather permitting) for meat lovers to enjoy OP’s popular charcuterie or cheese boards and sample various wines from their extensive list.… Read the rest
The James Beard Foundation has announced the 2016 restaurant and chef award semifinalists. As usual, a bunch of Portland places made the list. Of course there will only be a few winners by the time this shakes out, but what the heck, I’ll list them all, bolding the Oregon nominations.… Read the rest
John Gorham has announced that in partnership with Ron Avni and Mediterranean Exploration Company executive chef Kasey Mills, they will be opening a new restaurant to the upcoming Pine Street Market.… Read the rest