The Oregonian got the scoop on two new restaurants that Vitaly and Kimberly Paley are planning for downtown Portland. The "Imperial" will go into the space at the Hotel Lucia recently vacated by Typhoon. The second will be called "Portland Penny Diner", which will be located across the hall. As I've reported before, … [Read more...] about New News! Paley’s Adding Two More Restaurants, Pink Slime Deathwatch!
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Ben Bettinger, chef at the popular SE restaurant Beaker & Flask, is leaving to join his old mentor Vitaly Paley at his new Downtown restaurant. From Oregon Live, "Coming to Beaker and Flask was a huge stepping stone, my first opportunity to find and develop my own style," he says. "Now I have the opportunity to … [Read more...] about Chef Ben Bettinger Leaving Beaker & Flask
Since 1999, Saveur has been gathering their favorite dishes, places, food, and people to publish in their annual Saveur 100 issue. This year’s list ranges from Bali, to New Stockholm cuisine, cognac cocktails, the humble cleaver, and Portland’s own Paley's Place and Olympic Provisions. Saveur Editor in Chief, James … [Read more...] about Paley’s Place and Olympic Provisions Make Sauveur Top 100
View the 2012 Reader Survey results here! Here are the results of the reader survey of the best restaurants in Portland. The total number of votes was a bit daunting, but I narrowed them down to a group which stood far above the rest. Within each of the three groups, the votes were very close. The tally dropped off … [Read more...] about 2011 Reader’s Survey: The Best Restaurants in Portland!
This question was suggested by a reader and added to the poll at the last-minute. I think it was a good idea and was interested to see which restaurants placed on top of the pack. Here are the results. Out of 490 votes cast: Metrovino -20% of the vote. 1139 Northwest 11th Ave., Portland, OR 97209 (503) … [Read more...] about Survey 2011: Best Wine List
I split the category for Best Desserts in Portland into two parts: restaurant desserts, and places that primarily serve desserts. Out of 924 reader votes: Restaurants: Paley’s Place – I agree. 1204 Northwest 21st Ave. Portland, OR 97209 Map (503) 243-2403 My review. Nostrana – 1401 Southeast Morrison St. … [Read more...] about Survey 2011: Best Desserts in Portland
The James Beard Foundation Dinner on Sunday at the Multnomah Club was one of the most sought-after events in some time. We took some pictures so you can see what it was like. Please excuse the cell-phone quality - we were busy eating. … [Read more...] about James Beard Foundation Dinner
I will admit up front that through a series of events over the years I have an emotional tie to Paley’s Place. On my first evening in 1996, we had barely sat down when the gentleman at the next table caught my eye. “You simply must try our wine,” he said proffering the bottle. “It is our 40th anniversary tonight and … [Read more...] about Review: Paley’s Place – Restaurant of the Year 2010