Press release from Pastaworks today - Today we say a bittersweet goodbye to Pastaworks' home since 1983. We have over 11,000 days of memories on Hawthorne Boulevard, and we're very, very grateful for our amazing customers, employees, neighbors, neighborhood, and to everyone who has supported this family-run … [Read more...] about Pastaworks Hawthorne: R.I.P.
My musing over the summer that something was up at Pastaworks seems to have been correct. This press release gives more details than you probably want - to summarize, Pastaworks on SE Hawthorne in Portland is moving to a new project called Providore Fine Foods. There is will be joined by Arrosto - wood-fired rotisserie … [Read more...] about Pastaworks Hawthorne Downsizing, Relocating
Here is a guide to our favorite Portland wine shops Last update 1/4/18 While many wine bars like Bar Avignon are gaining in popularity and exposure, Portland Oregon wine shops often fly under the radar of the public. Big retail stores like Fred Meyer’s, Zupan’s, New Seasons and even Trader Joe’s carry large … [Read more...] about Guide to Portland Oregon Wine Shops
Where do we go when we are looking for ingredients to make a special meal? The outcome of this list is exactly the same as last year. 1. City Market/Pastaworks – 48% of the vote! 3735 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland 97214. Map (503) 232-1010 735 Northwest 21st Ave., Portland OR. 97209 Map (503) 221-3002 City … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Favorite Gourmet Store in Portland
From the PR, with a few comments at the bottom - There are some changes a-foot, starting with the closing of the Mississippi store. Though this location debuted in 2009 when the economy was in a full nose-dive, it steadily found its footing and gained new customers. Our founder and owner, Peter de Garmo, and … [Read more...] about Pastaworks Closes Mississippi Store
Where do we go when we are looking for ingredients to make that special meal? With 50% of the vote, your first choice is clear. The next three were very close. I'm glad to see Foster & Dobbs move way up the list this year. 568 votes cast: 1. City Market/Pastaworks - 50% of the vote! 3735 SE Hawthorne Blvd., … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Gourmet Food Store
Where do we like to buy our meat? At least 400 people didn't vote at all, so I'm thinking quite a few just pick up their chops at a grocery store such as Safeway - they don't know what they're. But those who visit the butchery definitely have strong opinions. Here are the results of the survey question, who is the best … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Butcher in Portland