The Results for the 2017 Best Cocktail Bar in Portland are surprising. Teardrop Lounge, which has topped this list every year other than 2011 suddenly dropped to number four. In its place, the next top choices all bumped up one. New this year: Mint/820, Laurelhurst Market, The Driftwood Room, and Bible Club. If you … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2017: Best Cocktail Bar in Portland
Pepe Le Moko Bar
"Welcome to Portland, as in Oregon, the land of milk and honey — also coffee, tea, beer, wine, game, berries, crab, salmon, ice cream in flavors lifted from food trucks and olive oil that chefs compare favorably to Italy’s liquid gold." In a Merry Christmas to businesses in Portland, Tom Sietsema of The Washington … [Read more...] about Washington Post Names Portland Best Food City in America
Portland is an amazing cocktail town. We were, and many say still are, on the forefront of the cocktail revolution, with some of the finest bartenders anywhere claiming residence in our city. So if you want a break from hops, what is the best cocktail bar in Portland? The list contains most of the standards you'd … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2015: Best Cocktail Bar in Portland
On the recent fig story, a commenter asks, "I am looking to find a place I can go and u pick some figs? I work in a Alzheimer’s facility and my residents loved the figs we got last year. They brought back so many memories for them when they where children. Last year we had a nursery donate a couple of boxes to us… … [Read more...] about Catching Up – Bits of Portland Restaurant News
The ever popular Bunk Sandwiches has opened another sandwich shop, this time on NE Alberta Street. “Bunk Alberta” officially opened at noon on February 5th, much to the delight of eager diners in the Northeast Portland. The new location is bright and open, with plenty of seating, a back patio (for warmer months), … [Read more...] about Catching Up: Bunk Sandwiches Alberta, Bollywood SE and Pepe le Moko Now Open!
Kitchen Share, a "kitchen tool lending library" is opening in SE Portland. According to the press release, "Kitchen Share SE will be a place where community members can borrow equipment and share in the joy of processing, preserving, and serving food". "The lending library will offer a small collection of … [Read more...] about Bits & Pieces of News and Stuff for 8.13