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
Por Qué No? Restaurant
I’ve eaten in several Mexican restaurants over the last few weeks, and have overheard the following comments: “If one doesn’t get me drunk, you are underpouring your margaritas”, “How can this be Mexican if there are no rice and beans”, and innumerable variances on “… I’m from California so I know good Mexican food and this is/is not it!”… Read the rest
“¿Por Que No? strives to support our local economy, whether it means using line caught fish and local meats or remodeling with recycled materials. We have traveled from the Pacific Coast of Mexico to the mountains of Oaxaca to share the flavors and the essence of what we found. … Read the rest
Following the trend of recent years, there has been a bit of a shakeup in the Best Mexican Restaurant in Portland category, but only in the placement on the list. Relative newcomer Xico (pronounced “chico”) is continuing to climb, vaulting over more established restaurants such as Autentica.… Read the rest
Not a whole lot of interesting things are going on in the Portland food scene this week, but here are a few items that caught my eye.
Fratelli Chef/Owner Willem Paul Klitsie has announced he is opening a new restaurant in downtown Vancouver Washington.… Read the rest