The Portland Penny Diner has been retooled. This is a slightly modified press release - After three years as a downtown breakfast and lunchtime staple, Chef Vitaly Paley’s casual Portland Penny Diner is poised to become the next happy hour hot spot, remodeled with cozy red Naugahyde banquets, additional tables and 8 … [Read more...] about Portland Penny Diner Unveils New Menu, Updated Space, Evening Hours
Portland Penny Diner
Odd that we get this news so far in advance - Imperial Chef Ben Bettinger is leaving the restaurants Imperial and Portland Penny Diner this August. According to Eat Beat, Vitaly Paley will be taking over the restaurant until a replacement is found. No word on where Bettinger is headed. Bettinger is an alumni of … [Read more...] about Chef Ben Bettinger Moving on from Imperial
I don't normally cover magazine articles about Portland anymore, but hey, it's Friday, and we are getting a lot of attention. Here's a roundup: Details magazine is not only featuring "The Kid Who Could be Bigger than Bieber", they also are running an article called "Breakfast in America - The Morning Meal Gets a … [Read more...] about A Plethora of Periodicals Paper Portland’s Proliferating Phood Phenom
The neighbors off of SW Macadam can breathe better without all the wood smoke from the smokers at Reo's Ribs. There were complaints when he first opened. In fact his smoke caused visibility problems with traffic a couple of times until he put in a really tall smokestack. Now all of this is moot, as the restaurant is … [Read more...] about Reo’s Closes, Penny Diner Set to Open, Lucier Space Leased?
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!