Southpark Seafood restaurant is "reopening", or at least they are officially done with the restaurant remodel. The lower section is open now, and the upper dining room is scheduled to be completed this week. The redesigned oyster bar will have "the largest selection of fresh oysters in Portland". They are celebrating tomorrow June 7th with their first ever Public Dinner; a … [Read more...] about Simpatica/North Light Closing, Hat Yai, Verde Cocina Opening
Southpark Seafood Grill
Surprisingly comfortable dining on the sidewalk along the side street. The sun is blocked by trees and an overhang with a few umbrellas. Southpark's menu is based on seafood though they do have a burger and a flatiron steak available. … [Read more...] about Southpark Seafood Grill and Wine
Southpark Seafood, which has been a Portland staple for 18 years is undergoing a complete revamp. In 2015 Southpark Seafood in Portland adopted a new menu with small portions, encouraging sharing, to give guests the opportunity to try multiple items on the menu, without switching to a tapas style theme. Now they are continuing to transition away from fine dining with a … [Read more...] about Southpark Seafood to Undergo Revamp
An anonymous email says that Morgan Brownlow has found a new home as executive chef at the longtime lacking Papa Haydn Group. You may remember Morgan from lots of past restaurant gossip posts, but my tipper says that he is calm and humble and looking to find peace in the city he was born in. I hope so - he's a talented guy.Thrillist, the online news magazine, … [Read more...] about Still Hungry? Go Back to the Buffet and Get More Food News!
Portland has a long way to go as far as seafood is concerned. For a city so close to rivers, lakes and the ocean, the state of our seafood is sad. However, I believe this is starting to change. Last year the order was Jake's, Southpark, and Bamboo Sushi. This year Jake's has fallen off the list. Completely new to the ratings are Ringside Fish House (review later this week), … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Seafood Restaurant