The owners of Union/Pine are taking over the Wildwood space. If you've been in Portland for a while, you'll remember Wildwood Restaurant as one of those that drove the local food scene to today's near obsession. Wildwood, originally opened by chef Cory Schreiber, quickly won praise for its innovative take on using … [Read more...] about Wildwood Space to Become Bar West
Wildwood, originally opened in 1994 by Cory Schrieber, won praise for its innovative take on local ingredients. Ever since Wildwood Restaurant at 1221 NW 21st closed back in February 2014, the space has been empty. I love the building with the little patio out front, the open kitchen and the great wood accents in … [Read more...] about Wildwood Space to Become… Walgreens?
In a notice sent out by Wildwood today, the restaurant announced they will be serving their last meal on Tuesday, February 25th. We’d like to thank our friends, family, farmers and vendors for your stalwart support over the last 20 years. We are so proud of the strides our team has made in recent years and the awesome … [Read more...] about Wildwood Restaurant Closing After 20 Years
The top three in our survey results this year parrot the 2012 survey, but many of the other restaurants failed to rise above the pack. In spite of their move and the elimination of a second restaurant Pix Pâtisserie remains at the top of the list. In 2012 the order was: Pix, Papa Haydn, Salt & Straw, The Sugar … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: The Best Desserts in Portland
The top results are quite similar to previous years, so I won't ask this question in 2014. Ok, I will. It is interesting how many restaurants which were voted near the top in previous years did not make the 2013 list. Missing are Southpark, The Heathman, Gruner, Bluehour and Nostrana. Out of 668 total … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Restaurant for a Business Lunch
Everybody has their own definition of what makes a great first date restaurant. Some go for romance, others for price... me, I'd want to know how adventurous my dates palate is, but wouldn't want to pick somewhere that would scare them if it turned out their interests were more pedestrian. I suppose it all comes down … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: The Best First Date Restaurant in Portland
Where to go to impress a client. These austere days, three martini lunches at places like Morton's and El Gaucho are out. In 2011, the order of votes was Higgins, The Heathman and Little Bird. 568 people voted: Little Bird Bistro - 13% of the vote. 219 Southwest 6th Avenue Portland, OR 97204 Map (503) … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2012: Best Restaurant For a Business Lunch
From Cuisine Bonne Femme: Portland Gets More Press - KQED After the recent NY Times article 36 Hours in Portland, it seems there has been a slew of bloggers taking up the theme. First the Willamette Week ran a tongue in cheek copy from the perspective of a resident, not tourist (no surprise he drank a lot … [Read more...] about Schreiber Leaving Wildwood, Country Cat & Rocket Opening