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 local ingredients. Along with Higgins, Zefiro and Paley’s … [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 the dining room. One of the first good meals I had 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 amount of blood, sweat and tears they have dedicated to the … [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 Cube, Paley's Place, Ruby Jewel, Random Order, Rimsky … [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 votes:1. Little Bird Bistro - 16% of the vote. 219 Southwest 6th … [Read more...] about Reader Survey 2013: Best Restaurant for a Business Lunch