Another brewpub closing, this time it's Cider Riot on NW Couch Street. Cider Riot! will be closing its pub and production facility at 807 NE Couch Street at the end of business on November 10th. We will be celebrating six years of amazing ciders with a retrospective of great cider and a punk and goth show on … [Read more...] about Cider Riot! Closing November 10th
Portland Food and Restaurant News and Discussion
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Lompoc announces the closing of the Brewery, 5th Quadrant, and Sidebar. This is yet another in the number of breweries or brewpubs that have closed within the last few years. It is with great sadness that we announce that Lompoc Brewing is closing up shop after 23 years in business. The closure includes the … [Read more...] about All Lompoc Brewing Locations Closing
Wins "Best Cheese in the World” out of 3,800 judged at a competition in Bergamo, Italy I have a confession. Last week I received a press release trumpeting Rogue Creameries Blue Cheese win of “Best Cheese in the World” out of 3,800 judged at a competition in Bergamo, Italy. I didn’t post it because I’d already tried … [Read more...] about Rogue Creamery Blue Cheese Wins “Best Cheese in the World”
Mediterranean Cuisine from Chef Kasey Mills of Shalom Y’all and Mediterranean Exploration Company Arrives Spring 2020 Gastro Mania in Multnomah Village which opened in October 2018 will be closing to reopen as a restaurant under John Gorham's Toro Bravo Inc. Restaurant Management and Design Group empire. As you may … [Read more...] about Gastro Mania to Close, Gorham to Open Y’Alla in Multnomah Village
This press release today with bad news for lovers of Little Bird Bistro - Dear Friends, Guests, and Peers, We are sending this mailing out to share the news that after 9 wonderful years Little Bird Bistro will be closing. Our last night of service will be Sunday, October 27. We'll be open for our regular hours … [Read more...] about Little Bird Closing Permanently
Not a big surprise that Nonna will close the doors on September 28th. The restaurant has seemed to be struggling over the past few years. After more than five years of happily dishing up creative Italian comfort food and cocktails in the Concordia neighborhood, Nonna Tavern will stop serving nightly dinner and … [Read more...] about Addio Nona!
The Hoxton Hotel replaces La Neta Restaurant The Hoxton Hotel at 15 NW 4th Avenue in downtown Portland has announced the opening tomorrow of their newest restaurant, Lovely Rita. This is a replacement for the "Mexican-inspired" restaurant La Neta which closed on August 29th. London-based hotelier Ennismore … [Read more...] about “Lovely Rita” to Open in The Hoxton
As you probably know, City Market NW is closing. Sunday, August 17 is the last day. I have good memories of City Market. In the early 2000's I spent a bucket of money there on cheese, fish, olive oil and really good balsamic vinegars. To this day they are one of my favorite sources for cheese; the staff is … [Read more...] about City Market Closes Sunday