Looking for a holiday dinner? We've got you covered. We've been working on our holiday dining/event lists for quite a while and they are finally big enough to post. Keep checking back, as we will add many more events and menus as they become available. Here are the holiday listings so far: Christmas Eve … [Read more...] about Holiday Listings 2018 are Here!
Portland Food and Restaurant News and Discussion
This is an archive of Portland metro area restaurant and food news, political debate, diatribes, discussion threads etc. If we aren't quite sure where a story belongs, you'll find it here.
In an unusually sweeping statement, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning against consumption of romaine lettuce in any form. From the Washington Post, The CDC told consumers to throw away any romaine lettuce they may already have purchased. Restaurants should not serve it, stores should not sell … [Read more...] about CDC Warns Against Eating Any Romaine Lettuce
In February of 2010, John Gorham, the owner of Toro Bravo announced he was opening a second restaurant called Tasty n Sons* in the old Nutshell space on North Williams Avenue. Yes, Nutshell, a short-lived and lousy vegan restaurant which had replaced the equally lousy Anju, an Asian Fusion noodle bar. Bonus points and … [Read more...] about Tasty n Sons Closing, Reopening in Woodsman Tavern Space With New Name
The Portland Restaurant Thanksgiving event list is now posted You'll find all the restaurants we know about restaurants in the greater Portland area that are open on Thanksgiving day with all the details we've been able to dig up. New this year is a separate listing of businesses offering items like pies, rolls and … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Events List Now Available
I've been getting Thanksgiving event submissions at a good clip and will publish the roundup of restaurants serving dinner Thanksgiving day/night soon. It's time to add yours to be included! You can fill out a very simple form here to be added to the list. New this year is a box you can click if you are only offering … [Read more...] about Time for Holiday Dinner Submissions!
The restaurant will still continue service for private parties and special pop-up dinners. In a not too surprising email from Park Kitchen this afternoon the restaurant announced it will no longer be open for drop-in dinners as of the end of service on October 27th. I've been wondering how they would survive after … [Read more...] about Park Kitchen Discontinuing Regular Service
Clay's Smokehouse on SE Division has closed (again). The owners posted the following statement on the door - Dear friends, We regret to say that the endeavor to reboot Clay's Smokehouse on Division Street started off very well, but we have made the tough decision to close the doors. Eight months ago we became an … [Read more...] about Clay’s Smokehouse Grill & Catering Closes
City Rotisserie Bar & Grill on the South Waterfront has closed. The Ardea Apartment restaurant space on Portland's South Waterfront has been having a bit of trouble over the years. After a short run, Muselet restaurant closed in July 2016. In November 2017, City Rotisserie opened with the owners/managers having … [Read more...] about South Waterfront City Rotisserie Bar & Grill Closes