Pondering your lunch order? Those of you who have a queasy stomach may want to pass on this story. Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham, North Carolina features an Exotic Meat Month every April. The restaurant is adds menu items like wild boar, elk burgers, turtle, alligator, python, scorpion, a camel burger, and … [Read more...] about Presenting the Tarantula Burger and More!
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.
Historic Meriwether's restaurant to close, eventually reopen on top of a new 5-story building Updated: the owner says "We are absolutely keeping our wonderful building and updating it for private events. It will remain alongside the new building on our property."] The original Food Dude is rolling over in his … [Read more...] about Meriwether’s to Close, Reopen in About a Year
Chef Cathy Whims Opens Wine Bar Featuring Two-story Glass & Steel Cellar, Modern Italian Design From the press release - Portland, OR [April 16, 201] – Six-time James Beard Award-nominated chef Cathy Whims and partner David West open Enoteca Nostrana today, an innovative and design-forward new wine bar … [Read more...] about Enoteca Nostrana by Cathy Whims Opens
Canard Portland's opening menu Canard, the latest venture from Le Pigeon's Gabriel Rucker and Andrew Fortgang is now open. It will only be serving dinner the first month, but expect to launch breakfast, lunch, and brunch next month. Here is the opening evening food menu, served from 4 pm. Next door to Le Pigeon … [Read more...] about Canard Restaurant is Now Open – Here’s the Menu
Rumor Mill: Cider Mill & Fryer Tuck Chicken to Close [Note: owner Toby Harris has reached out to me to say that he has a long time lease on the property and has no plans to close. I don't know how it started, but this rumor spread all over town! I've asked him for a formal statement, but put this down as "fake … [Read more...] about Rumor: Cider Mill to Close
BYH Burgers & Bar is now open in the Atticus Hotel from 8 am-11 pm daily Bless Your Heart Burgers, the second branch of the Toro Bravo/John Gorham burger restaurant is now open in McMinnville. The menu at this locaiton adds Tasty Fried Chicken & Beer-Battered Cod. In addition, they have a full liquor license … [Read more...] about BYH Burgers & Bar now open in McMinnville
The restaurant will close in mid-May for a remodel and change in concept and name <updated with a statement from Castagna below> When Zefiro restaurant closed in 2000, the Caesar salad was one of the things I missed the most. It was right out of San Francisco's Zuni Cafe playbook, one of my favorite versions … [Read more...] about Café Castagna to Close
Trevor Payne takes over as Executive Chef at Verdigris Trevor Payne is taking the helm at Verdigris, the Irvington French restaurant from Johnny Nunn. Nunn is getting ready to open Corzetti, an Italian restaurant. Payne has lots of Portland restaurant experience, including Taylor Railworks, Little Bird, and … [Read more...] about Chef Shuffles: Farm Spirit, Verdigris, Nong’s & Either/Or Opening