Finally, a bit of news about the 2021 FEAST Portland. It will be held this year but in a greatly modified form. Here are the details from the press release. Friends. Rollercoaster doesn’t even begin to describe this past year for our community. Like many of you, we’ve had moments of fear, worry, and heartache mixed in with reflection, joy, and hope. And it is with hope and … [Read more...] about FEAST Portland Returning in Modified Form
Portland Food and Restaurant News and Discussion
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Oregon adjusts guidelines for wearing masks and physical distancing indoors and outdoors Press release from The Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services below. Keep in mind, businesses have the ultimate authority as to what their requirements are. At the very least, you'll need to provide "proof of vaccination" to enter maskless, or a restaurant can insist … [Read more...] about Oregon adjusts guidelines for wearing masks and physical distancing indoors and outdoors
This first-of-its-kind culinary experience seamlessly integrates food and tea From the press release - Portland, Ore. (May 13, 2021) — Smith Teamaker will open the doors to its path-breaking new concept on Saturday, May 29th. The Portland-based craft tea company, deeply rooted in plants, has recruited the talent and knowledge of Karl Holl (Portland Monthly Chef of the Year, … [Read more...] about Smith Teamaker’s New Plant-Based Café Will Open in NW Portland on May 29th
It sounds like the closings came down to landlord issues.From the owners, "Since my last post, we have lost our restaurant leases and my little family had to pack up, adjust, and find a way to sustain while we find a new place for our businesses. Nothing is forever, and even if it is hard, change is good, spring is here and we feel nurtured, revitalized and awaken. I … [Read more...] about Tonari, Nodoguro Close Permanently
Updated: 4pm This one really hurts. According to Portland Monthly, Jose Chesa and Cristan Baez will not reopen their popular Spanish Tapas restaurant, Ataula. The building has been sold, and health issues also are playing a part in the closure. As first reported by Portland Monthly.Here is a statement from the restaurant's Facebook - When we closed our doors in March … [Read more...] about Ataula Catalan Restaurant Closing for Good