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
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.
Gastro Mania Opens in Multnomah Village O'Connors Space. Foie Gras Burger, anyone? Gastro Mania, a Mediterranean restaurant, is drawing crowds at their new location, which replaced Portland institution, O'Connors Restaurant. Like so many Portland restaurants, Gastro Mania started out as a food cart before expanding … [Read more...] about Gastro Mania Now Open in Multnomah Village
Sarah Bellum's Bakery is a non-profit organization supporting adults with brain injuries. Sarah Bellum's, a play on the word cerebellum, is opening a brick and mortar cupcake bakery in Multnomah Village. It's in the space that was most recently occupied by Sweets Etc. The non-profit which helps adults with brain … [Read more...] about Sarah Bellum’s Bakery & Workshop to Open in Multnomah Village
Tankroom Announces the Premier of MEETTHECHEF in the Pacific Northwest, Featuring Albert Adrià and Pepe Carretero. This is a pretty big deal, so I'm posting the press release here. Barcelona chef Albert Adrià, brother of El Bulli's Ferran Adrià is known throughout the world for his restaurants. Tickets restaurant in … [Read more...] about MeetheChef brings Albert Adria to Portland, OR for the first time!
The Genoa Restaurant spinoff will close October 28th. First reported by the Oregonian, Accanto, once the popular, more casual sister of the much vaunted Genoa has announced they are closing. The restaurant which opened in 2009 never seemed to find its footing; I liked the food but tended to forget they were there. … [Read more...] about Accanto Restaurant Closing
Chef from NYC's Cherry Point will replace outgoing Lucian Prellwitz. Just last week came the announcement that Bar West is opening in the Wildwood space with chef Lucian Prellwitz, who was chef de cuisine at Beast. Now we know who is taking his place - New Yorker Julian Calcott is the new chef de cuisine. Most … [Read more...] about Julian Calcott taking over kitchen at Beast
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 … [Read more...] about Wildwood Space to Become Bar West
Ray Restaurant is Now Closed. In May 2018, Jenn Louis of Ray Restaurant posted a note on Facebook saying the restaurant was for sale, and that she was going to run it until she found a buyer - After twenty-five years in this industry, and nineteen as sole proprietor of my own catering business/restaurants proudly … [Read more...] about Ray Restaurant in Portland RIP