Carlo Lamagna, the chef/owner behind the Filipino restaurant Magna, has been name as "One of the best new chefs of 2021" by Food and Wine Magazine. From F&W, "There's the scrappy chef in Portland, Oregon, who is making America fall in love with the robust and complex flavors of Filipino food and building a gathering space for his community." The story goes on to talk … [Read more...] about Carlo Lamagna Names Food & Wine Best New Chefs 2021
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.
The well-known Grano Bakery in Oregon City has closed. Another closure due to Covid, etc. I'm surprised how many places made it through the last year-and-a-half yet are closing now. I've been told many restaurants make the bulk of their income during the holiday season and wonder how many will not make it past January. Such a sad time.Grano was located in downtown Oregon … [Read more...] about Grano Bread Bakery Closed For Good
The New York Times released a list of "The 50 places in America we're most excited about right now." Portland restaurants Coquine and Eem made the list.The Times article does not rank the restaurants, instead, saying "they reflect the rich mosaic of American dining... Some are classics, still great after decades. Others are in their prime, restaurants at their practiced … [Read more...] about Coquine, Eem Honored by NY Times
Paley's Place, one of Portland's great restaurants is closing Thanksgiving weekend. In a statement released Monday, the Paley's said the closure will be permanent. This announcement has hit me hardest if any of the closures over the past few years. I’d write more but I’m in the middle of moving and don’t even have Internet yet. I immediately made a reservation for … [Read more...] about Paley’s Place Closing For Good
This post on the press release site received over 2500 views in a few hours, so I thought I'd move it over here. This is the press release -HISTORIC STEAMBOAT INN FOR SALE IN SOUTHERN OREGON Beloved resort ready for new ownershipPhoto credit: Stevie SaylerROSEBURG, Ore. (September 23, 2021) – Steamboat Inn, the popular and beloved resort in the heart of the … [Read more...] about Historic Steamboat Inn for Sale in Southern Oregon