I was caught by surprise by the warm weather, and have rushed out the patio dining pages with a few caveats.I've culled all of the restaurants that I know have closed. Let me know if I've missed one. I've updated many with "current" information, which may or may not be correct. Websites change frequently, many restaurants aren't answering emails, and social media … [Read more...] about Outdoor Dining Patio Pages are Back!
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 restaurant’s larger footprint adds more indoor seating, an outdoor patio, and a new bar area with a Lebanese-inspired beverage program This is going to make a lot of Portlander's happy!PORTLAND, Ore. – April 1, 2021 – Portland’s first Lebanese restaurant, Nicholas, has been serving traditional and modern Lebanese cuisine on Southeast Grand Avenue for more than … [Read more...] about Nicholas Restaurant Opens New SE Location
"I was busily working with someone who was interested in taking over the Cheese Bar space, but unfortunately it did not materialize."I get so many questions about what is next for the vacant Cheese Bar space, I thought I'd post this update from Steve Jones. Apologies for the long pause in getting this email out after the closure of Cheese Bar. I was busily working with … [Read more...] about Update from Steve Jones of Cheese Bar
A not yet peer-reviewed study from UCSF looked at the highest "risk ratios for mortality," comparing pandemic time to non-pandemic time, among California residents 18 to 65 years of age. The study found line cooks are at the highest risk of all occupations with 828 deaths and a risk ratio of 1.60. Surprisingly, bakers are only slightly lower at 1.40, chefs and head cooks are … [Read more...] about UCSF Study Claims Line Cooks are at Highest Risk of Dying from Covid-19
Portland photographer David Lanthan Reamer passed away on February 21st, 2021, of pancreatic cancer. His photos were gorgeous, not just shots of food, but of moments that make the viewer pause to take it all in; moments that tell a story in a perfectly lighted, single image - a stolen moment. David had a way of capturing people at just the right moment, a hint of a smile, a … [Read more...] about Portland Photographer David Reamer Passes