After the unfortunate timing of opening just as the pandemic was heating up, Bar King and The Bakery at Bar King have announced they will be closing January 2nd. Dear Portland friends and family,We are heartbroken to announce the permanent closure of Bar King and The Bakery. To our team, thank you for the hard work that you have put in to make this more than just a … [Read more...] about Bar King and The Bakery at Bar King Closing Permanently
Portland Food and Restaurant News and Discussion
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John and Renee Gorham, previously of Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons/Daughters, MEC, etc. sent out an email this morning regarding their future plans:A thank you to all that supported us over the years: our honored guests, our staff, community partners and friends. It is with a heavy heart that we say farewell to Portland. The memories and experiences we created together over … [Read more...] about John and Renee Gorham: Farewell from the Bullring
Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association and National Restaurant Association Call for Congress to Act Immediately New Survey Findings Reveal Dire Situation for Restaurant Operators without Federal Financial Assistance Today, the National Restaurant Association is releasing a letter to Congress with the results of the latest survey on the economic health of the industry, … [Read more...] about New Survey Findings Reveal Dire Situation for Oregon Restaurant Operators
From a Multnomah County press release -November 30, 2020, Beginning today, licensed restaurants and food carts in Multnomah County can begin applying for small business grants to offset the cost of restrictions from COVID-19. The County will begin distributing more than $7.6 million in CARES Act funds to businesses impacted by efforts to slow the spread of the … [Read more...] about Multnomah County opens applications for restaurant and food cart COVID-19 relief grants
Care for the Caregivers!Please donate to provide a Thanksgiving Meal to front-line health workers.UPDATED: WE'VE MADE OUR GOAL! Thanks to all of you! As a result of your generosity, therapists, doctors and nurses on the Covid ward at Emanuel Hospital will receive a warm thanksgiving dinner!As you know, COVID-19 has been sweeping our communities, stressing our health … [Read more...] about Help Us Provide Thanksgiving Meals to the Staff at the Emanuel Covid Ward