Confused yet? Kachinka, the sister restaurant to the highly vaunted Kachka, is opening on Friday, July 6th in the space being vacated when the original restaurant closes on the 3rd to move to a larger location. The new Kachka will open sometime in July at 960 SE 11th Ave in Portland. Kachinka is a more casual … [Read more...] about Kachinka Opens Next Week in Kachka’s Original Location
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.
News from Alto Bajo restaurant off of Southwest Stark Street Alto Bajo, the "Mexican-inspired" restaurant has replaced executive chef Chip Barnes who has moved back to Chicago with newly promoted opening sous chef Bryant Kryck. The much-anticipated restaurant which opened about this time in 2017 will still serve … [Read more...] about Alto Bajo Retools, With New Chef and Menus
A couple of notable press releases out today - Olympia Provisions NW rolls out a new coastal menu, updates aesthetic After 7 years, Olympia Provisions NW (OPNW) is growing into herself in Slabtown. Like a teenager, she’s changed her clothes, dyed her hair, and now has her own style. Dining at any Olympia … [Read more...] about SouthFork Rebrands to Perlot, Olympia Provisions New Costal Menu
Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland Reveals Year Seven Festival Lineup, Including New 80s vs. 90s Main Event and Night Market ‘Ring of Fire’ Theme PORTLAND, ORE., June 7, 2018 – Bon Appétit Presents Feast Portland returns for its seventh year, Thursday, September 13 – Sunday, September 16, 2018. The Pacific … [Read more...] about Feast Portland 2018 Announces Festival Lineup, Tickets On Sale Friday, June 8th
Press release this morning from the good folks at Biwa. This isn’t a big surprise as it seems to have been struggling, but I’m sad to see it go. Thanks So Much for Eleven Special Years of Biwa Friends, One day in June of 2007, not too long after opening Biwa, our liquor license expired because I hadn’t paid the … [Read more...] about Biwa Restaurant to Close
According to KGW News, long-time OCI Lead Chef and Instructor Daniel Brophy was found dead at the Culinary Institute in SW Portland early Saturday morning. From the OCI website, "Dan is the resident encyclopedia of knowledge at Oregon Culinary Institute. In addition to nearly three decades experience in kitchens … [Read more...] about Oregon Culinary Instructor Shot/Killed
O'Connor's Pub Closing, Update on Renner's Grill As we first reported the rumor back in May, O'Connors Pub in Multnomah Village is closing. Thursday the 31st is their last night. The owner is planning to retire. O'Connor's was first founded in 1934 by Ed O'Connor of Butte, Montana. At that time it was located … [Read more...] about O’Connor’s in Multnomah Village Closing
More information from the 2018 Portland FEAST is trickling in. Sandwich Invitational RIP. Instead, it is being replaced with a new Thursday night event: this year it's 80's vs 90's. From the press release - "It's no secret; we're all obsessed (again) with the 80s and 90s. The permed hair, leg warmers and … [Read more...] about More Info on 2018 FEAST. Tickets Next Week!