Roost Restaurant at SE 14th and Belmont quietly closes Another surprising close that doesn't seem to have made the mainstream news - Roost in the SE Belmont area closed a few weeks ago. The restaurant which opened in 2010 was known for a good brunch and excellent Bloody Marys as well as dinner items such as a … [Read more...] about Roost Restaurant Closes
Portland Metro Restaurants That are Now Closed
It's always sad to see a restaurant close. As places we have reviewed go out of business, they end up in this category
Under the title of, I can't believe they lasted this long, comes the news that Jamison is closing. To our patrons and community friends: After much consideration, we’ve decided to close Jamison. Our costs for operation in this space have exceeded our ability to provide a quality dining experience at reasonable … [Read more...] about Jamison Restaurant to Close
First noticed by OregonLive, the Red and Black Cafe has announced on Facebook that they are closing. The 15 year old Southeast Portland restaurant known for its vegan menu (though it never made any of our "Best of Portland Vegetarian" lists), gained notoriety in 2010 for refusing to sell a cup of coffee to a Portland … [Read more...] about Red and Black Cafe R.I.P.
Bar Lolo, the "Barcelona-style tapas bar" on 2940 NE Alberta Street, has closed. May 16, 2014 After nearly three years, we unfortunately will be closing. Our last day of business will be Saturday May 17th. We would like to thank all of our regular customers for their … [Read more...] about Alberta’s Bar Lolo R.I.P.
Note: Restaurant closed in 2016. this review was extensively updated 10/2012. Grüner isn’t a "German" restaurant, nor does it bill itself as such; rather it is Alpine. This is a vast region that includes pieces of France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Hungary, and even a bit of Balkan and Mediterranean … [Read more...] about Review: Grüner
[Now Closed] I’m going to assume that you know the history of Genoa, and its status as a Portland institution slowly sliding over the years as the restaurant began to be seen as a staid, old-fashioned relic of a time gone by. It closed in November 2008, changed owners, was completely remodeled, and reopened exactly … [Read more...] about Review: Genoa Restaurant
10/17/2012 - This restaurant is now closed. There’s a wonderful Yiddish word, “ongepotchket.” meaning something that is excessive or overly baroque. In his “relaxed lexicon” of Yiddish, Leo Rosten tells a joke which perfectly illustrates the word. Fleishman, an art collector, buys a painting much admired by his … [Read more...] about Review: Kin
NOTE: FIN HAS NOW CLOSED. If you’ve ever gazed longingly on the sumptuous food images in coffee table cook books, you may have thought the dishes came to the photographer straight from the stove; but no, they were doubtless doctored, sculpted, and re-assembled by a professional food stylist. Such people work not … [Read more...] about Review: Fin