This list of restaurants in the Portland Metro area closed due to Covid. It will be updated regularly.In the order of most recent closures first. Note that I don't normally link to Facebook (FB) or Instagram sites because I just end up with a broken link in a few months. Keep in mind that some of these businesses may reopen in the future, though current … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Permanent Restaurant Closures
A complete list of distilleries open to the public in the Portland area. Updated 11/21 - new - 503 Distilling, more Trail Distilling, update distillery map, misc. updates, new details. Keep in mind that due to Covid-19, hours/tours/tastings/etc. may have changed. Check before you go.Portland is a mecca for micro-brews, artisan coffee roasting, chocolatiers, pizza, bread, … [Read more...] about Your Guide to Portland Oregon Distilleries
We've all seen expensive tonic waters in the grocery store, but are they worth the price? 12/14 - Added Sea Buck Tonic, and San Pellegrino Tonics to finish our 2021 tastings. Over the years many people have asked me what are the best tonic waters, and if they are worth the cost. Last week I sat down with groups of hardy tasters to compare as many tonic waters as we could … [Read more...] about Best Tonic Water – Are the Gourmet Brands Worth the Price?
A Guide to Great Portland CoffeePortland has a collective passion for coffee that’s borderline obsessive. It is easy to find beans freshly roasted to your tastes here, as well as that velvety ambrosia known as a properly made cappuccino. While we won’t claim Portland is the top coffee city in the world or the U.S. for that matter, the coffee here comes pretty darn close … [Read more...] about The Best Portland Coffeehouses
Best Coconut Waters 12.19 - Coming soon - Walmart. This one was a surpriseUpdated 10/21 - Trader Joe's freshWhat are the best coconut waters? Judging by the amount of shelf space devoted to them in grocery stores, coconut water is a popular item. Not being a huge fan of the fruit, I had never tried it until it was recommended to me by several doctors. They extolled the … [Read more...] about What are the Best Coconut Waters – We Rate 45 Brands