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 9/20 - Removed House Spirits, updated Westward Whiskey. 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, pastries and more. … [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? 2/21 - Whole Foods Market is back with an updated version. 1/2021 - Fentimans is back, but stay far away. 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 … [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 Coming soon, H2C Coconut water review.Updated 3/21 - added H2C preliminary results. Added Whole Foods Organic full results.Updated 2/21 - Added Coco Roots. Whole Foods is back with two new versions an organic version in cardboard and another non-organic in a can. Added Vita Coco Pressed - it did pretty well. Re-tasted Harmless Harvest.What are … [Read more...] about What are the Best Coconut Waters – We Rate 43 Brands