IMAGE: Darryl James
Ate-Oh-Ate 2452 E Burnside St., 445-6101.
A Hawaiian plate lunch spot from the Simpatica crew.
Caffe Autogrill 6446 SW Capitol Highway, 892-9999.
A cafe from the owners of Alba Osteria.
Fin 1852 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 517-7770.
Sel Gris, closed by a fire, has reopened as a high-end fish house.
Grain &Gristle 1473 NE Prescott St.
Ned Ludd co-owner Ben Meyer will open a meat-centric restaurant in the former Chilangos space in December.
June 2215 E Burnside St., 477-4655.
Greg Perrault, formerly of DOC, has opened an intensely seasonal, Italian-ish new-Northwest restaurant. Kelley Swenson, formerly of Ten 01, tends bar.
Kin524 NW 14th Ave., 228-4546.
An Asian-fusion restaurant from Chicago chef Kevin Shikami.
Little Big Burger 122 NW 10th Ave., 274-9008.
Micah Camden’s new fast food joint in the Pearl offers a $3.45 cheeseburger.
Little Bird Bistro
Le Pigeon chef Gabriel Rucker will open a restaurant downtown early in 2011, where diners will be able to order the Le Pigeon burger in unlimited quantities.
Pinot American Brasserie 1205 SW Washington St., 719-5506.
Bill King’s enormous restaurant has a menu to match, offering burgers, French fare and a “Northwest seafood bar.”
Pitxi 5225 N Lombard St., pitxi.net.
North Portland finally gets a restaurant with menu descriptions like “Pork (beer, broccoli, quinoa).”
Pok Pok Noi 1469 NE Prescott St.
Andy Ricker will open a stripped-down version of his nationally renowned Thai restaurant when Podnah’s Pit moves.
Roost 1403 SE Belmont St.
Megan Henzel has returned from a long stint cooking for celebrities in New York City to open her own 40-seat place, where she serves a bacon chop.
Shigezo 910 SW Salmon St.
The former home of Pinocchio will reopen as the U.S. outpost of a Japanese sushi chain.
Tarboush Lebanese Bistro 3257 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 235-3277.
The Sunnyside house that housed Belly Timber now serves mezza and makali.
Two Seattle chains—Caffe Vita and this Neapolitan-style pizzeria—will soon share a space in Old Town.