After last week's torrent, a smaller but still interesting batch of new license applications:
A pair of women from Sherwood are opening Vine Gogh, an "artists bar and studio" in (of course) Sellwood, in the space recently vacated by Spielwerk Toys. (The all-wooden toy store is still open in its North Williams Avenue location.) Vine Gogh will offer painting lessons and studio space along with beer and wine.
Asia Delight Import & Export'Inc, a Sri Lankan food importer in West Slope, has applied for a beer-and-wine license. Intriguing!
Kenny & Zuke's co-founder (and occasional WW contributor) Nick Zukin may have finally found a location for his long-planned taqueria. He has applied for a full license for the space at Southeast 50th Avenue and Division Street recently vacated by Hawthorne-bound Blue Pig Cafe, under the name Mi Mero Mole. Literally, the name means "my own mole;" figuratively, in Mexico, it refers to a thing that one does especially well and with pleasure.
Josun Korean Grill has applied for a license for a strip-mall space at Southeast 82nd Avenue and Powell Boulevard, next to Cathies Lingerie, that last was home to Great Wall Seafood.
Downtown's tony Arlington Club, where Portland's wealthy puppetmasters have plotted the fates of us plebs since 1867, has applied for a brewpub license. This calls for further investigation.