Drunken Noodles

Biwa ramen spinoff Noraneko serves up killer pork and booze.

Food Reviews & Stories
Some go for the burger, but I don’t care for such people. For years, the late-night happy-hour ramen at basement izakaya Biwa has been a pilgrimage for me, a $5 antidote for skipped post-work    More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Biwa: Restaurant Guide 2014

Restaurant Guide
215 SE 9th Ave., 239-8830, biwarestaurant.com [GABE'S CELLAR BAR] Bring up Biwa around town and the thing that will inevitably be mentioned first is the item that's harde   More
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Restaurant Guide 2013: Biwa

Restaurant Guide
215 SE 9th Ave., 239-8830, biwarestaurant.com. [TOKYO TUNNEL] Biwa is far too established to be called a secret. Yet happening upon the basement izakaya still feels like an enchanted surprise. Gl   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 AARON MESH


Local blogger and restaurateur Nick Zukin ate 72 bistro burgers in three months to find the ultimate burger in Portland.

Featured Stories
Photos By Cameron BrowneUntil recently, a burger made on your own backyard grill was better than anything you could get from a diner, drive-in or drive-thru. Only with the rise of the “bistro bu ...   More
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 NICK ZUKIN


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