Revisiting the restaurants that left us wondering over the past 12 months.
Food Reviews & Stories
One of the big secrets of the food-review business: After making three or four visits in quick succession, even the best restaurants look good in the rearview. Actually, the spots we’re most eager
Donors include Bollywood Theater, Bunk Bar and Pine State Biscuits.
With ballots arriving in Oregon mailboxes this week, millions of dollars are pouring into ballot measures that would label genetically modified foods, change the state's primary elections and legalize recreational marijuana.But one hot-button issue isn't drawing big donations: Measure 88, which would authorize giving four-year driver’s cards to people who can’t prove they are in the United States ...
1239 SW Broadway, 222-9070, higginsportland.com.
Though most patrons—federal prosecutors, Oregonian
reporters—at the dim back bar of pioneer locavore Greg Higgins’
From the Editor
Portland is a great place to be a cheapskate. Each year,
we put out our Cheap Eats guide to the best restaurants in Portland with
dinners under $15 and lunches under $10, and ea
What should you expect from beer and wine service at a restaurant?
We asked Hilary Berg, editor of Oregon Wine Press, and Brian Yaeger, author of Red, White and Brew: An American Beer Odyssey and the forthcoming Oregon Breweries, how they know they’re getting good
Not a guide to Portland’s best restaurants—just seven Portland diners.
Food & Drink
The Oregonian Publishing Company LLC has written to us to complain that Willamette Week’s 2013 guide to Portland diners is likely to cause confusion and represents unfair competition. To be clear: the seven reviews in our online guide represent a parody of The Oregonian’s 2013 Diner. Please do not confuse them with the real thing.Welcome to Diner 2013—not a guide to the Portland area’s ...
Food & Drink
According to a press release from the new Portland Trader Vic's, Mayor Sam Adams will declare August "Portland Tiki Month" at the bar's grand opening Aug. 1. So break out the leis, y'all. It's retro-future drinking this week!The news from this week's OLCC applications:Fire on the Mountain Buffalo Wings has applied for a brewing license for its new location on Northeast Fremont Street. Harvester ...
Food & Drink
Lots of applications in this week's OLCC blast: First and most exciting, Prost! owner Dan Hart is teaming up with Tasty n Sons/Toro Bravo chef John Gorham and prolific restaurant investment firm Chefstable (whose portfolio includes Ping, St. Jack, Grüner and others) to open a new bar, Interurban, in the former Lovely Hula Hands building at 4047 N Mississippi Ave. The name likely draws on Portland's ...