Portland’s Restaurants Were Hanging on by a Thread. What Will They Do in a Holiday Freeze?
Restaurants and bars—our communal spaces where it’s not safe to gather—have been hit especially hard. And that was before the governor ordered everyone to bring their meals home in boxes once again. On Nov. 13, Gov. Kate Brown ordered a four-week “freeze” in Multnomah County—including a ban on indoor and outdoor dining at restaurants and bars.