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Portland Area (OR)

Portland and its suburbs are full of great food, from epic donuts to high-end spots. Get the scoop on everything that's happening food-wise in the area: new restaurants, closings, favorite local spots, and more.

9 Ridiculous Brunch Waits That Won't Make You Feel Like a Jerk

I love a good egg dish as much as the next guy, but waiting more than 45 minutes for brunch is when I’m tempted to just eat the granola bar I’ve stashed in my purse and call it done. Yes, brunch is...
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Grubhub - DoorDash - Seamless Delivery Service Fraud

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last night Pim Techamuanvivit discovered that Grubhub, Seamless and Yelp delivery services have fake listings for her San Francisco restaurant, Kin Khao, to accept food orders on their sites. Her r...

Location for 40ish person rehearsal dinner for Nov/2022

MSK
by MSK 1 month ago

Looking for recommendations for locations in Portland to host the Rehearsal dinner for our son's wedding in November 2022. I would be great to find a separate or private room rather than have the b...

New York Times' "The Restaurant List 2021" List

patsully
by patsully 3 months ago

A new top 50 list, unranked thankfully. "Together they reflect the rich mosaic of American dining — from the melding of Thai curry and Texas brisket in the Pacific Northwest, to heritage crab r...

Outdoor dining rec for party of 10 in PDX Oct. 3?

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by Reuel 5 months ago

Looking for a safe dining destination in PDX for 10 out of towners on Sunday Oct. 3. We're in PDX for my son's wedding on the 2nd and my wife's family wants to get a low key meal the next night. P...

The Fight to Rein in Delivery Apps

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Should you need more reasons to despise DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats, here are a couple more: "...as I began to probe the history of the delivery-app sector, the thirty-per-cent commission re...

Nabisco Strike Ends After Union Members Approve New Contract

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Nabisco workers went back to work on September 19 ending a 40-day strike. Rallying slogans were #NoContractNoCookies and #NoContractNoSnacks. Guess one can return to buying Oreos, Ritz crackers and...

Who Wants Trader Joes Stuff?

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by JayDK 6 months ago

Coming to Vancouver mid August from Seattle. If you'd like some stuff from TJs let me know.

Olympia Oyster Bar | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Olympia Oyster Bar has been on my radar to try since seeing a shellfish demo in Ensenada by Chef-owner Maylin Chavez who hails from Tijuana. I headed there post-Proud Mary nap, https://www.chowhoun...

Communion Bakehouse | Sellwood - SE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The absolutely best food I had in Portland was on the first day of my visit, Aug 21, 2019, at Communion Bakehouse. So much more praise dancing in my head to heap on this spot beyond my IG post of t...

Modernist Pizza's "Best Pizza City" is... Portland?

patsully
by patsully 7 months ago

Much like the New York Times recently claimed the best bagels are on the West Coast, Bloomberg's writeup of the new "Modernist Pizza" book calls Portland America's Best Pizza City: https://www.bloo...

Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation. ...

Coming back to Portland for the 1st time in 2 years!

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by dockhl 9 months ago

My honey and I used to come to Portland at least 1X/year from CA and have eaten at MANY fabulous restaurants. In 2019 I retired and we move to CO....then, pandemic :( . So we have not been back for...

Boyco Foods Buckwheat Honey @ Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

One of the most unique things tasted at the Saturday morning Portland Farmers Market https://www.chowhound.com/post/briar-rose-creamery-portland-farmers-market-psu-1076078 , was the Buckwheat Honey...

Nikkei Bake Sale, Portland, Fri March 26, Noon to 3pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

"Put your sweet tooth toward a good cause this Friday, March 26. At the XLB at 4090 N Williams Ave, from noon to 3 p.m., dozens of Portland bakers are coming together for a massive fundraiser c...

12/2 Michael Solomonov: Virtual Chanukah Cooking Demonstration (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Please join the Bay Area and other Federation communities for an evening with Michael Solomonov, executive chef and co-owner of Zahav in Philadelphia. ...

Riot Ribs - Portland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Wondering if any Portland folks tried the food from Riot Ribs this month? https://twitter.com/riotribs

Kroger offers ‘thank you’ bonus after employees protest end of hazard pay

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . The United Food and Commercial Workers union Local 21, which organized Friday’s protests, responded in a statement that 'Kroger’s decision today shows that we can have an impact.' But they ...

Food 2 Go-Go: Drive-Thru Strip Club Serves Up Solution For Coronavirus Blues

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This club owner might deserve an entrepreneur of the year award. He's added a second service following a success with delivery service (originally names Boober Eats) https://www.chowhound.com/post/...

Chameleon Restaurant is open for take-out

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My return to Portland in May has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 crisis. But the city scene is still on my mind and I paid attention when I received a link to the take-out menu from Chameleon Re...