Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge

Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge

By Nancy Tannler 808 SE Morrison St. 503.236.2695 Mon. -Thurs.: 11.30 am – 11 pm Fri.: 11.30 am – 1 am Sat.: 11 am – 1 am Sun.: 11 am –11 pm www.thegrandcentralbowl.com   One great southeast icon that has been kept intact and is better than ever is the […]

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The Goose

The Goose

2725 SE Ankeny St 503.235.2222 Dinners served Tues. – Sat. 5 – 10 pm Open late Fri. and  Sat. www.goosepdx.com   The decor, menu and name has changed a couple of times since 1930s, but The Goose still offers a welcoming atmosphere that has made this a popular neighborhood restaurant […]

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Farina Bakery

Farina Bakery

1852 SE Hawthorne Blvd. 971.340.9734 farinabakery.com Open every day 7 am – 2 pm Closed Mondays   Just thinking about the French macarons prepared by pastry Chef Laura Farina makes my mouth water. Nothing quite compares with the texture and flavor of this scrumptious little cookie. Laura has been perfecting […]

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Yama Sushi & Sousaku Izakaya

Yama Sushi & Sousaku Izakaya

2038 SE Clinton St. 503.231.2859 Check web site for hours: yamasushiandsakebar.com The popularity of sushi as a mainstay of the American diet has reached epic proportions over the past fifty years. Everyone knows what it is and almost everyone has tried it. That first experience can make a lifelong devotee […]

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Ground Breaker Gastropub

Ground Breaker Gastropub

By Nancy Tannler 2030 SE 7th St. (SE 7th & Lincoln St.) 503.928.4195 Tuesday – Wednesday 4 – 9 pm Thursday – Sunday 12 – 9 pm     Coming to Oregon from Connecticut for summer during childhood has given Neil Davidson a strong attachment to both of these states. […]

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Son of a Biscuit

Son of a Biscuit

By Nancy Tannler 2045 SE Division St. 971.888.5933 Open everyday: 11 am – 9 pm. 971.888.5933 Call for take-out Son of a Biscuit opened last June at the corner of 21st & SE Division with a paired down menu specializing in fried chicken, mashed potatoes, biscuits, gravy, mac and cheese, […]

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