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Enoteca Nostrana (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Austin Bridges left Portland’s D.O.C. to collaborate on a wine list with Sicily’s star winemaker Arianna Occhipinti for the opening of Enoteca Nostrana. Next door to chef Cathy Whims’s revered Italian restaurant Nostrana, the space evokes Milan more...Read Full Story

Thelonious Wines (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

A good glass of wine was hard to find in Portland’s historic Pearl District, an area where craft breweries reign, until two sommeliers opened Thelonious Wines, a wine bar and bottle shop in a two-story loft brimming with leafy...Read Full Story

Dame (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Even if you enter as a natural-wine nonbeliever, you might get religion after a night at Dame. Opened by co-owners Dana Frank (pictured right; formerly of Ava Gene’s) and Jane Smith (The Knock Back<...Read Full Story

Park Avenue Wines (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Frequent trips to London’s Berry Bros & Rudd inspired William Oben and Neil Thompson to open Park Avenue Wines and Bardot Wine Bar in Portland’s downtown urban...Read Full Story

Ambonnay Champagne Bar (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

This unassuming 20-seat chandelier-lit den in southeast Portland seduces oenophiles from across the city, with a list devoted to Champagne and sparkling wine. Those bubbles—from grande marques as well as small producers like Georges Laval, JM Sélèque, Guillaume Sergent, Déhu and Marie-Noelle Ledru—come poured...Read Full Story

Olympia Oyster Bar (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Like many other bivalve prophets, chefs Melissa Mayer and Maylin Chavez credit a Parisian oyster bar (in their case, Le Baron Rouge) as a life-changing experience. So much so, that they recently opened their own oyster bar on funky Mississippi Avenue in North Portland. Named for the...Read Full Story

St. Jack (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Grabbing dinner at St. Jack, an ode to the bouchons of Lyon, is a weekly ritual for many Portlanders. Large-paneled windows survey the streets of Northwest Portland, where designer dogs and well-heeled hipsters cruise by, while others idle over rustic French dishes at coveted sidewalk...Read Full Story

Chesa (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

“Without tradition there is nada,” José Chesa, Sr., told Emily Metivier, the wine director at his son’s new tapas-centric restaurant, Chesa. In February 2016, Chesa the elder had traveled from Barcelona to Portland to raise a glass of Sherry at the opening. This is the...Read Full Story

Shift Drinks (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

Forget what you think you know about Portland—the city where fleece rules, bike shops serve pour-over coffee, and dive bars reign. (Well, bike shop coffee is true). The downtown bar scene is anything but divey, thanks to the example set by the

Renata (Restaurant/Bar/Retail Reviews)

A project from French Laundry alums Nick and Sandra Arnerich, Renata is the latest addition to industrial Southeast Portland’s flourishing culinary corridor. Behind a glowing sign reading “Mi Piace,” (“I like it” in Italian) over the open kitchen, Matthew Sigler (previously of San Francisco...Read Full Story

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