Reo’s Ribs—all boarded up but will open eventually.
This week I read an update on Reo’s Ribs by the Hollywood Star. They report that “plans are underway” to restore the building that was home to the most aromatic restaurant in the neighborhood. I miss the smell of barbecue as I walk by, and I feel bad that the building burned and forced Reo to temporarily stop operations this past May. So I’m heartened by the news that he’ll be back and that progress on repairing the building is going well. Continue reading “Good News: Reo’s Ribs Will Return”
Back in August the news came out that Beaverton is launching a restaurant week; the aptly-named Beaverton Restaurant Week starts this Thursday, September 28 and ends Sunday, October 8. Restaurant weeks are a lot of fun and I remember the early days of them in NYC—you got some insane deals (I remember an incredible meal at the now-shuttered Chanterelle in Tribeca) and a chance to try out a new place for less dough. They still continue all over the country, so it’s clear that restaurant-goers are eager to participate in a restaurant week in their community. Continue reading “Beaverton’s Inaugural Restaurant Week Starts Thursday”
I’m back with one of my favorite things on Bridgetown Bites—First Tastes, where I roundup recent initial tastes at new-to-me places in Portland.
Moroccan Lamb Meatballs | Suzette Creperie. Originally we planned on chowing down on tacos from Tight Tacos, but the truck was closed because of the hot weather. So, we wandered down SE Belmont in search of something tasty, and found ourselves at Suzette Creperie. I couldn’t resist ordering these little lamb meatballs, served with a “spicy tomato sauce” (chunky, yes; spicy, no) and topped with a sunny-side up fried egg. It was served with a small piece of toasted baguette, too. Continue reading “First Tastes: Sweets and Meats”