The pork and leek dumplings from Chin’s Kitchen.
The Oregonian’s Fifth Annual Dumpling Week is back here in early 2019—get your fill of dough-encased delights for $10 or less from 36 places in Portland from Friday, February 1 to Saturday, February 9. The dumpling passport is back, too: download it here.
You can find the full list of participating restaurants on the Dumpling Week website, (also in map form) but if you’re like me, it will be hard to hit them all. Real talk: even though I focus some of my time on food and eating, I also have a roster of clients who need my time, too. So, if I was to visit one place a day (and twice on the weekend) for the nine days, here’s where I’d go.
Boke Bowl. Szechuan style 5-spice duck dumplings, a fantastic flavor combination. Boke East, 1028 SE Water Ave; Boke West, 1200 NW Northrup. bokebowl.com. Daily 11am-9pm. Continue reading “Dumpling Week 2019”
Well, it’s that time again—time to look at the posts that readers were particularly interested in. In January it was primarily restaurant news and our roundup of fave 2017 foods; we appreciate all the sites that have linked to us and send traffic our way, too. As always, thanks for reading!
5. Chin’s Kitchen Temporarily Closed, Changes Coming
On my way to the gym today, I passed by Chin’s Kitchen, like I often do, and found this sign up on the window: Continue reading “Top 5 Posts On Bridgetown Bites, January 2018”
Before the first week of 2018 is over, I wanted to review the top posts of 2017 to see what people were reading. Turns out the most popular topic is… pizza. Portland is an excellent pizza town, so it’s understandable. The article about Chin’s Kitchen closing for a short week for renovations was the top post, thanks in a big part to the Oregonian linking to us. Thanks, guys.
I thought because it’s the end of the year, I’d expand the top posts from the traditional 5 to 10—so here we go!
10. First Tastes: Late Summer Eats
Welcome to another edition of First Tastes, were we showcase good eats at new-to-us spots in Portland. This city is full of delicious food and lots of places to check out, so no doubt this column will run for some time. Continue reading “Top 10 Posts on Bridgetown Bites for 2017”
Today is Bridgetown Bites’s six month anniversary! Or is it birthday? Anyway, we thought we’d take this opportunity to roundup our favorite eats of 2017. It’s always fun to look back on the year, and though I tasted my share of straight up duds, there was a lot more that was delicious. Here are some of our favorites from 2017.
Chocolate Chip Cookie | Coquine. This cookie is famous, and there’s a good reason for that, as it is more than just an excellent chocolate chip cookie—it features some additional flavors that elevate the whole thing. Those additional elements would be smoked almonds, salted caramel, and chunks (not chips) of high quality chocolate. The texture is both chewy and crisp, and I’d say it’s one of the top sweets in Portland. coquinepdx.com, 6839 SE Belmont Street, Portland Continue reading “Favorite Eats of 2017”
Welcome back to our monthly roundup of the most read stories on Bridgetown Bites. I must thank Michael Russell of The Oregonian for linking to my post about Chin’s Kitchen from their article, Chin’s Kitchen closes temporarily after surge in business. A lot of folks came by as a result.
So without further ado, here are the top 5 posts on Bridgetown Bites from November 2017. As always, thanks for reading!
5. Cranberry Fest Cold Pressed Juice is Back at Trader Joe’s
Each day for the past couple of weeks, I’ve walked into my local Trader Joe’s on the way home from the gym, hoping to see the arrival of one of their most delicious products, Cranberry Fest cold pressed juice. I’m happy—no, thrilled—to say: it’s back! Continue reading “Top 5 Posts On Bridgetown Bites, November 2017”