Well, it’s been a little quiet around here since the arrival of the novel coronavirus crisis and its accompanying demon COVID-19, which has dealt a pretty severe blow to Portland’s restaurant world. I’ve also spent a month under the weather with some other kind of virus, which has squelched my own sense of inspiration; being sick is a drag. But, I’m finally feeling better and happy to post to this little blog.
Big shout out to some great spots we’ve eaten at during this crisis, in the current to-go/pickup/contactless reality we all live in: Red Sauce Pizza, Laughing Planet, Sa Bai Thai, Burrito Azteca, and Xico. Your food has been awesome with solid social distancing practicies.
I hope each one of you reading this is feeling well, and I send every good wish for continued health. Now, on to the Shake Shack news.
It’s always interesting to see what posts do well on this little blog site each month. Below are the top five posts from September. As always, thanks for reading!
5. Red Sauce Pizza Moving to Fremont and NE 47th Avenue
Yesterday afternoon I opened up Instagram and saw the news: Red Sauce Pizza is moving! I never thought I’d see the day, since they are such a presence on that strip of 42nd Avenue. They’ll be moving into a space on NE Fremont and 47th Avenue, which can only be the location of the now-shuttered Anchor End (and before that, Thrive). Anchor End closed in early August 2019. Continue reading “Top 5 Posts On Bridgetown Bites, September 2019”
Taco Pedaler’s breakfast tacos, one of our favorite eats from 2017.
I first saw the news on Instagram—Taco Pedaler, home of my favorite tacos in Portland, is opening a second location! It will be in the old Pollo Norte space on 42nd Ave near Killingsworth. Continue reading “Taco Pedaler To Open Second Location in Portland”
My pizza heart belongs to Pizzeria Otto but we have an open relationship.
Probably the kind of food I’ve eaten the most in Portland is pizza. Blame it on my time in NYC where pizza is like a religion, or the fact that pizza is simply delicious. So when I heard about Pizza On Earth, I thought, “what a great way to eat pizza and do some good at the same time!” Continue reading “Let There Be Pizza On Earth in December”
The Portland Night Market is back!
Each week we will bring you a roundup of public food events in the Portland metro area. It’s not every single event that’s going on, but the ones in particular that catch our eye. Want to submit an event? Fill out this form. Listings curated by Meg Cotner.
Holiday Ale Festival
Until December 3, 2017; 11am-9:30pm (except Sunday, December 3 at 11am-5pm)
Pioneer Courthouse Square
50+ “potent winter ales” and food consume all of Pioneer Courthouse Square under a big tent. Tickets include a souvenir glass and 12 beer tickets for $35—cash only—at the door. 21+. More information. Continue reading “Portland Area Food Events, November 30-December 7”