PORTLAND—Looking for the most hotly anticipated Portland restaurant openings this spring? From the food hall that will likely redefine dining downtown, to pop-up sensation Nodoguro's new home in the iconic Genoa restaurant space, find them here.
SOUTHEAST—When a gnome went missing at Portland's pioneering vegetarian chef's counter, Farm Spirit, owner Aaron Adams thought the gnome was gone forever, until he saw it pop up on a local food blogger's Instagram account—in San Francisco. It appears the little guy's on a bender, too, so let's hope he returns in one piece. Here are some select images and videos of the journey.
VANCOUVER—Specializing in smoked Northwest meats, B. J. Smith is the chef behind Smokehouse 21 and Smokehouse Tavern's two restaurants where you'll find baby back ribs, brisket, and things like house-made hotlinks and cocktails involving barbecue bitters. Now Smith tells Eater he's opening a third restaurant, Smokehouse Provisions, on Vancouver, Washington's up-and-coming Garrison Square.