Eat Beat's News to Chew

Top food news stories from around Portland, including the debut of Petunia's Pies & Pastries and the Southeast Wine Collective's Yappy Hour.

By Allison Jones February 27, 2013

Photo: Petunia's Pies and Pastries


SW 12th: Lisa Clark's vegan and gluten-free brick-and-mortar bakery Petunias Pies & Pastries is softly open in the West End, with an official opening date of Friday, March 1st at 8 am. Stay tuned for full photos and menu details later this week on Eat Beat610 SW 12th Ave

SW 10th: Newly-opened Kevin Lawler's Rescue Bagels is already expanding. A second cart location will take over the Cool Harry’s Yogurt cart on SW 10th and Alder on Monday, March 4th. Full details on Eat Beat here

SW Washington: Eat Beat snagged the first photos of Anthony Cafiero's new modernist tapas eatery Ración. Full details right this way.

SW Taylor: The downtown location of Nate Higgins' Kure Juice Bar is now open. Photos and full details on Eat Beat here


SE Division: The Southeast Wine Collective (along with winery dog Cass) will host its first dog-friendly "Yappy Hour" (as hinted at in previous coverage) on Friday, March 1st from 5 to 7 pm. $5 glass pours and bites from the tasting bar menu will be available alongside a pup-safe fenced area outside the Collective. 2425 SE 35th Place

SE Division: Andy Ricker's Pok Pok Lat Khao curry house cocept at 3384 SE Division has been scrapped. In its place: Sen Yai ("Big Noodle") will debut in Spring. Full details from Karen Brooks here.

SE 52nd: Sisters and former Dots Cafe owners Monica and Jennifer Ransdell have opened Lily Day Cafe, a new venture off of SE Powell offering pastries, breakfast and lunch menus, and cocktails (both a.m. and p.m. varieties). More details here3524 SE 52nd Ave


NE Killingsworth: Rodney Muirhead (of Podnah's Pit) will open a 36-seat bar dubbed La Taq in the space next door to his popular neighborhood BBQ joint, according to the Willamette Week. The space will be fully independent of Podnah's and will serve Tex-Mex fare, and is tentatively set to debut in June. 1625 NE Killingsworth

Got a food news tip? Send it my way at [email protected]!

Show Comments