Breakfast Restaurant News

Portland Breakfast News Wrap-Up: New and Old Faces

by BreakfastGuy on November 15, 2014 · 0 comments

The Portland breakfast scene is buzzing with activity once again – this time with exciting new places opening up and great old friends coming back bigger and better. Old Friends Returning In my last update, I had reported that the owner of the Alameda Cafe on NE Fremont had found a buyer and the place would be coming back. […]

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A Wrap-Up of Portland Breakfast News

by BreakfastGuy on September 25, 2014 · 0 comments

After a major flurry of Portland breakfast places either closing or quitting brunch, things kind of settled down for a bit. (For a list of all the changes since my latest book came out, click here.) Still, there are a few developments to share, so here we go. Xico quit serving brunch, which prompted me to […]

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I love “best breakfast in Portland” polls for two reasons: One is they pretty much always have the same answers, and the other is that I no longer have anything to do with such polls. I used to work at a weekly paper called the Memphis Flyer (I wrote about 250 travel articles for them), and I hated […]

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Blues City Biscuits Closed … For Now

by BreakfastGuy on July 7, 2014 · 0 comments

Just a quick update on one of the places in the latest edition of Breakfast in Bridgetown: Eater PDX reports that Blues City Biscuits has closed its location in the Good Food Here pod (43rd and Belmont) but should be re-opening … somewhere … sometime. Their Facebook page will have the latest. The good news from the same […]

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Breakfast Book Popping Up in Local Stores

by BreakfastGuy on June 28, 2014 · 0 comments

In addition to my online store, where you can get a signed copy straight from me, along with other titles like 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Portland, look for Breakfast in Bridgetown at one of these local outlets: (stay tuned as more are added) A Children’s Place Bookstore at 4807 NE Fremont Broadway Books at 1714 NE Broadway or via their website at Local Discoveries at 1627 […]

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Portland Breakfast Closings … and a Contest

by BreakfastGuy on May 22, 2014 · 3 comments

There’s been an explosion of Portland breakfast news lately, most of it related to closings. Here’s a roundup — and below is a contest related to this. First up was the closing of Old Wives Tales, as reported by Eater PDX. Honestly, I never thought much of the place, and always struggled with what to […]

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Three New Breakfast Places Coming to Portland

by BreakfastGuy on May 9, 2014 · 0 comments

Well, now that my new book has come from the printer, time for it to start getting out of date! It is, of course, utterly impossible to keep up with the Portland breakfast scene. Let’s start with the good news: Lovejoy Bakers has announced their opening date for the new South Waterfront location: May 12. […]

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Welcome, “Right at the Fork” Listeners!

by BreakfastGuy on May 6, 2014 · 1 comment

I had so much fun being on Right at the Fork with Chris and Heather! Now that the show is out — listen to it here — I thought I would add a few notes here, since I feel like I forgot some stuff when I was on. What can I say? Chris is a […]

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The New Edition is Almost Here!

by BreakfastGuy on May 1, 2014 · 0 comments

The new, updated Third Edition of Breakfast in Bridgetown is almost here! The book is at the printer, and I expect to have stock in hand by the middle of May. But you can pre-order your signed copy now, get free shipping until May 20, and if you use the coupon code BACON you’ll get another $5 off. There are […]

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Dinner at Bijou, Other Portland Breakfast News

by BreakfastGuy on April 17, 2014 · 3 comments

I would imagine that few people have noticed, but I have been away from the breakfast blog of late. That’s for two big reasons: One is that I was wrapped up in my Indiegogo campaign and finishing up the book (going to the printer Friday, yay!) and the other is that I have been on […]

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