This is gloomy, but not unexpected, news. The Oregonian reports on the sad state of the local restaurant business. Weâ€™ve had to pinch our own dining-out dollars recently and this awful, crappy weather doesnâ€™t help! If you have the means, visit your favorite local eateries. We donâ€™t want Portland to become a bastion of just Burger Kings and Taco Bells!