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Entries Tagged as 'First Date Place'

Review: Mellow Mushroom (Pearl District)

August 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Mellow Mushroom 1411 NW Flanders Street Portland, Oregon 97209 Map It! Ph: 503-224-9019 Hours: Su-Th: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; F, Sa: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Website | Menu | Twitter | Facebook Lunch Money: $$-$$$ Rating: I’ve been meaning to write this review FOREVER…or maybe it just seems that way since Portland’s Mellow […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Beer · Bring the Kids · Business Lunch · Chains · Family Fun · Finger Food · First Date Place · Happy Hour · Hipster-Friendly · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Lunch and Shopping · NW · Oh So Retro · Pearl District · People-Watching · Pizza · Salads · Sandwiches · Silverware Optional

Review: Boke Bowl (SE Industrial District)

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Boke Bowl 1028 SE Water Avenue Portland, OR 97214 Map It! Website | Twitter | Facebook | Menu Lunch money: $$-$$$ Rating: Portland has a lot of noodle options. Like, A LOT of noodle options. So when the buzz-a-thon about Boke Bowl opening their first permanent location began to spread via Twitter, I knew I […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Chopsticks · Day Off Spot · First Date Place · Foodies Love It · Friendly Waitstaff · Grand Opening · Hangover Cure · Hipster-Friendly · Hot Right Now · I'm Sick! · Japanese · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · Ramen · SE · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Trendy · Worth a Walk in the Rain

Review: Mercato

February 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Mercato 904 NW Couch Street Portland, OR 503-219-9966 Map It! Rating:     UPDATE: Mercato is now closed. Wow, I think the Lunch Lady has a new favorite lunch spot in the Pearl. From the big screen TVs behind the counter (when we were there three were displaying the menu and the other was tuned […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Bring the Kids · Business Lunch · Closed · Coffee and More · Cute Waitstaff · First Date Place · Friendly Waitstaff · Garlic Lovers · Grand Opening · In Need of Caffeine · Italian · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Lunch and Shopping · Lunch with Friends · Pearl District · People-Watching · Pizza · Place to Celebrate · Spicy! · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Take the streetcar · To-Go, Please · Trendy

HH Review: The Sapphire Hotel

January 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Sapphire Hotel 5008 SE Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 503-232-6333 **Opens at 4 p.m. Map It! Rating: Dark, candlelit and romantic, Sapphire Hotel is both a terrific place for a date or gathering with friends for happy hour. It’s an especially nice place to duck into on one of those long, rainy Stumptown winter afternoons, when […]

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Tags: $$ · Art · Burgers · Cute Waitstaff · Day Off Spot · First Date Place · Foodies Love It · Friendly Waitstaff · Happy Hour · Hipster-Friendly · Hole-in-the-Wall · Late Night · Liquid Lunch · Music · Neighborhood Haunts · Oh So Retro · People-Watching · Place to Celebrate · Romantic · Salads · SE · Stiff Drinks · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Vegan · Vegetarian

Review: Todai Sushi and Seafood Buffet CLOSED

January 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Todai Sushi and Seafood Buffet (Inside Pioneer Place) 340 SW Morrison Street, 4th Floor Portland, OR 97204 503-294-0007 Map It! Rating: It’s not everyday I get to enjoy endless sushi, salads, noodles, teriyaki chicken, multiple desserts and more all in one place! So I was extremely excited to try Todai—I actually skipped dinner the night […]

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Tags: $$$$ · Buffet · Chains · Chinese · Chopsticks · Downtown · Family Fun · First Date Place · Japanese · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · Place to Celebrate · Salads · Seafood · Splurge · Sushi · Take MAX · Take the Out-of-Towners

Review: The Cheesecake Factory

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

The Cheesecake Factory (At Washington Square) 9309 SW Washington Square Road Portland, OR 503-620-1100 Map It! Rating: OK, the moniker The Cheesecake Factory is a little misleading, because this place serves WAY more than just cheesecake. In fact, for a chain restaurant, it’s some of the best food in the burbs! I try to avoid […]

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Tags: $$$ · $$$$ · Bring the Kids · Brunch for Lunch · Burgers · Business Lunch · Chains · Day Off Spot · Family Fun · First Date Place · Friendly Waitstaff · Leisure Lunch · Lunch and Shopping · Lunch with Friends · Outdoor Dining · People-Watching · Picky Eaters · Pizza · Place to Celebrate · Salads · Special Events · Splurge · SW · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Boss · Take the Out-of-Towners · Tigard · Trendy

Review: Thai Peacock

January 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Thai Peacock 219 SW 9th Avenue Portland, OR 503-228-2310 Map It! Rating: If you like Thai food and you haven’t been to Thai Peacock you are really missing out. Located down the block from Jackpot Records on SW Ninth, it’s an easy walk from most downtown workplaces—and it’s worth that walk! It’s like I died […]

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Tags: $$ · Downtown · First Date Place · Lunch with Friends · Noodles · Romantic · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take the Boss · Thai · To-Go, Please