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Entries Tagged as 'Oh So Retro'

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

Photo Gallery: Cosmic Soda Pop & Candy Shop

February 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Cosmic Soda Pop & Candy Shop (formerly Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop) 817 SE 34th Avenue (between Belmont and Morrison) Portland, Oregon 97214 Map It! Ph: 503-894-8980 Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily Website | Facebook | Twitter Candy money: $$ Rating: With more than 200 varieties of unique and hard-to-find bottled sodas, […]

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Tags: $$ · Art · Bring the Kids · Candy · Day Off Spot · Family Fun · Friendly Waitstaff · I Love the '80s · Oh So Retro · SE · Unique to Portland · WiFi-Friendly

Review: Skyline Restaurant

December 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Skyline Restaurant 1313 NW Skyline Boulevard Portland, OR 97229 503-292-6727 Map It! Rating: Foodies around the world know the name James Beard, one of the most acclaimed American chefs of all time, so it’s a little odd to see a browned-with-age newspaper clipping framed on the wall at Skyline touting Beard’s professed devotion for this […]

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Tags: $$ · Bring the Kids · Burgers · Day Off Spot · Diner Grub · Family Fun · Finger Food · Friendly Waitstaff · Hangover Cure · Hot Dogs · Leisure Lunch · Lotsa Meat! · Lunch with Friends · NW · Oh So Retro · Portland Classic · Stumptown Lunch Favorite · Take Mom and Dad · Take the Out-of-Towners · Unique to Portland

Review: Billy Heartbeats

November 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Billy Heartbeats (Lloyd Center Mall) 2039 Lloyd Center Portland, OR 97204 503-288-6010 Map It! Rating: The conversation usually starts like this: “I want to get a malt,” he says. Lunch Lady: Rolling my eyes because I know where this is going. Him: “Let’s go to that diner place at Lloyd Center.” LL: “You always say […]

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Tags: $$ · Bring the Kids · Burgers · Diner Grub · Friendly Waitstaff · Great Fries · Lunch and a Movie · Lunch and Shopping · NE · Oh So Retro · People-Watching · Take MAX

Review: House of Louie

July 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

House of Louie 331 NW Davis Street Portland, Oregon 97209 503-228-9898 Map It! Rating:   House of Louie has been around for as long as I can remember, but it wasn’t until a rebellious night during my freshman year in college that I actually visited the Chinatown restaurant. Being that was more than ten years […]

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Tags: $$ · Chinese · Downtown · Friendly Waitstaff · I Have a Hangover · NW · Oh So Retro · Old Town/Chinatown · Portland Classic · Take MAX

Review: Virginia Café

February 11th, 2008 · No Comments

  Virginia Café NEW ADDRESS: 820 SW 10th Avenue Portland, OR 503-227-0033 Map It! Rating:     [Editor’s Note: It’s official, the Virginia Cafe has moved to 820 SW 10th Avenue, just across from the library. We are planning to check out the new digs and let you know what we think very soon!] Over the […]

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Tags: $$ · $$$ · Burgers · Diner Grub · Dive Bar Lunch · Don't Bring the Kids · Downtown · Friendly Waitstaff · Great Fries · Hangover Cure · Happy Hour · Hipster-Friendly · Liquid Lunch · Lunch with Friends · Neighborhood Haunts · Oh So Retro · People-Watching · Portland Classic · Stiff Drinks · SW · Take MAX · Unique to Portland

Review: Pizza Boys Plus

January 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Pizza Boys Plus 17788 Pilkington Road Lake Oswego, OR 503-697-1610 Map It! Rating: Oh. My. God! I have driven by this little pizza shop probably a hundred times, but I had never stopped in until today. Now I’m wondering why I’ve never tried it before. I called ahead and ordered a small pizza and an […]

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Tags: $$ · Burgers · Delivery · Finger Food · Friendly Waitstaff · Garlic Lovers · Hangover Cure · Hole-in-the-Wall · Hot Dogs · Italian · Lake Oswego · Lotsa Cheese! · Lotsa Meat! · Oh So Retro · Pizza · Wings

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: Giant Drive-In

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Giant Drive-In 15840 Boones Ferry Road Lake Oswego, OR 503-636-0255 Map It! Rating: Burger lovers rejoice! Giant Drive-In has been a Lake Oswego staple for decades, and it’s easy to see why this little burger joint has been able to last so long: They’ve got great burgers. Sure, you can go in for just a […]

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Tags: $ · $$ · Burgers · Diner Grub · Great Fries · Hangover Cure · Lake Oswego · Lotsa Meat! · Neighborhood Haunts · Oh So Retro · Outdoor Dining · Silverware Optional · To-Go, Please