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Portland gets a Parisian-style restaurant with the classics

In Portland, Ore., a French Restaurant Serves the Classics

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Location: OR-Portland

Story Date: 11/1/2018

Publisher: The New York Times   

Author: Catherine M. Allchin

With several French restaurants and legends like the chef Gabriel Rucker already in residence in Portland, Ore., the city might not have expected the arrival of a newcomer, Bistro Agnes. But Greg Denton and Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton, the couple who won a James Beard award for their Argentine-inspired restaurant Ox, believed that Portland had lacked French classics for a few years. They wanted to create, in their former SuperBite space downtown, a Parisian-style bistro with dishes like coq au vin, escargot and sole meunière. No modern riffs here: The menu is old-school.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: New Places