I arrived in this weird Pacific Northwest city back in the early 2000s, settling into a house in Portland’s then-undesirable Northeast neighborhood. I remember being pretty dismayed with the food options in the area, venturing out one night, determined to find a great restaurant nearby. Thankfully, I stumbled upon a dimly lit corner spot on Fremont Avenue, where the menu at Acadia pulled me in, full of seafood and Cajun spices, and I stayed for both dinner and dessert.
Tag: menu labeling
Despite the discussion over the many business-related implications included in the recent health care reform bill, one large component of the bill will hit the restaurant industry right in the middle of the menu. Included in the bill are regulations for restaurants to implement dish nutritional details alongside their menu listings. According to the new […]
Today’s Food Newsbits: North Korea Gets First Fast Food; Yum Brands Calls For Stronger Menu Labeling
The London Telegraph reported this weekend that North Korea recently opened its first fast food establishment, following the opening of its first Italian restaurant in March. The Samtaeseong diner, which opened in Pyongyang in June, offers ‘minced beef with bread’ instead of hamburger, conforming to the country’s long standing ban on Western influences. Other menu offerings include […]
Posted by Jennifer Heigl Hot on the heels of new legislation in Multnomah County (where Portland resides), the Oregon House of Representatives recently approved a new menu-labeling bill that would affect food service operations statewide. The proposed bill, similar to ones already passed in King County, Wash., New York City, N.Y., and Philadelphia, Penn., would […]