Blue Spoon Brunch

It’s no secret that the East End’s Blue Spoon restaurant is one of Meredith and my absolute favorites in Portland – I’m pretty sure that it was the first place we covered on Map & Menu – and I don’t try to hide the fact that brunch is probably my favorite meal of the day, so by mixing the two, you’re pretty much guaranteeing a recipe for Map & Menu success. Open summer weekend mornings are a rarity in our home. Between travel and weddings, we find that we’re seldom in Portland and not completely exhausted on the Saturday and Sunday mornings … Continue reading Blue Spoon Brunch

Blue Spoon

For four years now, we’ve been building our love for what have become our Portland staples, and Blue Spoon, a neighborhood favorite in Portland’s East End, easily qualifies as one of our favorites. Each time we’re there, I find myself daydreaming about the next time we’ll be back, long before we’ve even finished eating. The cozy restaurant can fill up quickly, but is worth whatever wait you might encounter. For lunch or on early summer evenings, the room is filled with warm, natural light, but once the sun goes down, the restaurant far from loses any of its charm. I honestly … Continue reading Blue Spoon