"World's Largest" Draft Beer Selection Coming to Portland


Food & Drink
The Portland Business Journal reported yesterday that restaurant chain Yard House is planning to open a Portland location at Pioneer Place mall. As well as "classic rock," the restaurant claims to offer the "world's largest selection of draft beer." The PBJ suggests the former Todai space on the shopping center's fourth floor will be the new location, and it's difficult to imagine another place in ...   More
Friday, August 19, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Stumptown Coffee Has Been Sold, Industry Sources Tell WW


Stumptown, the iconic and fiercely independent company that helped define coffee in this city, has been sold to a New York investment firm, according to records and interviews with industry officials. A coffee industry executive has confirmed for WW that Stumptown’s new investors claimed to have bought 90 percent of the Portland company. The sale ends the company’s 12-year life as a local brand ...   More
Sunday, June 5, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Second Source Confirms Stumptown Buyout


Another coffee industry executive has come forward to confirm Stumptown Coffee's sale to investment firm TSG Consumer Partners. Tony Dreyfuss, co-owner of Chicago’s Metropolis Coffee Company, told WW that he was also approached by TSG in early May, and he also was told that the investment firm owns a controlling stake of Stumptown. “They mentioned that they had an ownership stake in Stumptown,” ...   More
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 RUTH BROWN


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