1416 SE Stark St., 683-3676, ensowinery.com.
This urban winery is a tops of the new wave, from its
urban-garagiste ambience to its affordable $5 Resonate reds and whites
to $10 taster trays
We arrived at TeSoAria (4003 N Williams Ave., 971-229-0050, tesoaria.com)
a half-hour before it was scheduled to close on a Thursday evening. We
figured it would be a quick visit. Two hours, 10
Despite its generic brick, hardwood and neutral-green décor, Carmella’s (1320 SE Water Ave., 232-1633, carmellaswines.com)
reveals unexpected comforts. And unexpected strangeness. Bedford will
The wine bar is poised on the edge of something new.
Think back to the birth of Portland’s craft brewery bars
back in the ’80s and ’90s: It was exciting. Rather than emulating the
Just down the road from Hawks PDX sex club and My Father’s Place, Oso Market + Bar (726 SE Grand Ave., 232-6400, osomarket.com)
joins Enso, Clay Pigeon and Sauvage wine bars at the frontier of
Although the bar is dubbed “savage” in French, nothing at Sauvage (537 SE Ash St., No. 102, 971-258-5829, sauvagepdx.com)
falls below perfectly refined—except maybe the taxidermied goose