Departure Blog

National Honey Month

National Honey Month ­– Urban Beekeeping   Urban Farmer occupies the historic Meier & Frank building in downtown Portland. Perched on the top floor is our sister restaurant, Departure, as...

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Farm to Shaker

Farm to Shaker Spring is here, the sun has been shining and all things are coming out of hibernation, including us! To honor this most welcome seasonal transition we are...

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GG Is Global!

Departure Restaurant + Lounge, Portland, OR GG Is Global! 2018 started off with Chef Gregory taking 5 weeks to travel through Thailand and Japan, eating, learning and researching.  He spent...

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Dry Beverage Menu

Dry Beverage Menu The month of January has seen us devote an entirely new cocktail menu to beautiful dry cocktails, to give all guests a flavor of our beverage program...

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Dry Beverage Program

  Dry Beverage Program Happy New Year! While many of us make resolutions for the month of January, promising ourselves that we will eat this, or won’t drink that, we...

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Welcome Back Peking Duck!

Departure Restaurant + Lounge, Portland, OR Welcome Back Peking Duck! For the 7th year in a row we are welcoming back a Departure favorite and local holiday tradition: Peking Duck. ...

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7th Annual Vegan Dinner

7th Annual Vegan Dinner In keeping with tradition, October 4th saw our 7th vegan dinner up at Departure. Over the years it has become fairly well known around Portland, and...

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Portland Monthly

What better way to celebrate late summer’s bounty by gracing the cover of our own Portland Monthly magazine!  Portland Monthly was started in 2003 by a sibling team, and after...

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