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Tag: Porter’s Tacoma

Oct.
28th

First bite: Porter’s Place reopens on South Tacoma Way

Porter is a name synonymous with barbecue in Western Washington. Alton Porter opened Porter’s Place in Tacoma in 1994, the same year his late father, Gene Porter, opened Dixie’s in Bellevue. Later came the family’s barbecue stands at Safeco Field.

If the name Porter doesn’t register, these words just might: “Have you met ‘The Man?’ ” Read more »

Oct.
4th

Restaurants on the move: Porter’s opens on South Tacoma Way, and updates on Upper Crust and Sidebar Bistro

The smoked pork ribs at Porter's Place Southern Cuisine & BBQ are supple, smoky and three-napkin good.

More than six months after closing in the perch situated above La Quinta hotel, Porter’s Place Southern Cuisine & BBQ has reopened on South Tacoma Way. Owner Alton Porter resumed business last week. The restaurant will serve lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sunday-Monday. Click “more” for details. Read more »