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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 »


On the move: Upper Crust Bistro & Bakery loses its lease, but find its pizza and baked goods at the farmers markets

The baker statue outside Upper Crust Bistro & Bakery on North 21st Street is on hiatus, but look for the return of the bakery. Photo by Peter Haley/Staff photographer

Consider Tacoma’s Upper Crust Bistro & Bakery on the move, not closed. The popular North End restaurant that served eclectic European eats and all kinds of baked goods lost its lease at the end of July, but owner Loren Robinson said he’s getting closer in narrowing a new location. His ideal neighborhoods would be Sixth or Proctor, but he said he’ll relocate to another Tacoma neighborhood if he finds the right space. Fans of Robinson’s baked goods and pastries can still find those at Read more »