Check out the April 2018 issue of The Pearl, for a great piece — Inside Tanner Creek Tavern.
In “A Tale of Two Taverns” Andrew Collins talks with Tanner Creek Tavern owner, David Machado.
“Venerable Portland restaurateur David Machado has once again struck gold with a restaurant and bar that’s fun for a casual gastropub experience or a grand culinary feast.
It’s an impressive feat, launching a hotel restaurant that’s as appealing to locals as it is to overnight guests. But David Machado appears to have figured out the magic formula. With the opening last September of Tanner Creek Tavern (875 NW Everett St, 971-865-2888), Machado now operates three restaurants inside local hotels, and at each one—on any given night—you’ll find a mix of out-of-towners, folks who live or work in the neighborhood, and foodies from elsewhere in Portland enjoying reliably fantastic food, drink, and conversation. “We kind of do our own thing inside the real estate that houses a hotel,” says Machado, matter-of-factly.”