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We're thrilled to announce our 2018 Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists! Read on for semifinalists in all categories, from Outstanding Restaurant to Rising Star Chef of the Year. We'll announce the final Restaurant and Chef Award nominees, as well as the nominees for our Media and Restaurant Design Awards, in Philadelphia on Wednesday, March 14.

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— James Beard

2018 A-List Restauraunt Awards – NOBLE ROT

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Oregon Wine A-List Awards – The Oregon Wine A-List Awards recognize restaurants across the world displaying enthusiasm for Oregon wine and a deep appreciation of the diverse regions, varietals and producers of Oregon.

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— Oregon Wine

Best of Portland Readers Poll – NOBLE ROT

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BEST PORTLAND WINE BAR – “Noble Rot features one of the finest, sunset-viewing patios in all of Portland. Oh, and we hear the wine selection is pretty good, too.”

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— Willamette Week

52 Portland Patios to Catch the 2017 Summer Sun

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“Few things are better than sipping wine in the sunshine with a killer view. That’s why on sunny days, seats on Noble Rot’s rooftop patio are a highly coveted lot. Co-owners and wine experts Kimberly Bernosky and Courtney Storrs know how to the stock the wine list with interesting, worldly options by the glass or flight, and chef co-owner Leather Storrs executes a fun, approachable menu to match. Note Noble Rot supplies extra sunglasses and sunblock you can use on the house” – EATER STAFF

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— Eater

Oregon Wines Come of Age – May 2017

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“Noble Rot … which turns 15 this month, offers epic views of the city, terrific food (with produce sourced form an organic rooftop garden) and a consistently rotating bottle list highlighting a Dozen Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs at a time. Choose form six Pinot Noirs by the glass, plus other varieties, during Oregon Wine Month.” – Katherine Cole, Alaska Airlines Beyond

— Alaska Beyond Magazine

Portland City Guide

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“Noble Rot on East Burnside keeps it seasonal by growing many of its ingredients on its rooftop garden, while the views across the river aren’t too shabby either. Try the sweet potato falafel, quinoa, roast vegetables, harissa and sumac yogurt.” – Robert Hull, The Guardian USA

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Outdoor dining spots in the Portland area

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“This hip 4th-floor wine bar off East Burnisde treats guests to an amazing view of the Portland skyline. Enjoy seasonal dishes made with ingredients from the restaurant’s rooftop garden, and try a myriad of fantastic wines from Oregon and abroad.” – KATU Staff

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